KPMG in Ukraine legal practice was highly ranked by the annual overview of legal market services, held by the Ukrainian Law Firms 2015.
The legal practice of KPMG in Ukraine was acknowledged among the best in the following nine practice areas: antitrust & competition, banking & finance, corporate (mergers & acquisitions), energy & natural resources, labor & employment, litigation, medicine & healthcare, pharmaceuticals, real estate & construction, tax consulting.
Our leading experts – partner, directors and senior managers – were acknowledged as notable practitioners by the Ukrainian Law Firms:
Oleg Chayka, Oksana Olekhova and Yuliya Nogovitsyna were also named as leading experts of KPMG legal practice.
The rating of notable practitioners was based on the results of independent poll with market participants and submissions of the project portfolio provided by law firms.
According to the Ukrainian Law Firms an important feature in KPMG legal practice is further development of the tax dispute resolution group and strong industrial focus. The edition highlights the services rendered by KPMG team to a foreign oil company on cross-border settlements in Ukraine; and support to a leading international contractor in energy infrastructure area on structuring of cooperation with Ukrenergo regarding construction of power substations. The team on consulting the leading supplier of renewable energy equipment was headed by Sergey Popov and Oksana Olekhova.
The handbook also describes consulting services of KPMG in Ukraine rendered to one of the leading marketing and wholesale companies involved in sales of household appliances on vertical restraints arrangements in Ukraine; assisting on share acquisition of the largest manufacturer of sack paper and paper sacks in Russia and Europe. The lawyers of KPMG in Ukraine with Tatiana Zamorska and Yuriy Katser also advised the leading Ukrainian bank on insider transactions, loan provisions and Crimean business matters; acted as consultant for Martifer international company on strategies of mitigating Forex risks in Ukraine and investment repatriation.
The key focus of the handbook is paid to tax advice of KPMG in Ukraine rendered to international investors doing business in Ukraine. Namely last year the team of Sergey Popov rendered comprehensive tax advice to a leading Ukrainian alcohol producer on group international restructuring and personal tax planning services; advised the largest Ukraine-based mystery shopping services provider on restructuring and implementing a new operating model in Ukraine, CIS and EU countries.
Ukrainian Law Firms highlights the development of corporate and M&A flow of KPMG in Ukraine’s legal practice as well as vigorous activity of KPMG team led by Sergey Popov, Tatiana Zamorska, Yuliya Nogovitsyna and Oksana Olekhova in pharmaceutical industry; Oleg Chayka and Tatiana Zamorska team in restructuring of business and assets in Crimea and further development of residential property projects.
We are happy to congratulate Sergey Popov, Tatiana Zamorska, Oleg Chayka, Yuliya Nogovitsyna, Oksana Olekhova, Maksym Zavalnyy, Andriy Reun, Yuriy Katser and the whole team of KPMG in Ukraine legal practice with this acknowledgement and wish them all the success in further projects and new challenges!
Detailed information on the acknowledgements can be found in the Ukrainian Law Firms 2015 (pp. 121 – 202, "Who is who" section).
About the Ukrainian Law Firms:
The Ukrainian Law Firms is a solid handbook for foreign clients with a detailed information on the activity of leading legal firms during the year. The edition describes main projects and gives key contacts of the legal firms.