On 9 October 2018, Viktoriya Ogryza (Head of Legal Department at PepsiCo Ukraine) held the lecture on ethic in advertising opening a new season at EBA-Asters Legal Development Program (EBA-Asters Legal School), a unique free of charge platform for Ukrainian legal practitioners sharing experience and best practices to secure legal support and protection of business.
The new season introduces the expansion of the Legal School agenda by the most pressing Ukrainian legal issues in business, such us regulation of LLC activities (the lecture will be delivered by Asters Of Counsel Leonid Antonenko, Counsel Oles Kvyat and Associate Maryana Sayenko); crucial cyber threats for businesses in Ukraine and the most efficient ways to minimize risks (lecturers: Asters Partner Yuriy Kotliarov and Asters Information Security Officer Oleksandr Makarevich), as well as compliance in relationship between a supplier and distributors, clients (lecture by Maria Paias, Legal Director at L'Oréal Ukraine). Also within the Legal School's program Asters Partner Igor Svechkar and Counsel Sergiy Glushchenko will shed the light on the fundamentals of the State Aid law, and Asters Senior Associates Inesa Letych and Olga Lepikhina will explain labor and family law aspects of threats for business.
"PepsiCo has been operating in Ukraine since 1992, and in more than 26 years we have gained extensive experience in solving real challenges Ukrainian businesses face in their daily work." – commentsViktoriya Ogryza. “It is my pleasure to join the EBA-Asters Legal School speakers' panel consisting of top-level experts and to share our company's best practices in legal support of business in Ukraine.”
“We are happy that Legal Development Program, a joint CSR project of the EBA and Asters, keeps developing and is in high demand among Ukrainian legal specialists,” – Marianna Khomitska, EBA Management Development Centre Team Leader, points out. "The excellent reputation this educational program has gained since its launch back in 2013 has allowed us to unite the all-star lecturer's team in the new season of our project. Such professional speakers for sure will help the School's attendees to broaden and deepen their skills and professional qualifications in business law."
The Legal School's agenda and registration for the lectures are available following this link.
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PepsiCo products are enjoyed by consumers one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. PepsiCo Ukraineis one of the leaders of Ukrainian food and beverages market, represented by LLC Sandora and PJSC Wimm-Bill-Dann. The company’s portfolio in Ukraine includes soft drinks, juices, snacks, milk products, and baby food.
European Business Association (EBA) - the premier organization for foreign business in Ukraine - brings together over 900 European, Ukrainian and international companies. EBA was established in 1999 as a forum for discussion and resolution of problems facing the private sector in Ukraine. This initiative of business people was supported by the European Commission. Being a non-profit Association of legal entities, the EBA sees its core mission as representing the interests of European and domestic investors in Ukraine, and improving the investment climate has been the EBA’s major concern since the moment it was founded.
Asters Law Firm Attorneys' Partnership is the largest law firm in Ukraine that was created as a result of combination of Asters with the team of EPAP Ukraine. Chambers Europe 2018 recognizes 22 lawyers of the combined firm – the largest number of the renowned practitioners in a single Ukrainian law firm.