logo-image

Oleksiy focuses on dispute resolution, white-collar crime, M&A, telecommunications, insurance law, and GR.

Recognition:
  • highly regarded lawyer in M&A and private equity, IFLR1000 2018 
  • recommended expert for Telecom & Media, Who's Who Legal: TMT 2017
  • highly rated lawyer for corporate / M&A and dispute resolution, Chambers Global 2017
  • recommended lawyer for corporate / M&A and dispute resolution, Chambers Europe 2017
  • leading lawyer in commercial, corporate and M&A; dispute resolution, The Legal 500: EMEA 2017
  • recognized lawyer for corporate, M&A, foreign investment, litigation, project finance and development, information technologies and telecommunications, Best Lawyers 2017
  • notable practitioner in corporate / M&A, litigation; telecommunications & media, Ukrainian Law Firms 2017. A Handbook for Foreign Clients
  • highly regarded lawyer in M&A and private equity, IFLR1000 2018 
  • recommended expert for Telecom & Media, Who's Who Legal: TMT 2017
  • highly rated lawyer for corporate / M&A and dispute resolution, Chambers Global 2017
  • recommended lawyer for corporate / M&A and dispute resolution, Chambers Europe 2017
  • leading lawyer in commercial, corporate and M&A; dispute resolution, The Legal 500: EMEA 2017
  • recognized lawyer for corporate, M&A, foreign investment, litigation, project finance and development, information technologies and telecommunications, Best Lawyers 2017
  • notable practitioner in corporate / M&A, litigation; telecommunications & media, Ukrainian Law Firms 2017. A Handbook for Foreign Clients
  • highly experienced professional in M&A, Who's Who Legal: M&A 2017
  • one of the world's leading practitioners in Government Contracts, Who's Who Legal: Government Contracts 2016
  • one of the best experts in Ukraine for technology, media and telecommunications, Guide to the World's Leading Technology, Media & Telecommunications Lawyers (Expert Guides) 2015
  • holder of the International Law Office (ILO) Client Choice Award 2014 (Litigation, Ukraine)
  • shortlisted as The Best European Managing Partner of the Year, The Lawyer European Awards 2014
  • The Best Law Firm Partner of the Year, Legal Awards 2013
  • one of the Top 25 leading lawyers in Ukraine, Ukrainian Law Firms 2011. A Handbook for Foreign Clients
Read more Hide
Education:

Institute of International Relations of Kyiv National University, 1996.

Membership and Activities:
  • International Bar Association;
  • Ukrainian Bar Association;
  • Kyiv Region Bar Association;
Arbitrator's listing:
  • Vienna International Arbitration Center (VIAC);
  • Kazakhstan International Arbitration (KIA).
Representative transactions:
  • advised VimpelCom, a leading international telecommunications holding and a parent of the leading Ukrainian mobile telecom operator Kyivstar, on a 2.2 billion USD Eurobond issue by its subsidiary VimpelCom Holdings B.V.;
  • advised Telenor, a major shareholder of the leading Ukrainian mobile operator Kyivstar G.S.M., on corporate governance issues, dealt with litigations commenced by Alfa Group and its affiliates in Ukraine;
  • advised ED&F Man Holdings, a major global supplier of food, feeds, and biofuels, on the acquisition and operation of its sugar production facilities in Ukraine, including the associated corporate, regulatory, and litigation issues, including defending the company's interests against abusive litigation brought about by other shareholders;
  • advised VimpelCom, a leading international telecommunications holding and a parent of the leading Ukrainian mobile telecom operator Kyivstar, on a 2.2 billion USD Eurobond issue by its subsidiary VimpelCom Holdings B.V.;
  • advised Telenor, a major shareholder of the leading Ukrainian mobile operator Kyivstar G.S.M., on corporate governance issues, dealt with litigations commenced by Alfa Group and its affiliates in Ukraine;
  • advised ED&F Man Holdings, a major global supplier of food, feeds, and biofuels, on the acquisition and operation of its sugar production facilities in Ukraine, including the associated corporate, regulatory, and litigation issues, including defending the company's interests against abusive litigation brought about by other shareholders;
  • advised Molson Coors Brewing Company, one of the world's largest beer companies, on various Ukrainian corporate law issues, including those related to the establishment and operation of a Ukrainian subsidiary;
  • advised EDB, a major IT group in the Nordic countries, on various Ukrainian law issues relating to its subsidiaries;
  • advised Credit Agricole in connection with the collection of a large debt in Ukraine, including in the associated litigation and enforcement proceedings;
  • advised AT&T in connection with licensing and compliance requirements under Ukrainian telecommunications laws;
  • advised Russia Partners Investment Fund on the acquisition of Insurance Company "International Insurance Group" and the acquisition of the Into-Sana Group, a leading private healthcare and insurance service provider in Southern Ukraine;
  • advised Sputnik Group, a major Russian and CIS private equity fund, on corporate and insurance law issues, including the due diligence of a Ukrainian life insurance subsidiary;
  • advised Philip Morris Ukraine on various privacy issues under Ukrainian law;
  • advised a leading international steel trader on litigation and a leading international grain trader on the recognition and enforcement of an arbitral award in Ukraine;
  • advised a global provider of electronic engineering and network solutions in connection with the international restructuring of the company, including for its subsidiaries in Ukraine;
  • advised a major Ukrainian pharmaceutical company on the corporate, employment, and competition law issues related to company restructuring, as well as the international debt and equity fund raising perspectives.
Read more Hide
write to us