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Oksana advises clients on both contentious and non-contentious issues. Her legal expertise spans a range of areas including dispute resolution, corporate, M&A, and general commercial issues with a particular focus on regulated industries that include agriculture, FMCG and TMT. Oksana also advised on complex and novel disputes, as well as represented clients' interests before Ukrainian courts of all levels and international arbitration tribunals.

Education:
  • National Academy of Management, 2008
  • AFW Wirtschaftsakademie Bad Harzburg, MBA program, 2017
Languages:
English, Russian, Ukrainian
Membership and activities:
  • Ukrainian Bar Association, 2010
Representative experience:

Oksana advised the following clients:

  • Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan UK LLP, lead counsel acting for the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine, in connection with court proceedings in the High Court of Justice in London commenced by the Trustee, The Law Debenture Trust Corporation, against Ukraine regarding its alleged debt under 3 billion USD bonds purportedly issued by Ukraine in 2013 and 100% taken up by the Russian Federation, and assisting in Ukraine's appeal against the summary judgment of the High Court in these proceedings. Asters is acting as the local Ukrainian counsel in this matter.
  • Group DF in a series of corporate disputes against OJSC "Uralkalii" with regard to the shares of PJSC "Azot" (Cherkassy).
  • Swedbank in a series of disputes with its borrowers regarding the collection of large outstanding debts totalling over 100 million USD, their recovery against mortgaged property.
  • VimpelCom, a leading international telecommunications holding and a parent of the leading Ukrainian mobile telecom operator Kyivstar, on USD 2.2 billion Eurobond issue by its subsidiary VimpelCom Holdings B.V.
  • ED & F Man Holdings, a major global supplier of food, feeds, and biofuels, on operations of sugar production facilities in Ukraine, including associated M&A, corporate, regulatory, and customs law issues, including legal support regarding its tolling transaction (processing of foreign goods on Ukrainian facilities) covering all aspects of the deal, as well as advising regarding export of agricultural goods from Ukraine and its import to the European Union with use of all available tariff rate quotas under the DCFTA between Ukraine and the EU.

Oksana advised the following clients:

  • Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan UK LLP, lead counsel acting for the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine, in connection with court proceedings in the High Court of Justice in London commenced by the Trustee, The Law Debenture Trust Corporation, against Ukraine regarding its alleged debt under 3 billion USD bonds purportedly issued by Ukraine in 2013 and 100% taken up by the Russian Federation, and assisting in Ukraine's appeal against the summary judgment of the High Court in these proceedings. Asters is acting as the local Ukrainian counsel in this matter.
  • Group DF in a series of corporate disputes against OJSC "Uralkalii" with regard to the shares of PJSC "Azot" (Cherkassy).
  • Swedbank in a series of disputes with its borrowers regarding the collection of large outstanding debts totalling over 100 million USD, their recovery against mortgaged property.
  • VimpelCom, a leading international telecommunications holding and a parent of the leading Ukrainian mobile telecom operator Kyivstar, on USD 2.2 billion Eurobond issue by its subsidiary VimpelCom Holdings B.V.
  • ED & F Man Holdings, a major global supplier of food, feeds, and biofuels, on operations of sugar production facilities in Ukraine, including associated M&A, corporate, regulatory, and customs law issues, including legal support regarding its tolling transaction (processing of foreign goods on Ukrainian facilities) covering all aspects of the deal, as well as advising regarding export of agricultural goods from Ukraine and its import to the European Union with use of all available tariff rate quotas under the DCFTA between Ukraine and the EU.
  • S.C. Johnson, a global manufacturer of household cleaning supplies and other consumer chemicals, on various issues of corporate, commercial, customs, and labour law, including regulatory issues relating to imports of various goods to Ukraine, as well as in various disputes with governmental agencies, including disputes initiated by the governmental authorities seeking complete shut-down of the client's operation and the product ban in respect of certain products.
  • Philip Morris Ukraine on various issues of Ukrainian corporate, contract, and labour law, as well as in connection with advertising tobacco products, including indoor advertisements, special events, promotion, and the provision of promotional items.
  • Microsoft on a wide spectrum of Ukrainian telecommunication and data protection law issues, including in connection with the launch of a service.
  • Telia Carrier, a tier 1 network provider, on a variety of telecommunication issues, as well as in the development and implementation of a transfer pricing model for the Ukrainian market with the business peculiarities of the telecommunications industry.
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