Yaroslav Petrov, Counsel at Asters, actively participated in the Working Group on Renewable Energy within the Ukraine Sector Competitiveness Strategy Project launched by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development and co-financed by the European Union and the Government of Sweden.
In particular, Yaroslav Petrov in co-authorship with Maksym Sysoiev (Associate at Dentons) prepared the report “Implementation phases of projects for construction of Biomass/Biogas based power and/or heat generation facilities", which was included into the project summary published in December 2015. The report is available at this link.
"The OECD thanks Mr. Yaroslav Petrov (Counsel, Asters) and Mr. Maksym Sysoiev (Associate, Dentons) for providing valuable insights to the project summary and for preparing the in-depth report on the implementation phases of projects for construction of Biomass/Biogas based power and heat generation facilities", - representatives of the OECD comment.
The OECD project Sector Competitiveness Strategy for Ukraine was launched to support the government in designing reforms, to strengthen Ukraine's economic development in prioritized sectors. The project is a part of the OECD Eurasia Competitiveness Programme, launched in 2008, aimed at accelerating the economic reforms and improving the business climate to achieve sustainable economic growth and employment in Central Asia and Eastern Europe.
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Asters is a full-service independent national law firm that has maintained a strong presence in Ukraine since 1995. Asters is a two-time winner of the Law Firm of the Year: Ukraine and the CIS award (The Lawyer European Awards 2014 and 2015), Law Firm of the Year (Ukraine) award (Who's Who Legal Awards 2014), Law Firm of the Year award (Ukrainian Legal Awards 2014) and is also named No.1 law firm in Ukraine according to the 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 Top 50 Law Firms Annual National Ranking.