Yaroslav Petrov, Counsel at Asters Law Firm, has been elected a Co-Chair of the Fuel & Energy Committee of the European Business Association (EBA) which has the largest membership of over 900 businesses operating in Ukraine. Co-Chairing will be conducted by Yaroslav in 2017 together with Maksym Sysoiev, Associate at Dentons.
The EBA Fuel & Energy Committee actively interacts with Ukrainian state authorities and international institutions, including the Energy Community, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, EU Support Group for Ukraine, International Monetary Fund, etc., on various legal and business matters and serves as an industry discussion, consulting and drafting platform.
“We are confident that upon leadership of Mr. Sysoiev and Mr. Petrov, the Committee will certainly reach positive results in its activity and promote a sustainable development of the fuel & energy industry in Ukraine,” – the official announcement of the European Business Association says.
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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 is a full-service independent national law firm that has maintained a strong presence in Ukraine since 1995. Asters has been acknowledged as the Law Firm of the Decade by Ukraine's Legal Awards 2016. The Firm 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, 2015 and 2016 Top 50 Law Firms Annual National Ranking.