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Tetiana Tyshchenko joins Asters as Partner
Asters, August 2020
Ukraine

Asters is pleased to announce that Tetiana Tyshchenko is joining the firm as a Partner as of 7 August 2020...

Asters Advises EBRD on Providing Loan to Lantmannen Axa
Asters, May 2020
Ukraine

Asters acts as a legal counsel to the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in connection with its financing to Lantmannen Axa, a leading producer of breakfast cereals in Ukraine that is owned by Sweden’s largest agribusiness cooperative, Lantmannen...

Asters recognized among elite world’s arbitration law firms by GAR 100 2020
Asters, May 2020
Ukraine

Asters has been listed among the world’s top international arbitration law firms by the recently published Global Arbitration Review – The GAR 100 (13th Edition), one of the most authoritative global independent researches of the best law firms specializing in international arbitration...

Asters wins 2020 Ukraine Law Firm of the Year from Chambers & Partners
Asters, April 2020
Ukraine

On 24 April 2020 Chambers & Partners, one of the world legal industry’s most prestigious ranking directory, announced Asters Ukraine Firm of the Year at its Chambers Europe Awards 2020 event which due to the coronavirus outbreak was held on-line and broadcasted via social media...

Asters Launches COVID-19 Task Force and Legal Support Hub
Asters, April 2020
Ukraine

Asters has organized a dedicated multi-disciplinary task force to address the most pressing issues for our clients in responding to COVID-19 outbreak...

Asters advises Regal Petroleum on acquisition of Arkona Gas-Energy
Asters, March 2020
Ukraine

Asters acted as a legal counsel to Regal Petroleum, a British oil and gas company, on its up to USD 8.63 million acquisition of Arkona Gas-Energy, a Ukrainian company holding the license to explore, develop and produce hydrocarbons in Svystunkivsko-Chervonolutske field located in Poltava region...

Asters Wins Stockholm Arbitration over Crypto Mining Equipment for ASK Technology Limited
Asters, January 2020
Ukraine

Asters successfully represented ASK Technology Limited, a leading Hong Kong manufacturer of multi-GPU systems for mining, rendering and AI, in a dispute with a Finnish company that was resolved in Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce...

Asters Announces Promotion of Four Lawyers to Counsel
Asters, January 2020
Ukraine

Asters is delighted to announce promotion of Olga Lepikhina, Kateryna Oliynyk, Anton Sintsov, and Oleksandr Volkov to counsel effective 1 January 2020. Olga Lepikhina Olga Lepikhina’s track record includes more than 10 years of experience working at leading international and Ukrainian law firms...

Asters Announces New Partner Talina Kravtsova
Asters, January 2020
Ukraine

Asters is delighted to announce appointment of Talina Kravtsova as Partner effective 1 January 2020. As a result, Asters partnership has grown to include 29 partners...

Asters Advises EBRD on up to EUR 10 Million Financing to Kormotech
Asters, December 2019
Ukraine

Asters acts as a legal counsel to the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in connection with its up to EUR 10 million financing to Kormotech Group. Kormotech is one of the top three market players in the Ukrainian pet food market and the first and largest Ukrainian producer of high-quality pet food for cats and dogs. The company exports its production to over 25 countries...

Asters Arbitration Moot Court School Celebrates its First Graduates
Asters, December 2019
Ukraine

On 15 December 2019, the closing lecture was delivered at Asters Arbitration Moot Court School 2019. About 20 students of the leading Ukrainian law schools from Kyiv, Kharkiv and Lviv took part in this new educational programme aimed at developing skills of young lawyers participating in the most prestigious international arbitration moot courts...

Asters Advises EBRD on EUR 10 Million Financing to Grain Alliance Group
Asters, December 2019
Ukraine

Asters acts as a legal counsel to the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in connection with its EUR 10 million financing to Grain Alliance Group, a large Ukrainian agricultural producer, which cultivates over 50,000 hectares of land and is owned by Claesson & Anderzen of Sweden...

Asters Advises Green Genius on the Construction of a 14 MW Solar Power Plant in Ivano-Frankivsk Region
Asters, December 2019
Ukraine

Asters acted as a legal counsel to Green Genius, a renewable energy company, part of Modus Group international holding, in connection with the construction of 14 MW solar power plant in the village of Zalukva (Ivano-Frankivsk region, Ukraine). The solar power plant in Zalukva was launched on 27 November 2019. This is the first solar power project implemented in Ukraine by Modus Group...

Asters Tops the List of Ukraine's 50 Leading Law Firms in 2019
Asters, December 2019
Ukraine

Asters has been ranked No. 1 Law Firm in Ukraine according to the 50 Leading Law Firms annual rating published on 2 December 2019 by Legal Practice weekly. According to the publication, Asters is "a flagship of the Ukrainian legal market"...

Eric Schultz Joins Asters Office in Washington D.C. as Senior Policy Advisor
Asters, April 2019
Ukraine

Asters is delighted to announce that Eric Schultz has joined the Firm's office in Washington D.C. as Senior Policy Advisor. Mr. Schultz will provide government and public relations services to Asters and its clients, focusing especially on the U.S. Government. Ambassador Schultz is a former senior American diplomat with decades of experience in the CIS and southern Africa...

Asters Opens the London Office
Asters, April 2019
Ukraine

Asters, the largest Ukrainian law firm, is expanding its international reach by setting up a new representative office in London in March 2019. This launch follows recent additions of Washington DC and Brussels offices and will foster existing ties with London-based clients, as well as develop new contacts and opportunities...

20 Asters Lawyers Esteemed in Chambers Europe 2019
Asters, April 2019
Ukraine

Chambers Europe, an influential annual review of the European legal market, in its 2019 guide recognizes 20 Asters lawyers – the largest number of the renowned practitioners in a single Ukrainian law firm...

GAR 100 2019 Ranks Asters Among World’s Arbitration Elite
Asters, April 2019
Ukraine

Asters has been listed among the world’s top international arbitration law firms by the recently published Global Arbitration Review – The GAR 100 (12th Edition), one of the most authoritative global independent researches of the best law firms specializing in international arbitration...

Asters Tops All Practices in The Legal 500 EMEA 2019 Guide's Ukraine Chapter
Asters, April 2019
Ukraine

Asters is the only Ukrainian law firm included in Tier 1 ranking in all 11 practices analyzed by The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East and Africa 2019 Guide: Banking, finance and capital markets; Commercial, corporate and M&A; Competition; Dispute resolution; Employment; Energy; Intellectual property; Private client; Real estate and construction; Tax; and White-collar crime...

Asters Shortlisted for The Lawyer European Awards 2019
Asters, January 2019
Ukraine

Asters has been shortlisted for The Lawyer European Awards 2019 in the category "Law firm of the year: Russia, Ukraine & the CIS". This prestigious international award was established by The Lawyer, an industry leader amongst legal news sources, to recognize law firms that are professionally marking their places in the European legal market...

Asters Advises IFC on Restructuring Deal with Mriya
Asters, December 2018
Ukraine

Asters has acted as a legal counsel to International Finance Corporation in connection with its recent restructuring deal with the Mriya group. Overall, the restructuring negotiations and procedures took up to 20 months...

Asters Tops the List of Ukraine's 50 Leading Law Firms in 2018
Asters, December 2018
Ukraine

Asters has been ranked No. 1 Law Firm in Ukraine according to the 50 Leading Law Firms annual rating published on 4 December 2018 by Legal Practice weekly. The research underlines the dynamic pace of the firm's development, its highest reputation among peers and involvement in the most essential transactions of 2018. In particular, Asters has been acknowledged by the market rivals as No...

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP and Asters Score for Oschadbank in a USD 1.3 Billion Investment Claim
Asters, November 2018
Ukraine

Asters has acted as local Ukrainian counsel to JSC Oschadbank, one of the largest financial institutions in the country, in connection with its claim against the Russian Federation for recovery of compensation as a result of the total loss of its investments in Crimea, with Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP acting as the lead counsel...

Asters Strengthens its Alternative Dispute Resolution Practice with the New Partner Oleksii Reznikov
Asters, November 2018
Ukraine

Asters is pleased to announce that Oleksii Reznikov has joined the team as a partner focusing on alternative dispute resolution practice as of 1 November 2018. Oleksii Reznikov has extensive experience in business consulting including his 20 years track record as a partner in the top Ukrainian law firms...

Asters Opens the Brussels Office
Asters, October 2018
Ukraine

Following the largest merger ever between two leading Ukrainian law firms, Asters is pleased to announce the launch of its representative office in Brussels in November 2018...

Asters Advises VR Capital Group on Acquisition of a 50% Stake in 34.75 MW Solar Power Plant Project
Asters, October 2018
Ukraine

Asters acted as a legal counsel to VR Capital Group on its acquisition of 50% of outstanding shares in PVK Energy Investments (Cyprus) from ICU, an independent asset management, private equity and investment advisory firm specialising in the emerging markets of Central and Eastern Europe. PVK Energy Investments is an owner of Solar Capital, which is building a 34...

Asters Defends Interests of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. Before Supreme Court
Asters, October 2018
Ukraine

Asters team successfully defended interests of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (Teva), one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies and generic producers, in a dispute on extension of patent term for medical product for additional 3 years over standard 20 years’ term...

The Largest Merger in the Legal Market of Ukraine Has Been Completed
Asters, October 2018
Ukraine

On September 27, 2018 the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine cleared merger of Asters and EPAP Ukraine. This completed the departure of EPAP Ukraine from the law firm of Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev & Partners. The newly created firm named Asters Law Firm Attorneys' Partnership was registered on October 1, 2018...

Asters Advises IFC on USD 30 million Financing to Astarta
Asters, September 2018
Ukraine

Asters acted as a Ukrainian law counsel to the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, in connection with a USD 30 million loan to Astarta, a leading agricultural producer in Ukraine...

Asters Partner Constantin Solyar Admitted to the New York Bar
Asters, September 2018
Ukraine

Having successfully passed the New York Bar exam Constantin Solyar was admitted to the bar on June 27, 2018 allowing him to practice US law. In his role as Partner at Asters Constantin focuses on advising clients on a variety of international tax matters and structuring their investments across the USA and Europe. His practice areas include corporate, M&A, and business law...

10 Asters Lawyers are Distinguished by Who's Who Legal 2018
Asters, September 2018
Ukraine

10 Asters lawyers have been recognized as world's leading law experts in their practice areas by the 2018 edition of Who's Who Legal, one of the most authoritative international legal reviews...

Asters' International Trade Team Secures a No-duty Outcome in Anti-dumping Investigation into UFC Imports
Asters, September 2018
Ukraine

Asters successfully defended a leading chemical producer in a 15 months anti-dumping investigation into urea formaldehyde concentrate (UFC) and urea formaldehyde resin (UFR) imports into Ukraine. The investigation was launched back in April 2017 following the complaint of a national player claiming that foreign UFC and UFR producers and exporters are engaged in unfair trade practices...

Anzhelika Livitska Joins Asters as Counsel
Asters, September 2018
Ukraine

Asters is delighted to announce that Anzhelika Livitska has joined the Firm's Energy & Natural Resources practice as counsel. Anzhelika has more than 22 years of experience in Energy & Natural Resources and Real Estate & Construction...

Asters and EPAP Ukraine Announce Merger
Asters, August 2018
Ukraine

Asters and EPAP Ukraine will merge on October 1, 2018. The combined firm will have offices in Kyiv and Washington, D.C. and will be Ukraine's largest with 26 partners and more than 140 associates. The firm's total headcount will include 250 employees...

Asters Defends Interests of PrivatBank Before the Supreme Court of Ukraine in Disputes Worth Over UAH 5 billion
Asters, July 2018
Ukraine

Asters has successfully defended the interests of JSC CB PrivatBank, the largest bank in Ukraine by assets, before the Cassation Commercial Court within the Supreme Court of Ukraine in disputes with LLC Agroterminal Logistic and PJSC Pivdenmedbiosintez Design and Search Institute. The disputes concerned the demands of PrivatBank's property guarantors to terminate mortgage contracts worth UAH 5...

Asters is Law Firm of the Year in Competition/Antitrust and Corporate according to The Best Lawyers 2019
Asters, June 2018
Ukraine

The Best Lawyers International, one of the most respected global peer-review surveys, released its 2019 edition pursuant to which Asters is the Law Firm of the Year in Ukraine in Competition/Antitrust and Corporate Law...

Asters advises Nestle on Ukrainian merger control aspects of two transactions with a total value of over USD 5 billion
Asters, May 2018
Ukraine

Asters provided legal advice to Nestle, one of the world�s largest food and beverage company, in obtaining merger clearances from the Ukrainian competition authority in connection with: - the acquisition of Atrium Innovations, a global leader in nutritional health products, from a group of investors led by Permira Funds for USD 2.3 billion in cash; - the sale of U.S...

Asters advises BSTDB on USD 20 million loan to Concern Galnaftogaz
Asters, April 2018
Ukraine

Asters acts as a legal counsel to the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank (BSTDB) in connection with its USD 20 million financing to Concern Galnaftogaz, a leading Ukrainian petroleum retailer company. A seven-year loan will assist the company to expand and upgrade its network of gas filling stations and meet its working capital needs...

Asters advises Anadolu Efes on a USD 2 billion merger of brewing businesses with AB InBev
Asters, April 2018
Ukraine

Asters acted as a Ukrainian legal counsel to Anadolu Efes Biracilik Ve Malt Sanayii A.S. (Anadolu Efes), one of the world�s largest brewing companies, and Efes Ukraine PrJSC, its Ukrainian subsidiary, in connection with the merger of businesses of Anadolu Efes and Anheuser-Busch InBev S.A./N.V. (AB InBev) in Ukraine and Russia...

Asters advises CMEC on signing a EUR 230 million contract with DTEK to build a 200 MW solar plant in Ukraine
Asters, April 2018
Ukraine

Asters acted as a legal counsel to China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC), one of the largest Chinese state-owned construction and engineering companies, in connection with signing a contract with DTEK, Ukraine�s largest private power producer, for the construction of a solar power plant in Nikopol (Dnipropetrovsk region)...

Asters advises General Electric on USD 1 billion deal with Ukrzaliznytsia
Asters, March 2018
Ukraine

Asters acted as a legal counsel to GE Transportation, a division of the General Electric Company, in connection with a USD 1 billion Framework Agreement with Ukrzaliznytsia, the country’s state-owned rail transport company...

Asters advises Ukrzaliznytsia on USD 500 million loan restructuring
Asters, January 2018
Ukraine

Asters alongside with White & Case LLP (UK) acted as legal counsels to PJSC Ukrzaliznytsia, Ukrainian public railway company, in connection with restructuring of USD 500 million 9.875 per cent loan participation notes due 2021. The reprofiling included amendments to the terms of the loan agreement due to adjusting the portfolio of Ukrzaliznytsia's local indebtedness...

Asters to strengthen its TMT practice with the addition of Yuriy Kotliarov and Sergiy Tsyba as Partner and Counsel
Asters, January 2018
Ukraine

Asters is further expanding its industry-focused expertise with the addition of Yuriy Kotliarov as a partner in charge of the Technology, Media and Telecommunications practice effective 24 January 2018. Furthermore, Sergiy Tsyba has joined the Firm's TMT practice as a counsel...

Asters scores for METRO Cash & Carry Ukraine in an alleged cartel lawsuit
Asters, January 2018
Ukraine

Asters acted as a legal counsel to METRO Cash & Carry Ukraine against the Antimonopoly Committee in an alleged retail cartel case. On 5 December 2017, the High Commercial Court of Ukraine rendered the final decision in the case that had been litigated for more than two years...

Asters advises International Finance Corporation on over EUR 30 million financing to IMMER Group
Asters, January 2018
Ukraine

Asters acted as a Ukrainian law counsel to International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, in connection with over EUR 30 million loan to IMMER Group, a leading Eastern European producer of flexible packaging...

Asters announces the appointment of Yaroslav Petrov as Partner
Asters, January 2018
Ukraine

Asters is delighted to announce that Yaroslav Petrov has been promoted to Partner effective 1 January 2018. Yaroslav Petrov joined Asters as Associate in June 2010 and was promoted to Counsel in July 2014. Yaroslav holds master of law degree from the Donetsk National University and LL.M in International Arbitration from the Stockholm University...

Asters becomes General Partner of the Eastern European Dispute Resolution Forum 2017 in Minsk
Asters, August 2017
Ukraine

On 22 September 2017 the second Eastern European Dispute Resolution Forum (EEDRF) will be held in Minsk. Asters Law Firm is the general partner of the Forum that is aiming to discuss the most relevant trends in the sphere of dispute resolution in the Eastern Europe...

Asters joined the roster of experts of the Energy Community Secretariat
Asters, July 2017
Ukraine

Asters Law Firm and its Counsel Yaroslav Petrov have been approved as members of the roster of experts of the Energy Community...

Asters is a social responsibility leader in Ukrainian legal industry
Asters, July 2017
Ukraine

Asters has been recognized as "a social responsibility leader in Ukrainian legal industry" as a result of the international Best in CSR contest run by Sustainable Business magazine, while EBA-Asters Legal School was named one of the best CSR projects in Ukraine in 2016 alongside with the CSR initiatives of Auchan Ukraine, OKKO and Zaporizhstal...

15 Asters lawyers are listed in The Best Lawyers in Ukraine 2018
Asters, June 2017
Ukraine

The Best Lawyers International, one of the most respected global peer-review surveys, included the record breaking number – 15 legal practitioners representing Asters – in the list of outstanding legal experts in various practices in Ukraine in its 2018 edition...

 

 


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