Iryna Sergienko

Iryna Sergienko is our exclusively recommended Gaming Law expert in Ukraine on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Iryna directly using the contact details listed above.

Managing partner of Law Firm “Sports & Gaming Lawyers”, advocate. Specialisation – legal support of gambling business, IT-sphere, sports law.

In 2014-2016, General Director of the All-Ukrainian Union for Bookmaking Development. Member of the Interagency working group at the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine on the consideration and resolution of problematic issues in the field of gambling and lotteries. Chairman of the Coordinating council for socially responsible legalisation of casino. Consultant of the Committee of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on family, youth policy, sports and tourism.

Co-author and editor of the publication “Legal regulation of gambling: European experience, practice in post-Soviet countries, prospects of Ukraine”.

Since 2016, he is the President of the Ukrainian Gaming Industry Association, a non-trade body bringing together experts in the field of gambling business.

As a head of VSRB and UGIA in 2014-2020, she has represented the public and business in dialogue with the Ukrainian legislative and executive authorities on the conditions of legalisation of gambling business, participated in the development of the relevant legal framework, including the draft Law “On state regulation of activities related to the organisation and conduct of gambling” and amendments to the Tax Code concerning taxation of the gambling.

Iryna Sergienko is a regular speaker at specialised international conferences on the legal regulation of gambling.

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Vladyslav Markelov

Vladyslav Markelov is our exclusively recommended Trade & Maritime Law expert in Ukraine on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Vladyslav directly using the contact details listed above.

If you are the Shipowner, Broker, Insurer, Assured or any other person or body involved into the Shipping World or somehow linked with it you know how important proper risk management or legal advice can be for you, especially when a time limit is the key factor. That is why we are here and we do know how to assist you and your clients.

Dealing with us you can firmly expect the following:

Key Benefits:

  • Tailor-made approach to each client and his requests/problems;
  • Own world-wide survey and legal consultants agency network;
  • Claims handling syndicated and regionalised to ensure close client relationship and increase in customer awareness;
  • Professionally qualified and experienced personnel;
  • Commercial, Competitive & Cost effective charges;
  • The swift and effective protection of your interests.

Our Key Services:

  • Investigation, assessment, negotiation & settlement of claims;
  • Pursuit of indemnity / recovery claims against your opponents;
  • Survey services;
  • Loss prevention;
  • Brokerage;
  • Legal support.

We are expending our business into the United States and starting to promote our services to United States customers.

Kateryna Garbuz (Ponomarenko)

Kateryna Garbuz is our exclusively recommended Civil Law expert in Ukraine on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Kateryna directly using the contact details above.

Kateryna’s specialisation is focused on foreign investment, corporate governance and general corporate issues. Kateryna is a consultant for both foreign and large domestic clients on various aspects of doing business in Ukraine, including corporate, commercial, regulatory, competition and labour issues. She is fluent in English.

Firm Overview:

EBS was created as a one-stop consulting centre, specifically designed to hold the hand of new comers to the market, assist in the development and solving everyday challenges met by Ukrainian companies and international investors. We understand the region and the philosophies that drive it, but most importantly, EBS team of over 250 qualified experts understand how to unleash the potential of each organisation.

Our combined experience and unique approach allows us to offer the best complex solutions, developed due to the individual Client’s needs. The range of EBS services includes Management Consulting, Transfer Pricing, Accounting and Financial Management Outsourcing, Tax and Audit, IFRS reporting, IT consulting, Legal and HR services. For two decades EBS has been helping businesses in Ukraine achieve excellence by providing them with the best solutions available on the market. We take pride in creating as much added value for our clients as it is possible in their context.

Aleksey Pukha

Aleksey Pukha is our exclusively recommended Corporate Law expert in Ukraine on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Aleksey directly using the contact details listed above.

Aleksey is a managing partner of Law Company since 2009. Aleksey handles development of law company, improvement quality of legal services and higher standards of client’s services.

Aleksey Pukha specialises in corporate, pharmaceutical, tax law, litigations, international arbitration, transfer pricing, public-private partnership.

Firm Overview:

Aleksey Pukha & Partners Company is one of the leading Ukrainian law firms with worldwide business contacts. Company details are included in all official State Registries.

The headquarters of the Company is located in Kyiv, in the heart of Ukrainian business.

The Company is one of the most reputable organisations and professional associations, which include the Court of Arbitration, the Taxpayers Association of Ukraine, the Union of Lawyers of Ukraine, the Ukrainian League of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs and the Ukrainian Bar Association.

Aleksey Pukha & Partners cooperates with USAID, the World Bank Group and IDLO within international research projects.

Every day the Company provides legal services to international companies and individuals in Europe, North and South America, Asia, Australia and North Africa. Annually, the Company contracts with clients worldwide and from all continents. The total volume of company transactions for 2017 amounted to more than 100 million USD.

Aleksey Pukha & Partners follows high standards of legal services and has vast experience in a wide range of industries and legal practices including agriculture, pharmaceutics, real estate and construction, media and communication, insurance, intellectual property, banking and finance, capital market, trade, energy and natural resources, automotive, oil and gas industry, hotel and restaurant industry, metallurgical industry, primary industry, transport, chemical and sport industry, public and private partnership. The Company also provides services for private clients on family law, surrogacy, adoption, divorce, representation and protection of interests, business decisions, contracts, real estate, migration, inheritance, taxation, licensing and criminal and civil law.

Nina Moshynska

Nina Moshynska is our exclusively recommended Intellectual Property Law expert in Ukraine on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Nina directly using the contact details listed above.

Nina has an extensive practice, covering all aspects of IP rights protection, including patents, utility models, designs, trademarks, copyrights and has a history of successful protection of clients’ rights in courts of law.

Nina graduated from Kiev Polytechnic University and Central Institute of Intellectual Property (Moscow). While working as a deputy director of the Ukrainian Patent Office Research Centre from 1992 to 1995, she contributed to the establishment of the patent system and drafting of the legislative framework for the protection of IP rights in Ukraine.

Firm Overview:

Gorodissky and Partners is one of the leading IP law firms in Ukraine.

According to the results of international surveys held annually by the British magazine «Managing Intellectual Property» among IP specialists from more than 100 countries around the world, Gorodissky & Partners Ukraine is recognised as one of the best firms in Ukraine in the field of intellectual property rights registration, as well as protection of IP  rights in courts and during pre-trial procedures.

Patent attorneys and lawyers of Gorodissky & Partners Ukraine provide a full range of services in the field of intellectual property, including: filing applications for titles of protection on industrial property objects, applying for copyright registration, conducting application paperwork, preparing drafts of license agreements and assignment agreements as well as filing them for registration in the patent office, keeping titles of protection in force, representing clients’ interests in prejudicial settlement of disputes, before courts and other competent authorities.

Advanced system of partnerships with foreign law firms, extensive experience and modern means of communication allow handling matters of national and international clients quickly and efficiently, both in Ukraine and in any other country in the world.

Patent attorneys and lawyers of Gorodissky & Partners are members of Ukrainian Association of Patent Attorneys, International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), International Trademark Association (INTA), Licensing Executives Society International (LESI), and Association of European Trade Mark Owners (MARQUES).

Yuliya Barabash

Yuliya Barabash is our exclusively recommended Commercial Law expert in Ukraine on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Yuliya directly using the contact details listed above.

Using our international experience combined with knowledge of national conditions, the international legal firm SBSB provides high-end services to customers who are willing to conduct business outside of CIS countries.

Within five years we have been consulting our clients in the field of corporate law, international tax planning, finance, international licensing and complex business support in more than 40 countries.

SBSB monitors the latest trends and legal provisions in the field of operations with cryptocurrency and the use of electronic money in general, the organisation of stock exchanges and online currency exchange systems, the maintenance of the ICO procedure.

Partnership with leading international companies enables us to provide services to our customers all over the world, including Great Britain, Czech Republic, Malta, France, Germany, Switzerland, the Baltic countries, the USA and the Southeast Asian countries.

The head office of SBSB is located in Kiev, where the main practitioners of the firm are concentrated, legal support is provided by more than 10 lawyers.

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