Adriana Posada

A&C LEGAL is a Law Firm incorporated in Bogotá, Colombia in 2009, as a solution for organizations that require high quality legal services, and also paralegal support at a reasonable cost, provided with opportunity, with qualified staff always available.

A&C LEGAL commitment is to minimize the risk inherent in the operations of its clients and assist with the implementation of safe practices for the benefit of the shareholders, employees and the community in general. The Firm is also committed to the integral development of its employees; whose purpose and focus is costumer service.

Under the BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) model, A&C LEGAL functions as a law firm in the Client’s offices, for which a team of lawyers and paralegals is assigned to attend, in an integral manner, the day-to-day legal requirements of the clients, in areas such as corporate, contractual, commercial, labor, administrative, litigation, and policy and procedure support. The Firm also takes care of legal filing, answering of communications and procedures before different entities, and in general, of the administration of the legal area of the companies.

Areas of Expertise:

  • BPO LEGAL
  • LABOR AND MIGRATORY LAW
  • CORPORATE AND COMMERCIAL LAW
  • MERGERS & AQUISTIONS
  • COMPETITION LAW
  • PHARMACEUTICAL LAW
  • DISTRIBUTION AND LOGISTIC MANAGEMENT CONTRACTS
  • CREDIT AGREEMENT

A&C Legal:

We are a solution for the requirement of legal services and paralegal support tailored to meet the needs of our clients, provided with opportunity and high quality, at a reasonable cost, with qualified personnel always available.

Our compromise is to minimize the inherent risks of your operations and to collaborate with the implementation of safe practices in benefit of your shareholders, collaborators and of the community in general.

We are also committed to the integral development of our collaborators; whose focus and purpose is to provide the best customer service.

Natalia Anoshka

Natalia Anoshka’s main areas of expertise are mergers and acquisitions, antitrust and competition, intellectual property, corporate law, labour law, commercial law and real estate.

Natalia has been cooperating with the firm since 2016. She was appointed Partner and Director for Belarus in January 2017.

Throughout her legal practice she has advised a broad range of international and local clients from such industries as venture capital, intellectual property and new technologies, construction and real estate, pharmaceutical, transportation and logistics, media and automotive.

Natalia has extensive experience in leading and coordinating a wide range of projects, including acquisitions, reorganizations and restructurings. Due to her substantial experience in the pharmaceutical sphere, she is able to ensure a comprehensive support for major clients with their projects in Belarus.

Natalia has advised a leading provider of developer tools in the United Kingdom on the development of a strategy regarding the transfer of IR when acquiring software from a Belarusian company. She provided complex legal support to one of the oldest and the most famous French Cognac houses concerning the advertising of alcoholic beverages on social networks in Belarus, and legal consulting services to a well-known venture capital company regarding the acquisition of a company in Belarus, including advice regarding the transfer of rights on created intellectual property.

Natalia is engaged in cross-border deals as well as legal support on various day-to-day legal matters. Due to her unique experience, she is a member of the intellectual property, antitrust and competition practices at the firm.

Natalia manages a large portfolio of clients, such as Zoller, Metrostav, VKR, KRKA, 3T Software, Almi Invest and Retex.

She regularly participates in professional conferences as a speaker and holds legal seminars on legal issues affecting clients’ businesses (not only in Belarus).

Languages:

Russian, English, Belorussian, Ukrainian.

Education:

Academy of Public Administration under the aegis of the president of the Belarus in Minsk, Republic of Belarus.

Bar Membership:

“Lawyer Certificate” of Ministry of Justice of Republic of Belarus.

Firm Overview:

In the year 2000, my partners and I launched the PETERKA & PARTNERS law firm in Prague, Czech Republic. Over time we developed an ambitious idea – to create an integrated regional law firm, which at first seemed almost impossible. However, after years of dedication and hard work, we became a strong alternative to the global legal giants and local law firms active in the CEE region through their networks or best friends.

Prague where our headquarters are located, was just the beginning. The following year (2001) we established an office in Slovakia, followed by offices in Ukraine (2006), Bulgaria (2008), Russia (2009), Poland and Romania (2010), Belarus (2012) and Hungary (2013).

We have pioneered a unique one-stop integrated approach for the provision of legal services in the CEE region which allows us to effectively represent clients within the CEE region and beyond. All of our offices are 100% subsidiaries owned by the central partnership and do not operate as a network, franchise, or joint venture. Our fully-integrated firm is based on the “one-firm” management concept and has one chain of command.

In our contemporary, interconnected world, the business activities of our clients, and consequently their needs for legal services, cross the borders of the CEE region into other EU countries, and beyond – across the entire globe. In reaction to this strong demand, we have carried out hundreds of meetings abroad and established personal contacts with leading law firms in more than 90 jurisdictions all over the world. We are proud to be able to offer our one-stop concept to clients regardless of where their current needs may be.

Our path to success was not always easy. We had to overcome many personal and professional obstacles, but we are proud that our path has been clear and transparent and that we were able to maintain complete legal and economic independence. We consider these characteristics to be fundamental requirements for an independent legal practice in general, and especially in our region. We consider the CEE region as our homeland. It is where we come from, it is where we live, and it is what we love. In all of our activities we strive to show deep respect for the history and the culture of the different countries in which we operate and to diverse perspectives and backgrounds of our team members.

Women make up more than half of our colleagues, including management positions. We value the contributions they bring to the firm, and we strongly believe that they are a source and guarantee of the stability and the sustainable development of our firm in the future.

We are proud of our past and we are determined to continue our journey forward fully aware of our responsibilities to our clients, our members, and our region. I am convinced that there are important chapters in the history of PETERKA & PARTNERS that are yet to be written.

Eli Mazur

For nearly two decades, Eli Mazur has been a trusted advisor for multinational companies operating in Vietnam, including in the health and pharmaceutical sector. Eli is the founder and Lead Partner of YKVN’s Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Practice Group, and his client base includes Pharma Group Vietnam, Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Ferring, Daiichi Sankyo and a number of other Pharma Group Members. Indeed, the Practice Group represents approximately 70% of the domestic pharmaceutical industry by revenue.

Eli originally came to Vietnam in 2003 as a Senior Research Associate, hired and reporting to Thomas J. Vallely (Senior Consultant, “Vietnam” by Ken Burns), with the Vietnam Program, Harvard University and led the Law and Public Policy program at the Fulbright Economics Teaching Program (“FETP”) in Ho Chi Minh City. Before joining YKVN LLC in 2010, Eli spent more than 3 years in the corporate practice of one of the leading “Magic Circle” firms in the world, and Eli’s practice included myriad clients in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

Eli is a U.S. qualified lawyer, a Registered Foreign Lawyer in Vietnam, and is highly regarded by clients as a problem-solver, a crisis mitigation expert, and a commercially-oriented, practical adviser, with the ability to add true value to a company’s bottom line with, among other things, his ability to assist clients develop and maintain successful long-term commercial partnerships in Vietnam.

Education:

– J.D., Duke University School of Law, Cum Laude
– Duke Law Journal, Note Editor
– B.A., Brandeis University, Magna Cum Laude

Judicial Clerkships:

Honorable James A. Wynn
Circuit Judge,
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit,
2011–2012

Honorable Graham C. Mullen
Chief Judge,
U.S. District Court
for the Western District of North Carolina
2003-2004 Term

Judicial Law Clerk
North Carolina Court of Appeals,
2002

Bar Membership:

– Good Standing
– North Carolina State Bar

Law Firm:

YKVN is widely recognized as the leading Vietnam-based law firm. Established in 1999, YKVN has since grown to become in independent law firm with over seventy-five legal professionals in offices in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Singapore. YKVN provides legal services on a unique platform that combines Vietnam and international experience with a strong Vietnam focus (inbound and outbound) and execution capabilities and resources in our home market matching those of international and major regional firms. The Firm is a market leader in M&A, power and energy, capital markets, private equity, project finance, banking, real estate, domestic litigation and international arbitration of Vietnamese disputes.

The Singapore office makes YKVN the only Vietnam-based law firm with an office outside of Vietnam. Established in 2011, the Singapore office is currently staffed by eight lawyers. The Singapore office focuses on cross-border capital markets, M&A (inbound and outbound), cross-border private equity, real estate and international arbitration.

Our lawyers are qualified in Vietnam, several states of the US (California, New York, North Carolina, and Washington), France, Australia, England and Singapore. They include leading practitioners in their field, leaders of the profession, and civic leaders. We are the only Vietnam-based law firm with a partner who has been in international practice for thirty-five years at leading global law firms (several of which in firm leadership positions), and a partner with substantial first-chaired experience in bench and jury trials and arbitration hearings. Other partners have also practiced at other leading international firms. All of our partners have extensive experience in cross-border matters.

As a testament to our lawyers’ expertise, experience, and excellence, we have been retained by some of the world’s largest corporations and successful individuals in some of the most important Vietnam-related matters. Our corporate clients include several Fortune 500 companies, as well as leading construction companies, financial institutions, investment firms, pharmaceutical companies, and retail chains of global as well as regional nature. We have also repeatedly been retained by leading law firms to assist them in Vietnam-related deal or litigation matters.

In 2017, YKVN made a clean sweep of the “National Law Firm of the Year” awards, becoming the first firm in history that won four such awards in the same year from the following distinguished publications: the International Financial Law Review (IFLR) (our tenth’s win in the fourteen years the award has been given), the Chambers and Partners, the ALB Southeast Asia, and the Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution. This unique achievement is the latest evidence of the widespread recognition of the quality of work for which we are known globally and regionally. It also speaks to our unique, and respected, standing in the Vietnamese legal profession among both Vietnamese and international law firms.