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Yurydychna Gazeta Weekly Shortlisted 4 Lawyers of Gvozdiy & Oberkovych Law Firm with its Research ‘Client’s Choice. Top 100 Best Lawyers of Ukraine 2012-2013’

A reputable Ukrainian legal weekly Yurydychna Gazeta has announced the shortlisted 300 lawyers of Ukraine, which appeared as highly recognized by business community, clients and peers interviewed for the independent research ‘Client’s Choice. Top 100 Best Lawyers of Ukraine 2012-2013’.

Sergiy Oberkovych received the ‘Lawyer of the Year’ accolade with Best Lawyers Guide

The 2013 edition of Best Lawyers Directory has recently unveiled the results of an annual peer-review assessment for Ukraine. Sergiy Oberkovych, Senior Partner of Gvozdiy & Oberkovych law Firm, has been honoured the ‘Lawyer of the Year’ accolade for expertise in Land Law & Zoning.  

Gvozdiy & Oberkovych Law Firm Maintains High Rankings with the Legal 500 Directory

Gvozdiy & Oberkovych Law Firm once again has earned high positions with a top legal international directory. The Legal 500 EMEA guide, edition 2013, has highlighted the firm’s stable sitting in 5 core practice areas – Corporate and M&A, Real Estate, Tax, Banking & Finance and Dispute Resolution – and granted a significant step-up in the individual rankings.     

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Land cadastre is one more useless map

Source: Business
Author: Serhiy Oberkovych
The text is available in Russian

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ІІ Annual Summer Forum of the Ukrainian Advocates' Association on public law

Gvozdiy & Oberkovych Law Firm acted as the general partner of the Forum on public law, which is held by the Ukrainian Advocates' Association for the second consecutive year. The plan for the second session of the forum included a report from the firm’s Managing Partner Valentyn Gvozdiy and Senior Associate Oleg Tarasiuk on the topic: “Trends in court practice with regard to certain categories of tax disputes”.

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Key Contact:

Sergiy Oberkovych
Senior Partner
Max Lebedev
Managing Associate

Practice Recognition:

Gvozdiy & Oberkovych Law Firm provides a comprehensive list of services in agriculture and has considerable experience working with firms in the agriculture sector and investors in agricultural assets. In particular, the firm’s lawyers provide consultations with regard to proper use of land plots, alienation and acquisition, leasing of land, provide preparation and support of mortgage operations, land sale and purchase contracts, loan agreements.

The firm’s lawyers represent the interests of agricultural enterprises as borrowers and leading Ukrainian and foreign banks as lenders in projects funding innovative agricultural infrastructure and production lines for agricultural products. We provide advice on tax planning, restructuring and debt collection. The firm also provides full preparation of agricultural companies to enter international capital markets (IPO) and advises on issues of modern debt instruments. In addition, the firm’s lawyers support the restructuring of international agricultural holding companies, including Ukrainian assets.

Our services for clients in the agricultural sector include support of labour relations, providing protection of intellectual property rights for trademarks of goods and services in the manufacture of agricultural products, as well as obtaining the necessary licenses and permits for the production, export and processing of agricultural products. Court practice in this area covers all types of land, property and corporate disputes.

Gvozdiy & Oberkovych Law Firm is a member of the GAFTA (Grain and Feed Trade Association). The GAFTA arbitration adjudicates disputes regarding the turnover of raw material commodities. Participants of such disputes are manufacturers of agricultural products, trading companies (grain traders), carriers (ship owners), owners of terminals, insurers.

Since the main objective of the GAFTA is development and use of standard forms of contracts for the sale of grain products and forage we, as members of this Association, have mastered in full all the procedures related to the preparation, conclusion and implementation of contracts for the purchase and sale of grain and resolution of disputes.