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Valentyn Gvozdiy visited conference of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg

At the invitation of the Council of Europe the Managing Partner of Gvozdiy & Oberkovych Law Firm Valentyn Gvozdiy visited «The Help Conference» held at the end of June in Strasbourg (France). He visited the conference in the capacity of the Deputy Head of the Council of Attorneys.

Gvozdiy & Oberkovych Law Firm opened its new office in Odesa

In June this year a new office of Gvozdiy & Oberkovych Law Firm started its work in Odesa. It was established through affiliation of local professional law firm B&G headed by Maksym Boldin, the Attorney. New Odesa office employs 10 lawyers who have been successfully working in Odesa for a long time.

Our Law Firm is the Finalist with Legal Awards 2013 Survey

Gvozdiy & Oberkovych Law Firm and its partners have been named the finalists of this year’s Legal Awards survey, an annual project by Yuridicheskaya Praktika Publishing House. Thus, they have been featured among Top 3 market leaders in the following categories:
Best Law Firm for Distressed Assets
∙ Best Tax Lawyer - Valentyn Gvozdiy
∙ Best Criminal Attorney - Angelika Sitsko

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Compliance management

Key Contact:

Valentyn Gvozdiy
Managing Partner

Our legal firm provides services on analyzing the companies’ activities for their compliance to both Ukrainian and foreign anti-corruption legislation which, in certain cases, is required by foreign parent companies and international financial institutions.

Within provision of such specific services it is important to have practical knowledge and expertise allowing to ensure thorough and fundamental analysis of the companies’ activities for their compliance to certain legislative and other norms.

We consult our Clients on restructuring their internal policies, develop or participate in the joint development of control mechanisms in order to ensure compliance of various internal norms and provisions to the regulatory acts and to ensure compliance control in the process of cooperation with business partners, contractors and organizations. Our main types of services within the mentioned practice include as follows, but not limited to:

  • Assessment, control and analysis of activities and internal procedures with respect to potential corruption practices
  • Systematization and organization of procedures on monitoring of potential corruption risks
  • Company audit with respect to compliance to requirements of anti-corruption international and local legislation (FCPA, UK Bribery Act, EU Money Laundering)
  • Development of corresponding procedures and/or policies regarding prevention of corruption activities and money laundering
  • Drafting recommendations on risk and compliance management
  • Development and systematization of compliance rules and procedures: HR department, tender or procurements procedures, rules regarding representational expenses, charitable contributions
  • Analysis of the system of work with contractors and intermediaries: drafting recommendations and procedures for decreasing corruption risks
  • Protection of foreign legal entities or their officials in the criminal proceedings from unsubstantiated accusations of corruption practices.