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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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Corporate investigations

Owing to our clients’ growing interest in detection and prevention of corporate misconduct, corrupt practices and crimes Gvozdiy & Oberkovych Law Firm singled out the “Corporate Investigations” practice into one of the independent areas of its professional activities.
At present when the techniques and schemes of white-collar crimes are becoming more and more sophisticated and unpredictable corporate investigations performed in the form of financial, tax and legal audit are especially important for business protection.
Corporate investigations represent the effective way of detection and prevention of corporate crimes that may hurt company’s image and result in substantial financial losses.
Such investigations are intended to establish potential corporate image and corruption risks as well as facts of money laundering, fraud or misappropriation related to material assets or intellectual property of the company.
To the corporate investigations our firm engages its reliable partners – financial, accounting and IT specialists whose knowledge and expertise are required for detection of fraudulent activities and actions that certain persons were trying to conceal.
Gvozdiy & Oberkovych Law Firm renders the following services related to conducting corporate investigations:
  • Conducting corporate investigations;
  • Detection of hidden conflicts of interests between the company and associated persons or contractors; 
  • Analysis of the system of operational activities and creation of special procedures and instruments for preventing any abusive and corrupt practices;
  • Detection of risks and risk management;
  • Performing legal audit of contractors and contractual relations with respect to revealing corruptive practices, concealed financial operations or transactions involving assets;
  • Organization and management audit with respect to detecting corruption schemes or circumstances able to instigate corruption activities;
  • Development of the system of internal procedures: code of corporate management, distribution of powers, decision-making procedures, company policies towards charitable contributions, sponsorship and procedures on cooperation with intermediaries (agents and other representatives);
  • Performing verification of the rules, procedures and policies of the company for their compliance to international anti-corruption requirements and generally accepted practices.
  • In case of revealing any risks or facts of misconduct in the process of conducting corporate investigations or in case of uncertainties or loss of trust in managerial bodies our firm offers the services on Crisis management.