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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.     

Gvozdiy & Oberkovych Law Firm confidently retains positions among 10 leaders on Ukrainian law services market

The Judicial Practice (Yuridicheskaya Praktika) periodical and the Kommersant-Ukraine publishing house have made public the results of the annual “Ukraine’s 50 leading law firms in 2012”, a project which they have carried out jointly for several years running. 

Gvozdiy & Oberkovych Takes Headline Legal Role in Fracasso SpA Launch in Ukraine

Gvozdiy & Oberkovych Law Firm has won a mandate to act as a legal counsel to Fracasso SpA in establishing the company’s presence in Ukraine and arranging its further business activities. 

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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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Gvozdiy & Oberkovych Law Firm has vast experience of the traditional and alternative energy sectors, along with experience in supporting projects in the extraction and use of natural resources. During our years of active practice in this sphere, the firm has formed a highly professional team which is perfectly orientated to the economic and legal realities of working in the energy business in Ukraine which is able to make provisions for “turn-key” international projects.

The firm’s lawyers provide consultations to energy companies and specialized research and practical agencies on all issues of legislative regulation of the spheres of energy, natural resources and environmental protection. For enterprises operating in the oil and gas, mining and electric energy spheres, the firm provides support in the acquisition of authorization documentation for carrying out prospecting and extraction works, develops contracts on joint operation, leasing and concession projects, provides consultations on issues of environmental protection which arise in the course of implementation of projects.

The firm’s experts provide consultations on issues of attraction of foreign investment at the level of business law through the establishment of joint ventures or conclusion of partnership agreements, transactions in mergers and acquisitions of energy assets or related ones, banking and project funding, taxation and currency regulation during prospecting and extraction operations, labour relations, licensing, connection to electricity supply networks, etc.

The firm’s team has all the necessary legal knowledge and practical experience for launching alternative energy facilities in Ukraine and innovative energy saving solutions for big enterprises, including those with the application of the “green tariff”. In particular, projects in biofuel production, wind and solar energy projects have been implemented with the support of Gvozdiy & Oberkovych.