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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’.

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 Law Firm Triumphed at the Legal Awards 2012

Gvozdiy & Oberkovych Law Firm was announced the indisputable winner in key nominations with Legal Awards 2012 ceremony, which was held on May 29 in Kyiv. 

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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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International Trade

Key Contact:

Valentyn Gvozdiy
Managing Partner

International companies trust the competencies and experience of Gvozdiy & Oberkovych Law Firm to represent them in international trade and in its key aspects, such as customs regulation, export and import transactions and economic sanctions. We also provide strategic consultations on issues of planning multilateral local and international trade contracts, investments in trade transactions, funding for trade and regulatory investigations. Our experts on tax and corporate law co-ordinate their work to develop effective contractual and trade schemes which avoid the risks related to trade transactions, especially those of economically unstable markets.

The company provides legal services on issues of modern planning and regulation of international trade in different sectors of the economy. Our lawyers specialize in drafting and analysis of trade contracts (agent and distributor contracts, license and franchising contracts, supply contracts, etc) and support pre-contract negotiations. We have a high professional reputation in the area of consultations concerning international trade for food industry companies and companies working in information technologies and electronics, financial services, pharmaceutical and medical goods.

Our company’s experienced attorneys represented the interest of clients in matters involving regulatory bodies and government agencies, along with supporting resolution of legal disputes related to commercial contracts and trade relations. This relates, in particular, to disputes with the involvement of the Customs Service, anti-dumping, compensation and protection investigations, economic inquiries and government procurement in line with current WTO agreements.

The firm’s consultations on issues of customs regulation of trade relate to classification of goods and services, determination of origin, requirements of marking and packaging, tariff preferences and customs quotas, deduction and compensation of taxes and customs duties, receipt of permits for foodstuffs and medical items, along with customs and export examinations.

Gvozdiy & Oberkovych Law Firm is a member of GAFTA (International Grain and Feed Trade Association). GAFTA arbitration adjudicates disputes related to the turnover of primary goods. Parties to these disputes are: agricultural producers, trade companies (grain traders), carriers (ship owners), transshipment point owners and insurers.

Since the main task of GAFTA is the elaboration and application of standard contract forms for cereals and feeds sale, we, as members of this Association, have a perfect command of all procedures related to the drafting, conclusion and fulfillment of sale and purchase contracts for cereals and the resolution of disputes.