Corporate Law and M&A

Services

Setting up a new business

Termination of legal entities

Business restructuring

Sale/purchase of business, M&A

Routine counsel on all corporate issues of conduct for an active business

Corporate disputes

Overview

Company formation, investment structuring, drafting of corporate documents and shareholders agreements, support in M&A transactions – services of GOLAW corporate practice provided by the background of extensive experience of our attorneys with large and mid-sized Ukrainian and foreign companies.

Whatever is the focus of your business and regardless of the country it is located, deep understanding international standards of corporate governance and allows our team to effectively advise international and ukrainian companies.

Company directors’ duties and additional liability of top managers are constantly increasing and evolving, thus it is very important to have experienced advisors by your side, which can efficiently prevent corporate conflicts.

We offer efficient, proven solutions, a single point of contact, a clear cost structure, oversight and control across your global operations.

Oleksandr Melnyk

Oleksandr Melnyk

Counsel, Head of Corporate Law and M&A practice, Attorney at law

Experience

  • Advising TIU Canada on the conversion of debt into the share capital (debt-to-equity swap)

    GOLAW acted as a legal adviser of the Client TIU Canada, a subsidiary of the Canadian investment fund Refraction Asset Management, on the conversion of debt into the share capital (debt-to-equity swap) of Ecotechnik-Nikopol, a solar power plant. Conducting negotiations with the creditors to structure the financial restructuring.

  • Advising GAP Ukraine on the payment of dividends

    GOLAW has provided comprehensive legal advice to GAP Ukraine, as a brand of one of the world’s biggest fashion groups Fiba Retail, on the payment of dividends and the reduction of the authorized capital of a subsidiary in Ukraine.

  • Advising Procredit Bank Ukraine on the development of the bank’s electronic document management system

    GOLAW advised Procredit Bank Ukraine on the development of the bank’s electronic document management system. The project provided for the construction of a system for the movement and approval of internal electronic documents of a complete closed cycle, including projects for clients’ financing.

  • Provision of a vendor legal due diligence of the Kalganoff distillery

    GOLAW has successfully conducted a vendor legal due diligence of the Kalganoff distillery, one of the leading national producers of strong spirits drinks. Our lawyers have provided comprehensive legal services on the structuring and necessary preparation for the sale transaction.

  • Full legal support of Mularski Group on matters of structuring investments in Ukraine

    GOLAW provided full legal support to the Polish agricultural holding Mularski Group on matters of structuring investments in Ukraine, including the creation of a subsidiary, company financing.

Key lawyers

Oleksandr Melnyk
  • Counsel, Head of Corporate Law and M&A practice, Attorney at law
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Testimonials

Artem Zubok

Finance Director
Red Bull Ukraine

We have been working with GOLAW for a long time and can certainly affirm its reputation of reliable and responsible partner in any legal and tax issues. The firm’s personnel is highly professional and client-oriented. All the requests are addressed in a smart and professional way with quick and to-the-point feedbacks. The in-depth knowledge and vast experience of GOLAW professionals meets the highest level of expectation of our company. The firm is also flexible in fees and tariffs.

Vitaliy Vantsa

CEO
MERCATOR MEDICAL LLC

Mercator Medical LLC has been cooperating with GOLAW Law Firm for more than 10 years. The company’s team professionally resolves the entire list of tasks and challenges facing our business. The lawyers of the firm are proactive in adopting the best possible strategy and its successful implementation in every single project. The company provides high-quality legal advice to Mercator Medical on a wide range of regulatory issues, including: certification of our products, compliance assessment support of medical and protective products with the requirements of technical regulations and general issues of circulation of medical products in Ukraine.

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