fbpx

GOLAW has successfully defended the interests of a large international retailer in criminal proceedings

GOLAW Law Firm has successfully defended the global retail company against groundless charges of large-scale tax evasion totalling 4.5 million Hryvna.

Investigators of the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine charged the retailer’s companies with convertingfunds by concluding non-commodity transactions with fictitious enterprises, which they charged were subsequently used to pay for wages off the books and for legalizing illicit income. 

Duringthe investigation, law enforcement agencies carried out numerous questionings of employees, searches of stores and company offices. Documents and equipment of the companies were seized.

Due to the professional and efficient work of the GOLAW attorneys and it award-winning criminal defense practice, it was able to prove that none of the alleged crimes had taken place. The arrests of the property seized during the searches were cancelled in court and all documents and equipment were returned to the owners.  GOLAW attorneys succeeded in having all charged dropped and the criminal proceedings closed. 

The GOLAW attorneys of Criminal Law and White Collar Defence practice who represented the Client on this case: Igor Glushko, Partner, Head of the practice; Kristina Kolchynska, Senior Associate; Maryna Makovetska Associate.

Igor Glushko

Igor Glushko

Partner, Head of Criminal Law and White Collar Defence practice, Attorney at law

  • Recognitions
  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2021
  • Best Lawyers in Ukraine 2022
  • Ukrainian Law firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients 2021
  • 50 leading law firms of Ukraine 2020
122

Related insights

GOLAW is the main partner of the annual European Business Association Court Index survey

24 January 2022 News

GOLAW is the main partner of the annual European Business Association Court Inde...

Read
GOLAW Managing Partner Valentyn Gvozdiy was named among Ukraine’s most influential lawyers in 2021

21 January 2022 News

GOLAW Managing Partner Valentyn Gvozdiy was named among Ukraine’s most inf...

Read
Expert forensic analytical project “Litigation in Ukraine”

20 January 2022 News

Expert forensic analytical project “Litigation in Ukraine”

Read
View all

We use cookies to improve performance of our website and your user experience.
Cookies policy Cookies settings

Please read the provisions of the privacy policy and the processing of personal data carefully Cookies policy.

I consent to the processing of personal data in accordance with the privacy policy and the processing of personal data

I want to receive a mailing

We use cookies to improve performance of our website and your user experience. Cookies policy Hide settings