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“Clients of Ilyashev & Partners show equal numbers of foreign and Ukrainian companies. This Law Firm has good relationships with several major international law firms. In particular, name partner Mikhail Ilyashev enjoys a very strong reputation…”

 

International Trade Law

Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm provides the full range of legal services in international trade area aimed at increasing the clients’ business value and mitigating the risks when conducting import and export activities.

The Team is widely known for its extensive dispute resolution practice, protection of companies’ interests in special (safeguard) and anti-dumping investigations, advisory activities during negotiations on free trade, WTO and EU laws.

Recent Projects:

  • Representation of interests of one of the Ukrainian manufacturers in anti-dumping investigation concerning imports to Ukraine of carbamide-formaldehyde concentrate and carbamide-formaldehyde resin originating in the Russian Federation.
  • Representation of interests of the Ukrainian companies – confectionary manufacturers in anti-dumping investigation concerning imports to Ukraine of certain types of chocolate and other ready-made food products containing cocoa originating in the Russian Federation. The project was accomplished in Client’s favor, 31.33% anti-dumping duty was imposed as a result of investigation.     
  • Representation of interests of the national construction hypermarket chain in the revision of special (safeguard) measures concerning imports to Ukraine of porcelain dishware and silverware despite of the country of origin. The project was accomplished in Client’s favor without the extension of special (safeguard) measures that will provide for increasing the revenues at the expense of goods import to Ukraine and for increasing the products’ range in retail chains.        
  • Representation of interests of the group of the Ukrainian manufacturers of polyurethane foam in special (safeguard) investigation concerning imports to Ukraine of flexible porous plates, blocks and plates made of polyurethane foam regardless of the country of origin. The project was accomplished in Client’s favor, the special (safeguard) duty was imposed for the term of three years as a result of investigation.
  • Representation of interests of one of the Russian manufacturers in anti-dumping investigation concerning imports to Ukraine of carbamide originating in the Russian Federation.
  • Representation of interests of major Russian manufacturer of fertilizers aimed at providing an access for complex fertilizers to the market of Ukraine.  
  • Representation of interests of global agricultural products’ supplier concerning the revocation of special import-export sanctions throughout Ukraine.   
  • Advisory support to pesticides’ manufacturer on the matters of export, import, production and trade of pesticides and agrochemicals in Ukraine within the framework of complex transaction on the acquisition of Chemtura AgroSolutions Corporation. The transaction included the sale of business units in 36 countries and asset portfolio covering more than 120 countries. 
  • Representation of interests of the Ukrainian exporter of fittings in Egypt due to the imposition of safeguard duty and increase of import duty for steel fittings. Based on services provided in 2015 the Egyptian side did not increase import duty for the Client’s goods. 
  • Representation of interests of the largest manufacturer of glass in anti-dumping investigation concerning imports to Ukraine of certain types of float glass originating in the Russian Federation, Poland and Belarus.
  • Representation of interests of the Ukrainian manufacturer of pipes in anti-dumping investigation of the Eurasian Economic Commission (Moscow, the Russian Federation) concerning imports of rustproof pipes of the Ukrainian origin to the customs territory of the Eurasian Economic Union.

Ratings and Awards

  • Law firm of the Year in International Trade (Legal Awards 2017)
  • Olena Omelchenko is among Top 4 leading lawyers in international trade area: trade protection/WTO (Ukrainian Law Firms 2017/2016. A Handbook for Foreign Clients)
  • The second place in the field of international law and foreign economic activity (“Market Leaders: Ranking of Law Firms of Ukraine in 2017”)
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