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Ilyashev & Partners is an Official Partner of Ukraine–EU International Law Forum

News date: 16 September 2014

September 25, 2014 will see the first ever Ukraine–EU International Law Forum to be held at Premier Palace Hotel in Kyiv. The forum will be hosted by The Yurydychna Praktyka, a Ukrainian law weekly.

Ilyashev & Partners is an official partner of the event. The forum will discuss the impact of ratification of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement on Ukrainian businesses, featuring such issues as harmonization of the national legislation with the European standards in a number of sectors, opportunities and challenges posed by the EU-Ukraine free trade area, new European perspectives for Ukrainian businesses and the settlement of disputes under the Association Agreement.

The leading lawyers at Ilyashev & Partners will share their expertise in the following core areas:

Ilyashev & Partners’ senior partner, Roman Marchenko, will speak at the panel discussion entitled Reforming the Legislation: European Requirements and Ukrainian Reality.

Head of Ilyashev & Partners’ antitrust and competition team, Oleksandr Fefelov, will speak on Improving the Mechanisms of Preliminary Control over the Concerted Actions in the workshop on Business Integration: Creating a Favorable Legal Environment.

Andrew Onistrat, one of the Ilyashev & Partners’ key clients, Head of the Supervisory Committee of Bank Natsionalny Kredyt, will speak on the banking system: “Back to the Future: Banking System Today and Its Development untill 2020″.

Speakers at the forum will include officials of the Executive Office of the President, Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Agricultural Policy and Food, Ministry of Finance, State Intellectual Property Service, Antimonopoly Committee, Delegation of the European Commission to Ukraine, American Chamber of Commerce, ICC Ukraine, Polish-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce, the judges of the Supreme Court, partners of leading law firms, top managers and in-house counsel of private companies, members of domestic and international business associations.

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