Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Faculty of Law (Master of Laws, summa cum laude)
A renowned Ukrainian attorney, a Partner of Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm, one of the leading Ukrainian lawyers in the sphere of banking and financial law, taxation, land law and real estate. He started his professional career in 1997. From 2001 till 2016 Maksym was a Partner of Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm where he headed the practice of banking and financial law.
He authored over 100 publications in leading (including foreign) legal and business printed media. Holder of the Attorney’s certificate from 2003.
Maksym Kopeychykov was actively involved into public work: headed the Committee on civil affairs of the Public Council at the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine where he worked (from 2013) on improvement of legal framework related to the matters of the state registration of the rights to immovable property.
He took part in the working group of the National bank of Ukraine and of the World Bank concerning the elaboration of the Draft Law “On Financial Restructuring”. Throughout the course of several years participated in drafting international publication “Doing Business” published by the World Bank and International Finance Corporation.
On April 23, 2015 Maksym Kopeychykov was elected the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the National Joint Stock Insurance Company “Oranta” at the annual General meeting of shareholders. Earlier (since February 2015) he had temporarily carried out duties of the Chairman of the Supervisory Board.
Died on May 08, 2016.
In 2016 within the annual ceremony Legal Awards, organized by Yurydychna Praktyka Publishing House, a special award was established – “Maksym Kopeychykov Legal Award”. It is granted to the best law firm of the year in taxation.
Recognitions in Ukraine and abroad
Chambers Europe Leading lawyer in the practice of taxation in Ukraine (2015)
The Legal 500 – EMEA Leading lawyer in the practices of the capital market, banking and financial law, real estate in Ukraine (2009-2015)
Tax Directors Handbook Leading lawyer in the practice of taxation in Ukraine (2015)
Best Lawyers International Leading lawyer in real estate practice in Ukraine (2015)
Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients Leading Lawyer in Real Estate and Dispute Resolution (2014)
Client’s Choice: TOP-100 Best Lawyers of Ukraine He was one of the hundred best lawyers of Ukraine in 2014 and 2015
Effectiveness of Anti-Money Laundering Strategy Will Depend on the Relevant Regulations
9 February 2016
Laws on Decentralization Facilitating Business Activities
25 January 2016
Law Is on Hold. Ukrainian Laws that It Is High Time to Change
18 January 2016
Lord and Master of Creditors: Who Will Benefit from the Law on Deposit Guarantee Fund
30 September 2015
Bankers Сan Hide the Scope of Troubled Corporate Debt
7 August 2015
Tax initiatives of the Ministry of Finance will Simplify Application of Tax Provisions by Agricultural Producers
14 July 2015
On Situation in the Banking Market, the Bank-Borrower Relations and Prospects for Amicable Settlement of Non-Performing Loans
4 June 2015
How to Protect Property in Crimea
24 March 2014
Maksym Kopeychykov: Most Often Courts Are Taking the Banks’ Side
11 February 2014
Many Ukrainian Banks Face Problems Due to Having Lent to the Business of Their Founders
14 November 2013
30 August 2013
Real Estate Reform
26 February 2013
Real Estate Tax to Start on Limited Set of Properties
26 February 2013
Maksym Kopeychykov Delivered a Speech at the II LEGAL BANKING FORUM
26 February 2016
Maksym Kopeychykov Becomes a Member of the Public Council at the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine
3 September 2015
Lawyers of Ilyashev and Partners Law Firm to Take Part in Drafting of “Doing Business 2016” Report Published by the World Bank
24 March 2015
Maksym Kopeychykov Becomes a Member of the Public Council at the State Registration Service of Ukraine
3 March 2015
Maksym Kopeychykov Spoke at the Legal Banking Forum
26 February 2015
Maksym Kopeychykov spoke at the International Tax Forum
10 April 2014
Mikhail Ilyashev Among Top-100 Lawyers in Ukraine
15 December 2010