DLA Piper

Address: 77A Velyka Vasylkivska Street,
Kyiv, 03150, Ukraine
Tel./Fax: +380 44 490 9575, 490 9577
E-mail: ukraine@dlapiper.com
Web-site: www.dlapiper.com

DLA Piper is a global law firm which has a presence in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East, providing a broad range of legal services to local, regional and international clients.

Areas of practice in Ukraine

The firm’s Kyiv office specializes in the following fields:

Antitrust and Competition: permits for concentration; for concerted practices, leniency program advice; advice on protection from unfair competition, compliance advice and audits, obtaining preliminary conclusions from the AMCU; abuse of dominant position; advice on commercial agreements and trade practices, natural monopolies and public procurement; support during investigations by the AMCU, as well as competition litigation.

Corporate and M&A: setting up and termination of businesses, corporate governance, M&A, including due diligence, corporate restructuring and reorganization; corporate investigations and compliance and legal support of day-to-day operations.

Finance and Projects: M&A and regulatory work in the banking and finance sector, asset, debt and capital markets transactions, structured finance, project finance, real estate finance, aviation finance, debt restructuring projects, infrastructure and PPP projects, litigation in debt and insolvency-related matters.

IP and Technology: registration and protection of IP in Ukraine and overseas, IP portfolio management, IP due diligence, structuring of IP ownership and commercialization of IP, unfair competition issues, parallel import and counterfeits, licensing and assignment agreements, IT outsourcing, Internet, e-commerce, domain names and telecommunications, data protection, software and hardware, technology transfer.

Labor: employment contracts, personnel policies, employment law audits and due diligence reviews, data protection, employee rights, employment-related tax issues, termination matters, employment litigation.

Litigation, Arbitration and Investigations: all types of dispute resolution including cross-border litigation and international arbitration; global investigations including FCPA and UKBA driven; fraud investigations, white-collar crime, contentions and non-contentious compliance, AML and other regulatory checks and investigations

Real Estate and Construction: acquisition/sale and lease transactions for real estate and land; registration of associated rights; establishment of business presence, expansion and structuring of retail business, construction and planning matters, industrial and infrastructure projects, real estate due diligence, structuring of real estate transactions and construction investment projects, real estate contracts, mortgage lending and environmental issues.

Tax: corporate tax, VAT and customs, tax driven restructurings (domestic and international), as well as M&A transactions from the tax perspective, tax due diligence, reviews of tax profiles of entities, tax controversy, litigation and transfer pricing.