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DLA Piper is a global law firm with offices throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East, which provides a broad range of legal services to local, regional and international clients. In 2008, 2012 and 2014, DLA Piper was acknowledged as Foreign Law Firm of the Year in Ukraine (Legal Awards Ceremony, Ukraine).
Areas of practice in Ukraine
Corporate and M&A: set 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, infrastructure and PPP projects, litigation in debt and insolvency-related matters.
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 diligences, reviews of tax profiles of entities, tax controversy, litigation and transfer pricing.
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.
Competition law and regulatory: permits for concentrations; for concerted practices, leniency program advice; advice on protection from unfair competition, compliance advice and audits, obtaining of preliminary conclusions from the AMCU; abuse of dominance advice; advice on commercial agreements and trade practices, natural monopolies and public procurement; support during investigations by the AMCU, as well as competition litigation.