National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, University of Salamanca (Spain), LLM
Kateryna Gupalo, Attorney-at-law, Counsel, heads Tax and Customs Disputes as well as White-Collar Defense practices. Prior to joining Arzinger, Kateryna practiced tax law at a leading law firm (WTS Tax Legal Consulting LLC, known as KM Partners till 2014). Kateryna’s expertise involves representing companies with foreign investments in more than a hundred court disputes with the tax and customs authorities. The relevant companies include, in particular, Ukrainian subsidiaries of multinational grain-trading companies and other agribusiness representatives as well as food, timber processing and construction companies, etc.
Due to her understanding of the relevant business processes Kateryna can effectively defend client companies in criminal proceedings against officials in pre-trial investigations as well as in trials proper.
Furthermore, her area of practice includes appeals against regulatory acts by administrative procedures.
Kateryna is an active participant of scientific and practical conferences and forums.
Tax and Customs Disputes, White-Collar Defense
Ukrainian, Russian, English, Spanish
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Arzinger is an independent law firm headquartered in Kiev and having its regional offices in Western and Southern Ukraine. For over 10 years, Arzinger has been among the legal business leaders providing high-quality legal support to clients throughout Ukraine. The firm’s numerous clients include top representatives of international and local business.
Arzinger follows high standards of legal services and is an advantageous partner in view of its great experience in a wide range of industries and legal practices: M&A, corporate law, real estate and construction, antitrust and competition, litigation and arbitration, IPR, tax, banking & finance, PPP, public procurement, labor law, regulatory, private equity / investments, capital markets and IPOs. We serve clients operating in financial services, energy, mining and natural resources, pharmaceuticals, food & beverages, investment banking and corporate finance, telecommunications, retail & leisure, hospitality, aviation and automotive, agriculture, insurance, and infrastructure & transport industries.
Arzinger employs highly qualified professionals with vast hands-on experience in a wide range of legal matters, deep knowledge and understanding of the local market, international education and background. The firm has a team of over 70 seasoned legal professionals led by 7 partners. All of them are acknowledged among leading experts on the Ukrainian legal market and are recognized by reputable international and local rankings. As a result, Arzinger can offer extensive legal assistance to effectively support a variety of complex and challenging transactions, including cross-border matters.
Arzinger closely cooperates with legal advisors from numerous jurisdictions and is a member of international professional organizations, which enables us to engage our colleagues from various jurisdictions in cross-border transactions and provide our clients with top-level professional legal advice.
With a view to providing its clients with high-quality services Arzinger has established successfully operational French, Austrian and German Desks within the firm, which efficiently serve French and German speaking clients in Ukraine as well as Ukrainian and Russian companies operating on international markets.