www.asterslaw.comtel: +380 44 230 6000 | Fax: +380 44 230 6001Leonardo Business Center, 14th Fl. | | from Kiev 01054 | Ukraine As a member of the most respected networks – LexMundi, World Services Group, Legalink, Biolegis, Energy Law Group – Asters is able to meet all the business needs of clients with preferential access to high-level law firms worldwide. Cybersecurity: cyber advice, including compliance with cybersecurity legislation by operators of critical information infrastructures; cyber defence and investigation of high-tech incidents, including cybercrime, which facilitate the collection of digital evidence admissible before courts and law enforcement agencies; Information security audits of networks, systems, applications and other assets; Implementation of an information security management system; Cybersecurity training and awareness programs. Asters has been named Law Firm of the Year: Ukraine by The Lawyer European Awards for the second year in a row. The 2021 ranking recognizes the company`s quarantine project, which required the revision of the company`s strategy combined with urgent tactics in these difficult times. He also highlights the team`s long-standing commitment and mentions that many of them will remain with the company for more than a decade. The ranking summarizes the company`s successes and states that «Asters is a pioneer in Ukraine and beyond» for its quick and decisive response, as well as for its understanding of how to invest from a long-term perspective. Asters USA PLLC focuses on cross-border investigations and litigation, as well as trade and regulatory issues affecting Ukraine. International trade: import and export of goods in accordance with Ukrainian legislation; customs clearance procedures; anti-dumping and safeguard investigations; WTO rules and legislation. We address the most complex legal challenges of Aster`s offices in the jurisdictions most important to our clients.
We are unique in Ukraine for our combination of established world-class quality, international recognition, strong local roots and deep expertise. Asters is again the Ukrainian law firm of the year by The LawyerAsters, December 2021 Competition law and antitrust: merger control; concerted practices; abuse of a dominant position; compliance with the contest; restrictive and discriminatory practices; antitrust investigations; unfair competition; Review of public procurement. Founded in 1995, Asters is Ukraine`s largest full-service law firm with offices in Kiev, Brussels, Washington, D.C. and London. The firm provides effective transactional legal advice and represents clients in a wide range of matters arising in the course of its business in Ukraine. Asters combines established world-class quality, international recognition and a strong local presence. Asters is named Ukrainian Law Firm of the Year by The Lawyer (2021, 2020), Who`s Who Legal (2021, 2020) and Chambers & Partners (2020); and was named the No. 1 law firm in Ukraine according to the annual national ranking of the weekly legal practice of the 50 best law firms 2020 and has been included in the top 3 law firms in Ukraine in the last 16 years.
Asters was also named Law Firm of the Year and Law Firm of the Decade at Legal Practice Weekly`s 2020 and 2016 Legal Awards ceremonies. The firm is also highly recommended in Ukraine by major international reviews, including IFLR1000, Chambers Global and Chambers Europe, The Legal 500. The firm`s partners and lawyers are distinguished by the best peer-reviewed surveys in the world, such as Best Lawyers, Expert Guides and Who`s Who Legal. Asters provides a full range of legal services and enjoys a high reputation for its expertise in a wide range of practices, such as banking and finance, capital markets, corporate and mergers and acquisitions, competition and antitrust law, compliance and anti-corruption, dispute resolution, energy and resources, environment, family law, intellectual property, international trade, labour and employment, mediation, public-private partnership, real estate, restructuring and insolvency, sports, taxation, telecommunications and white-collar crime. The firm has extensive industry-specific experience and plays a leading role in advising clients in various market sectors, including agriculture, automotive, aviation, banking and finance, energy, infrastructure and transportation, insurance, media and advertising, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals and healthcare, private equity, real estate and construction, retail and consumer goods, telecommunications and IT. All Asters lawyers have obtained their Ukrainian law degrees from the best Ukrainian law schools and have developed problem-solving skills and experience during years of working in business law. Most lawyers are fluent in English. Some of our lawyers have earned Master of Laws degrees from leading American and European universities such as Yale Law School, Chicago Law School, Harvard and New York University, and have gained extensive international experience with leading international law firms in the United States, the United Kingdom and Ukraine. ■ Advising the IFC and ebrd on large-scale financing in the Ukrainian market with a total value of approximately USD 2.7 billion Compliance and anti-corruption: development of anti-corruption policies and programmes; anti-corruption tests; Provide local support for global compliance due diligence; Manage internal investigations into allegations of misconduct; compliance risk assessment; the development of defence strategies; Represent clients before courts and government agencies on anti-corruption and other compliance matters; Compliance training for customer employees. Find this company`s services according to your needs using the location, practice area, or band filter below.
Intellectual property: trademarks; patents; copyright; trade secrets and confidential information; Due diligence; Parallel import, franchising, licensing and distribution agreements; Litigation, unfair competition issues. ■ Advising PRADA Group in full support of all day-to-day legal matters and operation of its first single-brand store in Ukraine, including issues related to operations during quarantine ■ Successful representation of ASK Technology Group Limited, one of Hong Kong`s leading manufacturers of multi-GPU systems for mining, rendering and AI, at hearings before the SCC Arbitration Institute regarding the trial for defective systems for cryptocurrency mining provided by ASK Technology Group Limited ■ Continued support from Webuild SpA, an Italian industrial group specializing in building and civil engineering, in a wide range of local legal issues, including public works contracts, restructurings, litigation, etc.