11 04 2016
In March 2016, “Confidence and Guarantee” Insurance Company withdrew from Russian Standard Bank Group (RF). This enabled the company to comply with the requirements introduced about a year ago by the Law of Ukraine “On Licensing Types of Business Activity”, which prevented residents of states that commit military aggression against Ukraine from exercising control over the activities of Ukrainian licensees. This also helped the company retain its insurance license and successfully appeal a license revocation decision previously adopted by the National Commission for Regulation of Financial Services Markets. According to the licensee, “Confidence and Guarantee” IC continues to operate as usual and provide quality services to its clients and partners.
25 03 2016
Vasil Kisil & Partners has advised a major Swedish manufacturer of outdoor power tools on dismissal of its Ukrainian subsidiary’s General Manager (GM). Lawyers of Vasil Kisil & Partners have assisted in negotiations on employment termination, namely have drafted and concluded a mutual termination agreement with the GM.
23 03 2016
Oksana Voynarovska, Partner at Vasil Kisil & Partners, and Valeriya Savchuk, Associate, have become members of the Working Group finalizing the Draft Labour Code for the second reading. The Working Group was established at the Social Policy, Employment and Pension Provision Committee of the Ukrainian Parliament.
17 03 2016
The international legal directory Chambers Global 2016 recognizes Vasil Kisil & Partners as a leading litigation practice in Ukraine. VKP has also received high recommendations for its Corporate / M&A Practice Group.
09 03 2016
Vasil Kisil & Partners with one of its CSR projects Responsible Future has received international recognition in the corporate category Value of the Future at the Communication for Future Award. The Award has taken place in the framework of the World Communication Forum in Davos for 7 years in a row.
27 02 2016
On February 27, 2016, Ukraine held its first Willem C. Vis Pre-Moot. The event was organized by Vasil Kisil & Partners and the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla.
24 02 2016
Vasil Kisil & Partners has acted as an advisor to a major Ukrainian pharmaceutical company during introduction of the Council of Honor. Lawyers of Vasil Kisil & Partners have drafted respective internal policies and other associated documents, which have enabled the client to establish the Council of Honor.
18 02 2016
On February 17, 2016, the International Jury Board of the C4F (Communications for Future) Davos Awards announced the short list of finalists including 4 nominees from Ukraine. Vasil Kisil & Partners has been shortlisted in a corporate category with the project of cooperation with the non-governmental organization Responsible Future, Corporate Initiatives Center. The list of Ukrainian nominees in a personal category includes Maksym Yakover (Chasopys), Olha Kudynenko (Tabletochki Foundation), and Kateryna Venzhyk (Editor-in-Chief at Delo.ua). The jury selected a total of 13 nominees in corporate and personal categories from many different countries.
17 02 2016
The Willem C. Vis Pre-Moot will be held in Ukraine on February 27, 2016, organized by Vasil Kisil & Partners jointly with the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy.
05 02 2016
On February 9, 2016 the national art and culture museum complex Mystetskyi Arsenal will launch a retrospective art-project “Mariya Prymachenko. Boundless” and host a news conference dedicated to this event. Vladyslav Podolyak, Counsel with Vasil Kisil & Partners and Head of its Intellectual Property Practice Group, will present the peculiarities of legal support for art and culture projects as well as mural art project.