Senior Associate


Corporate and M&A


Artem has extensive experience in M&A transactions, investments, shareholder agreements, and complex corporate restructuring.

He also advises on corporate governance, corporate and personal (including cross-border) taxation, legal matters of business financing, regulatory compliance, and general commercial matters. The combination of legal expertise and a thorough understanding of economics and business allows Artem to implement complex projects at the intersection of law and other areas.

Artem has completed educational programs Corporate Finance Fundamentals (University of Berkeley, USA) and US and Cross-Border M&A Transactions and Corporate Law (George Casey, Global Managing Partner at Shearman & Sterling LLP, Adjunct Professor at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, USA).


Corporate and M&A

Personal goal

Minimalism as a state of mind



Life credo

«Being human»

selected projects



Ukraine has moved to a hybrid corporate governance model. For years, businesses could only use the two-tier model, with the management and the supervisory boards strictly separated. Now companies can take advantage of the one-tier model with its flexibility and dynamics.

Artem Shmatov


Years of occupation of Ukraine by russia, whatever form it happened in, made Ukraine look close to russia in all senses to the rest of the world. International businesses considered this closeness as a marker to optimize operations in Eastern Europe. In management terms, it often resulted in direct reporting of Ukrainians to russian offices instead of headquarters. In legal terms, the result was often the corporate control of russian units of multinational corporations over Ukrainian units or other forms of control such as IP licensing...

Artem Shmatov, Volodymyr Igonin


The Ukrainian government approved new requirements for disclosure of corporate structures and beneficiaries of Ukrainian companies. Starting from 12 July 2021, companies must file their corporate structures and supporting documents with registrars....

Artem Shmatov, Volodymyr Igonin


Q&A about Corporate Reorganisations in Ukraine 2021

Artem Shmatov, Volodymyr Igonin