Murat Demir has been promoted to Regional Partner and Dogus Gulpinar to Partner at Nazali Tax & Legal in Turkey and Ukraine, respectively.
With effect from 27 April 2021, the Ukrainian entities have been granted the right to make regular interest payments and final capital repayment under Eurobonds and other own debt securities traded on foreign stock exchanges in excess of a so called EUR 2 mln e-limit. In addition, the entities are now allowed to accumulate and periodically replenish foreign currency on the bank accounts in the amount of principal and interest due on the notes on the nearest repayment date.
On April, 6, 2021, CEE Legal Matters reported that the Esquires law firm had persuaded Ukraine's Sixth Administrative Court of Appeal to revoke an order of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine dismissing former Deputy Head of the State Customs Service of Ukraine Denys Shendryk from that position. CEE In-House Matters spoke with Shendryk to learn more about the case.
Lately, one of the key messages of the government to the public, and especially the investors, has been that Ukraine should be the next manufacturing and logistics hub. However, this idea is always followed by another recurrent note — Ukrainian infrastructure is in bad shape and desperately needs renovation.
Ilyashev & Partners has advised Latvia's Lu Invest on its sale of a 49.99% participatory interest in Ukrainian agri-holding Golden Sunrise Agro to Cyprus's Unagro Finance Limited, which already owned the other 50.01% of the company. The Latvian office of PWC Legal reportedly worked on the deal as well.
Norton Rose Fulbright and Asters have advised a syndicate of banks on its provision of a PLN 1.5 billon loan to Polish, Russian, Romanian, Ukrainian, and German members of the Cersanit Group. Romania's Ionescu si Sava reportedly also advised the syndicate. Clifford Chance advised Cersanit on the deal.