18 March 2013
Maksym Lavrynovych and Anna Pushkariova Spoke at the Forbes Banking Conference

March 12, 2013 Lavrynovych & Partners Law Firm in partnership with  Forbes Ukraine gathered owners and top-managers of Ukrainian banks at the “Banking M&A: guide for owner” Conference to discuss mergers and acquisitions in the banking sector of Ukraine.

Maksym Lavrynovych, the Firm’s Managing Partner, moderated the first panel dedicated to the prospects of the Ukrainian banking market, as well as to M&A practice lessons.

During the discussion top-managers of the major banks shared their best practice on how to integrate acquired assets, including with regard to financial, tax and legal implications.

The Firm’s Senior Associate Anna Pushkariova opened the second panel, focused on the risks and limitations relevant to banking M&A transactions in Ukraine. Anna outlined the regulatory aspects of transactions with banks’ shares and possible issues  for the buyer, and gave practical advice on how to minimize the risks when planning and performing such transactions.

Firm’s Corporate and M&A Practice has been recommended by IFLR1000 2013. Firm’s Partner Iryna Marushko is recommended for Banking & Finance according to Chambers Global 2013. Firm’s Managing Partner Maksym Lavrynovych is featured on the list of country’s top corporate lawyers according to the results of the annual research “Ukrainian Law Firms 2012. A Handbook for Foreign Clients”.