Banking and Financial Services

 

Why PwC Legal Ukraine?

  • Our Banking and Financial Services team is part of a network of 2,500 lawyers in over 80 countries, advising an extensive client base which includes Financial Times Stock Exchange (FTSE) 100 corporates, multinationals, large private businesses and mid-market companies. 
  • We provide our clients with cutting-edge solutions by having unique access to international best practices. Many of these solutions involve banking and financial instruments which are still new to the Ukrainian market, and we are perfectly placed to adapt them to meet specific local needs while retaining the key benefits.
  • Our unique relationship with legal and tax specialists, business consultants and other service providers within the global PwC Network allows our clients to benefit from a truly comprehensive and multifaceted approach to solving their problems. It allows us to address in full the wide range of issues which arise in the course of activity of banking and other financial institutions, as well as non-financial entities.
  • Our team consists of experienced attorneys, being socially responsible and adhering to the highest professional and ethical standards.

 

  

clients

Clients

In Ukraine the firm provides legal services to various financial institutions (banks, factoring, insurance, leasing, asset management companies), as well as non-financial entities on different financial issues. Our team is also actively engaged in public projects, including support to the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine in drafting legislative initiatives, aimed at improvement of financial market.

 


   

Scope of Services

The scope of services provided by our Banking and Financial Services team includes legal assistance and advice on the following:

Establishment and acquisition of financial institutions

Registration of financial institutions; obtaining financial permits and banking licences; M&A services; obtaining clearance from antimonopoly and financial regulatory authorities

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Loan portfolio transfer

Structuring and support related to loan portfolio transfer; loan restructuring

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Project and business financing

Structuring and support in financing via capital investment and loan provision

·         Project and business financing: structuring and support in financing via capital investment and loan provision

 

·         Financial regulations: currency control advice, advice on licensing and regulatory requirements, banking secrecy and personal data protection issues

·         Project and business financing: structuring and support in financing via capital investment and loan provision

 

·         Financial regulations: currency control advice, advice on licensing and regulatory requirements, banking secrecy and personal data protection issues

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Financial regulations

Currency control advice, advice on licensing and regulatory requirements, banking secrecy and personal data protection issues

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Selective Experience

Selective Experience

Legal support in creating strategy re non-performing loans, which helped the Client to improve its approach in managing the risks, related to bad loans

Client: Oschadbank, JSC (State Savings Bank of Ukraine) - one of the largest state-owned banks in Ukraine

Legal review of the loan portfolio of two Ukrainian banks of an international banking group for the purpose of their sale to an independent third party

Client: One of the major international banks

Comprehensive advice regarding re-insurance arrangements, recognised by international practice, but ambiguous in Ukraine

Client: One of the largest insurance companies in Ukraine

Development and implementation of the strategy for improvement of corporate governance system of Ukrainian state-owned banks in accordance with best international principles and standards. This is a unique experience, which might have a significant impact on the whole banking system in Ukraine

Client: The Ministry of Finance of Ukraine

Multiple advice on conversion of loan receivables into equity for non-financial entities and assistance in its implementation. These services allowed numerous clients to improve their financial position

Client: A number of non-financial entities

Contact us

Anna Lypska
Manager, Attorney-at-law, Financial services/ Compliance/Procurement
Tel: +380 44 354 0404
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Artem Narodenko
Manager, Financial services/Winding-up business
Tel: +380 44 354 0404
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Vadym Romaniuk
Senior Consultant, Corporate/M&A/Banking and Finance
Tel: +380 44 354 04 04
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