Conference “Investor - State Dispute: Towards Greater Dialog”


Does Ukraine's investment attractiveness remain extremely low? Are available investment protection tools and instruments insufficient? There are investors who can prove the opposite. Positive experience of an efficient dialogue with the state attests to their cases.

Participants discussed the following issues:

1. From investor rights protection to new funding

  • Challenges and opportunities in protecting investor rights
  • Use of international mechanisms for investment protection

2. Investors tell their stories

  • Real stories from investors working in Ukraine

3. Success stories: experts’ insights & tools

  • Experts with practical advice, suggestions, tools, and success stories



  • CEOs and CFOs of international companies represented in Ukraine
  • Investors
  • Government officials


Among Speakers and Experts:

  • Pavlo Petrenko, Minister of Justice of Ukraine
  • Yuliya Kovaliv, Head of Office of National Investment Council under the President of Ukraine
  • Petro Matiaszek, Deputy Director, UkraineInvest - Ukraine Investment promotion office
  • Lorraine McMahon, CEO, Morgan Furniture
  • Michail Merkulov, CEO, Arricano
  • Nadezhda Vasylieva, CEO, Microsoft
  • Andy Hunder, President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine
  • Oleh Marchenko, Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution Practice, Marchenko Danevych
  • Konstantin Magaletskyi, Partner, Horizon Capital


Event was held in partnership with Chamber Member Companies Marchenko Danevych and PBN Hill+ Knowlton Strategies as well as Nobles Fortune.