Knowledge Seminar "Claims of Public Prosecutor's Office: Protection of State Interests or Business Pressure?"


The Event was organized jointly with Member Company Aequo LLC.

Participants had an opportunity to discuss the economic and administrative claims of the prosecutor's office, declared in the interests of the state. Experts with practical experience in this type of cases shared their victories and difficulties that arise in disputes with the prosecutor's involvement.

In particular, the seminar was focused on discussing the following points:

  • General trends: what should business expect in 2019-2020?
  • Case study: disputes over land, privatization, real estate
  • Trajectory of judicial practice
  • Practical advice
  • Prosecutor vs ECHR: a moratorium case



Iaroslav Gregirchak, Deputy Business Ombudsman.

Mr. Gregirchak is a seasoned lawyer with more than 15 years of practical experience in cross-border corporate finance, secured transactions as well as in international arbitration and administrative law.


Sergey Repetsky, Deputy Prosecutor of Kyiv city.

Sergey started his career as an investigator in the Office for internal affairs of Ukraine. Later he served as Chief Specialist - Legal Adviser of the Holosiyivsky District Employment Center of Kyiv. Sergey also worked as a lawyer and legal counsel in private sector.


Elena Shvedova, Legal Director, UMG Investments.

Elena has more than 14 years of experience in jurisprudence. Elena Shvedova's expertise includes business and land law, issues of corporate governance and international relations.


Pavlo Gorbasenko, Judge of Commercial Court in Kyiv Region.

Pavlo has 12 years of experience in Commercial Court. He started as an executive secretary of the court chamber at High Commercial Court of Ukraine and advanced over the course of years due to his professional expertise and high performance.


Olena Pertsova, Counsel, Aequo LLC.

Olena specializes in corporate disputes and complex litigation, protection from illegal takeovers, banking disputes as well as in representing clients in disputes with public authorities.


Andriana Kulchytska, Partner, Law firm "Nazar Kulchytskyy & Partners".

Andriana specializes in the protection of property rights in disputes with state authorities, criminal cases in the sphere of economic activity. She also represents interests of clients before the European Court of Human Rights, in particular, in cases of infringement of the right to property and the right to a fair trial.


During the event, participants had an unique opportunity to join the debate with the participation of judges, prosecutors, lawyers and business representatives. Only actual practical issues and real cases with which business finds itself in disputes with the state and the prosecutor's office were discussed. You were also be the first to hear a professional opinion about the decision of the of the Supreme Court Grand Chamber regarding the moratorium on land sales (as a consequence of the case law of the European Court of Human Rights in the case of Zelenchuk and Tsitsyr vs Ukraine).


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