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Baker McKenzie appreciates the great interest, with over 3000 registrations, for our recent hour-long Russia-Ukraine developments webinar on 3 February focused on various trade and sanctions measures that may potentially be imposed should the situation escalate. Should you wish to receive a link to the webinar recording please contact Shelsie Gutierrez.

Off the back of this, and following client feedback, we are pleased to invite you to two follow up webinars of 30 minutes focused specifically on the latest developments and operational considerations on the ground in Ukraine and in Russia.

Webinar 1: Key developments and operational considerations in Ukraine

Thursday February 10, 16:00 – 16:30 CET
(17:00 – 17:30 Kyiv)


This 30-minute webinar hosted by our Ukraine experts in Kyiv, will provide a concise overview of the latest developments in this ever evolving situation including:
– Sanctions emanating from Ukraine
– Practical considerations on protecting business operations in Ukraine including supply chain issues, contractual obligations and litigation, banking, HR risk and cybersecurity
– Practical tips and best practice with respect to scenario planning and contingency strategy in Ukraine.

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Webinar 2: Key developments and operational considerations in Russia

Tuesday February 15th 16:00 – 16:30 CET
(18:00 – 18:30 Moscow)


This 30-minute webinar hosted by our Russia experts in Moscow, will provide a concise overview of key considerations and developments for operations in Russia including:
– Latest developments with respect to potential counter-measures and blocking laws from Russia
– Practical impact of potential new international sanctions including impact on contractual obligations, litigation risks, banking considerations and funds flows
– Practical considerations in protecting business operations in Russia and best practice with respect to scenario planning 

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We look forward to you joining us for these webinars and we will use Zoom as the presenting platform for this webinar. To register, please click on the Register buttons for these respective webinars above and complete the form with your information. 

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Webinar 1 Details

Date
Thursday, 10 February 2022

Time
16:00 – 16:30 CET
(17:00 – 17:30 Kyiv)

Duration
30 minutes

Language
English

Program Inquiry
Sara Jadoon
Daniel Nault

Registration Inquiry
Shelsie Gutierrez

Webinar 2 Details

Date
Tuesday, 15 February 2022

Time
16:00 – 16:30 CET
(18:00 – 18:30 Moscow)

Duration
30 minutes

Language
English

Program Inquiry
Sara Jadoon
Daniel Nault

Registration Inquiry
Shelsie Gutierrez
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Sara Jadoon is an Associate in Baker McKenzie Mexico City office.

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Daniel Nault is a Senior Manager, Business Development in Baker McKenzie London office.

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Shelsie Gutierrez is an Assistant Manager in Global Services - Manila.

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Serhiy Chorny is a co-managing partner and head of the Banking & Finance Group in Baker McKenzie's Kyiv office. Since 2005, he has been highly ranked by leading international and Ukrainian legal directories such as Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, Legal 500 EMEA, and IFLR1000 in various practice areas, including banking and finance, restructuring and insolvency, capital markets, structured finance and securitization, project finance and financial services.

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Hanna Shtepa is a counsel in Baker McKenzie's Kyiv office.

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Mariana Marchuk is a counsel in Baker McKenzie's Kyiv office. She has over 17 years of practical experience in the areas of corporate law, M&A, reorganizations, labor and employment, as well as compliance and anti-corruption. Prior to joining the Kyiv office of Baker McKenzie in 1997 as an associate, Ms. Marchuk worked as a legal adviser for one of the Big Six consulting firms. From 1999 up to 2004, she worked in Moscow as an associate for a major Wall Street law firm and subsequently for Baker McKenzie. In 2004, she returned to the Kyiv office of the Firm and in 2010 she was made a counsel.

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Oleksiy Stolyarenko is the Head of the IT/TMT industry group in the Kyiv office. A counsel focusing on complex IP/IT, copyright, trademarks, patents, domain names, internet & technology matters (including protection of privacy & information), Oleksiy is well versed in issues related to technology transactions, start-ups, innovative services and products. He represents clients before the courts of Ukraine in trademark and patent litigation matters and carries out anti-piracy/anti-counterfeiting campaigns. Oleksiy joined Kyiv office of Baker McKenzie in 2008 from the State Department of Intellectual Property of Ukraine, where he worked in the copyright division. He frequently participates in the Firm`s Pro Bono projects and was awarded with the Firm`s RED award in 2015.

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Ihor Siusel is a partner in Baker McKenzie's Kyiv office. He has more than 15 years of practical experience, having spent 12 years as a legal advisor in major local and international law firms where he continuously practiced in dispute resolution, namely international and domestic arbitration, litigation, enforcement of court judgments and arbitral awards, and bankruptcy law.

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Alexander Bychkov is a partner in Baker McKenzie's Moscow office. Alexander Bychkov is the co-head of the Firm’s CIS Tax Practice Group and the head of the CIS International Trade and Customs group, which includes professionals working in the Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kyiv and Almaty offices. In addition, he is a member of the Firm’s Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare group. Since 2006 Mr. Bychkov has been consistently recognized as one of the leading professionals in the tax field within Russia and across the CIS. His practice is recognized by Chambers and International Tax Review.

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Vladimir Efremov is a partner in the Moscow office of Baker McKenzie.

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Alexandra Shmarko is an associate in the Moscow office of Baker McKenzie. Alexandra focuses on international arbitration and litigation.

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Andrey Lebedev is an associate in the Moscow office of Baker McKenzie. Andrey Lebedev focuses on banking & finance law. Andrey received recommendations from Chambers Europe 2013-2014 in the sphere of banking and financial law. According to clients' comments, "he is uniquely qualified and firmly committed to obtaining the best results for his clients".

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