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PETERKA & PARTNERS Ukraine in Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients / PETERKA & PARTNERS Україна в Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients
07/12/2022 PETERKA & PARTNERS Ukraine in Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients / PETERKA & PARTNERS Україна в Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients
Last week the Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients was released. “Everyone in our country has faced reality beyond any ordinary experience. For ethical and moral reasons, as many people have joined the Armed Forces of Ukraine and/or found themselves in difficult life situations, we have taken the decision to focus our attention on describing work projects for clients for the research period – 2021, but without the usual ranking tables”, - Olga Usenko, the editor says. PETERKA & PARTNERS Ukraine was acknowledged in the following practices: intellectual property, tax and transfer pricing, labor & employment, corporate and M&A, and litigation. *Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients – the project of YURIDICHESKAYA PRACTIKA Publishing, showcasing law firms and providing deep analyses of the Ukrainian legal market.
Минулого тижня було опубліковано Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients. «Кожен у нашій країні стикнувся з реальністю, що виходить за межі будь-якого звичайного досвіду. З етичних та моральних міркувань, оскільки багато людей поповнили лави Збройних Сил України та/або опинилися у складних життєвих ситуаціях, ми прийняли рішення зосередити свою увагу на описі робочих проектів для клієнтів в межах досліджуваного періоду, а саме за 2021 рік, але за виключенням рейтингових таблиць», - розповідає редактор проєкту Ольга Усенко. Український офіс PETERKA & PARTNERS було відзначено в практиках інтелектуальної власності, оподаткування та трансфертного ціноутворення, трудового права, корпоративного право та M&A, судових спорів. * Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients – проєкт видавництва «ЮРИДИЧНА ПРАКТИКА», що проводить глибокий аналіз українського юридичного ринку.
Taras Utiralov - judge for the ELSA IP Moot Court / Тарас Утіралов - суддя конкурсу з права інтелектуальної власності ELSA
02/12/2022 Taras Utiralov - judge for the ELSA IP Moot Court / Тарас Утіралов - суддя конкурсу з права інтелектуальної власності ELSA
At the end of November, Taras Utiralov, Partner and Director for Ukraine at PETERKA & PARTNERS, had the honour to be a judge at the IIІ National Intellectual Property Law Moot Court Competition, both in the written and oral competitions. Big thanks to the organiser ELSA Kyiv for the opportunity to meet the rising stars in the field of intellectual property. Despite these challenging weeks in Ukraine, young lawyers do not give up and show their professionality, knowledge and confidence. "I was delighted to mark the high level of legal knowledge and analytical and presentation skills of moot court participants. Despite challenges of the war, including power outages, they were able to prepare their written materials and deliver bright speeches," - Taras Utiralov said. *ELSA Kyiv is a part of ELSA, the leading force in providing countless opportunities for academic and professional development for law students in 44 countries of Europe.
Наприкінці листопада Тарас Утіралов, партнер та директор українського офісу PETERKA & PARTNERS, мав честь бути суддею ІІІ Національного конкурсу з права інтелектуальної власності, як у письмовому, так і усному етапах. Велика подяка організатору ELSA Київ за можливість зустрітися з висхідними зірками у сфері інтелектуальної власності. Незважаючи на ці непрості тижні в Україні, молоді юристи не опускають рук і демонструють свій професіоналізм, знання та впевненість. «Мені було приємно відзначити високий рівень юридичних знань та аналітичних і ораторських умінь у учасників змагань. Незважаючи на виклики війни, зокрема вимкнення електроенергії, вони зуміли підготувати свої письмові матеріали та виступити з чудовими промовами» - коментує Тарас Утіралов. *ELSA Київ є частиною ELSA, провідної організації в наданні незліченних можливостей для академічного та професійного розвитку для студентів-юристів у 44 країнах Європи.
PETERKA & PARTNERS Newsletter
30/11/2022 PETERKA & PARTNERS Newsletter
Dear Clients, Business Partners, and Colleagues,
It is our pleasure to share with you the latest edition of the PETERKA & PARTNERS Newsletter.
As usual, we bring you a summary of practical legal and tax news from the many jurisdictions in which we have our offices as well as the latest news from PETERKA & PARTNERS itself.
Enjoy the reading!
PETERKA & PARTNERS in unique Czech project: TOP LEGAL BUSINESS.
28/11/2022 PETERKA & PARTNERS in unique Czech project: TOP LEGAL BUSINESS.
We participated in a unique project “TOP LEGAL BUSINESS”, in which you can take a look under the bonnet of the whole PETERKA & PARTNERS group.
What are our future plans? What is the future of the business? How is the group developing, and how important a role do women play in it?
You can read more in the article here.
PETERKA & PARTNERS becomes member of European Business Aviation Association
29/09/2022 PETERKA & PARTNERS becomes member of European Business Aviation Association
We are pleased to announce that due to the activities of the PETERKA & PARTNERS Aviation Practice Group, two of our offices, Warsaw and Prague, have become members of the European Business Aviation Association EBAA. The EBAA’s main goal is to support, and build up business relations among, enterprises operating in the aviation sector in Europe. Adrianna Szczecińska, based in Warsaw, the Leader of our Aviation Practice, and Zdeněk Beránek, Partner from our Czech Republic office, are both responsible for coordination of and developing relations in the association.
PETERKA & PARTNERS ranked by IFLR 1000 in five offices
30/08/2022 PETERKA & PARTNERS ranked by IFLR 1000 in five offices
We are happy to be recognised by the prestigious IFLR 1000 ranking in M&A category.
We have been ranked in the Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, Bulgaria and Romania.
Congratulations to our M&A team!
We are grateful for the support of our clients.
Handbook on taxation for Ukrainians residing and doing business in CEE countries
11/07/2022 Handbook on taxation for Ukrainians residing and doing business in CEE countries
As the part of the PETERKA & PARTNERS Ukrainian desk's activities, our international tax team led by Lenka Paluchova prepared a handbook on the tax implications from the perspective of double tax treaties concluded between Ukraine and CEE countries and the local tax legislation.
Under what conditions does a Ukrainian become a tax resident of specific CEE countries? And what if
he/she still has a business in Ukraine that they manage from specific CEE countries?
These and many other questions are answered in our handbook. У рамках діяльності Ukrainian Desk, проекту PETERKA & PARTNERS, однією з цілей якого є допомога українському бізнесу за кордоном, наша міжнародна податкова команда на чолі з Лєнкою Палуховою підготувала брошуру про податкові наслідки з точки зору угод про уникнення подвійного оподаткування, укладених між Україною та країнами Центральної та Східної Європи, і місцевого податкового законодавства.
За яких умов українець стає податковим резидентом окремих країн Центральної та Східної Європи? А що, якщо він/вона все ще має бізнес в Україні, яким керує з певних країн Центральної та Східної Європи?
Відповіді на ці та багато інших питань ви знайдете в нашій брошурі.
PETERKA&PARTNERS Newsletter
01/07/2022 PETERKA&PARTNERS Newsletter
Dear Clients, Business Partners and Colleagues, it is our pleasure to share with you the latest edition of PETERKA & PARTNERS Newsletter prepared by our Colleagues.
As usual, we bring you the summary of practical legal and tax news from our jurisdictions as well as latest news from PETERKA & PARTNERS. We hope you will enjoy the reading and we would like to wish you all safe and healthy summer!

PETERKA & PARTNERS strengthens Romanian team and global Real Estate and Energy practices by recruiting expert Dan Ciupala
26/05/2022 PETERKA & PARTNERS strengthens Romanian team and global Real Estate and Energy practices by recruiting expert Dan Ciupala
PETERKA & PARTNERS has strengthened its Romanian team by recruiting expert Dan Ciupala, well-known on the Romanian market and the CEE region especially for his extensive Real Estate experience. Dan, whose wide expertise includes Energy amongst his main focus areas, has more than 20 years of experience in various top international law firms and was recently appointed as Leader of the PETERKA & PARTNERS Energy practice with the aim of developing the firm’s Energy practice within CEE.

Prior to joining PETERKA & PARTNERS, Dan acted as the head of the Romanian in-house legal team of an important European real estate investment fund. His remarkable professional background includes significant transactional experience advising a broad range of businesses in the field of real estate, construction and real estate development financing, mergers and acquisitions, competition, intellectual property, energy, and contract law. Known as a valuable and dedicated expert, he takes the time to truly involve clients and incorporate their goals, concerns, values, and feedback.

At PETERKA & PARTNERS, the Energy Practice occupies a top place amongst the global practices dedicated to key industries. Through its team of dedicated specialists from all its offices across CEE, PETERKA & PARTNERS advises domestic and international clients on a wide range of complex, and day-to-day, Energy projects across the region. Drawing upon a wealth of experience and industry insight, the firm’s practice has developed a special focus on renewable energy.
Business guides dedicated for Ukrainian companies and entrepreneurs
13/04/2022 Business guides dedicated for Ukrainian companies and entrepreneurs
As the part of the PETERKA & PARTNERS Ukrainian desk's activities, our international team led by Lenka Paluchova, Galyna Melnik and Taras Utiralov is working on a series of business guides dedicated for Ukrainian companies and entrepreneurs interested in doing business in the countries where we have our offices. We will provide you with unified basic corporate and tax information for the respective jurisdictions.
#standwithukraine #peterkapartners #doingbusiness #ukrainiandesk #ukrainesupport
У рамках діяльності нашої Команди підтримки українських клієнтів за кордоном, наша міжнародна команда на чолі з Lenka Paluchová, Galyna Melnyk та Taras Utiralov працює над серією інформаційних брошур, призначених для українських компаній та підприємців, які зацікавлені у веденні бізнесу в країнах, де представлені наші офіси. Відсьогодні ми надаватимемо вам уніфіковану базову інформацію з корпоративних та податкових питань для відповідних юрисдикцій.

Слідкуйте за оновленнями для отримання додаткової інформації.
Ukrainian Desk at PETERKA & PARTNERS
11/04/2022 Ukrainian Desk at PETERKA & PARTNERS
We would like to confirm that our Ukrainian office continues providing legal services to all our clients in all areas of Ukrainian Law. Our key personnel are safe and some of them joined our offices in the Czech Republic and Poland, meaning we can meet our clients whenever they need us. We are happy to announce launching of the Ukrainian Desk, aiming to facilitate Ukrainian businesses to expand or relocate abroad. Members of the Ukrainian Desk, some of whom are currently staying in our EU offices, help Ukrainian business people to receive legal assistance in EU jurisdictions especially in corporate, commercial, tax, employment, immigration, intellectual property law.
International Lawyers Network Spring Annual Conference in Amsterdam
11/04/2022  International Lawyers Network Spring Annual Conference in Amsterdam
Last week, we had the pleasure to participate in the International Lawyers Network Spring Annual Conference in Amsterdam which was especially important for our colleagues.
This was the very first in-person conference since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020 which Pavla Kopeckova Prikrylova attended in person as the ILN Chair of the Board of Directors.
It was also the first conference that was supposed to be attended by our Ukrainian colleagues, as our UA office joined the network last year. As they were not able to participate in person, Galyna Melnik with Taras Utiralov introduced themselves virtually to the other participants. In addition, our Romanian office was represented by Partner and Director, Cosmina Aron, who has been dedicated to ILN activities for many years.
We are proud to be a part of the ILN and look forward to cooperating with our fellow members and participating in future events!
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Recent announcement from Ondřej Peterka, Founder and Managing Partner
29/03/2022 Recent announcement from Ondřej Peterka, Founder and Managing Partner
PETERKA & PARTNERS has been continuously supporting Ukraine since the beginning of the Russian invasion on 24 February 2022 and has repeatedly condemned this act of aggression, especially attacks on civilian targets. We have also provided concrete financial, material and legal assistance to the people in Ukraine and Ukrainian refugees abroad. The safety of our colleagues in Ukraine, with many of them already relocated to our offices in Prague and Warsaw, remains our utmost priority.

Now, we have made a difficult decision as regards the future of our office in Moscow. We have decided to take the steps leading to the separation of the Russian office from our global network. Our business operations in Russia were always focused on assisting multinational western corporations, and not Russian state-owned entities nor Russian oligarchs. Since the beginning of the war against Ukraine, we have concentrated on assisting our long-term clients in the urgent process of reviewing and suspending their business activities in Russia. During the transition period we will provide all necessary support to the Russian colleagues in order to be able to provide the best services to our western clients. Ondřej Peterka,
Founder and Managing Partner
Czech, Slovak, and Romanian offices contribute to ILN’s “Establishing a Business Entity”
21/12/2021 Czech, Slovak, and Romanian offices contribute to ILN’s “Establishing a Business Entity”
We would like to announce that our Czech, Slovak and Romanian offices, participated in the preparation of a guide focusing on an overview on how to establish a business entity in 42 different countries published by International Lawyers Network.
To view the full guide, please click on this link.
PETERKA & PARTNERS Newsletter
16/12/2021 PETERKA & PARTNERS Newsletter
December is here, and that means the latest issue of our Newsletter now is out!
The PETERKA & PARTNERS Newsletter brings you reports on legal developments and consists of the following sections: news from PETERKA & PARTNERS, legal news, and tax news.
Our Newsletter has been prepared for you by our lawyers and other specialists in their fields and it covers all of the jurisdiction where we have our offices: the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Russia, Poland, Romania, Belarus and Hungary.
To read the full newsletter, please click on the link.
If you don´t want to miss the next Newsletter, please subscribe at newsletter@peterkapartners.com
ILN won Global Law Firm Network of the Year
15/12/2021 ILN won Global Law Firm Network of the Year
We are proud to be a part of the International Lawyers Network. Congratulations on this huge achievement!
The International Lawyers Network is an association of 91 high-quality, full-service law firms with over 5,000 lawyers worldwide. The Network provides clients with services in 67 countries on six continents. For more information please visit this link.
The Czech, Slovak, Ukrainian and Romanian office contribute to ILN’s “Buying and Selling Real Estate” guide
02/12/2021 The Czech, Slovak, Ukrainian and Romanian office contribute to ILN’s “Buying and Selling Real Estate” guide
Our offices in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine and Romania participated in the preparation of a new overview of the legal aspects of buying and selling real estate published by the International Lawyers Network. Every article includes information on the purchase of undeveloped and developed plots of land, buildings and flats in the respective jurisdiction.
To view the full guide, click here.
PETERKA & PARTNERS at the 14th Conference of Global Independent Law Firms Forum 2021
02/12/2021 PETERKA & PARTNERS at the 14th Conference of Global Independent Law Firms Forum 2021
A partner at our law firm, Pavla Kopečková Přikrylová, along with the heads, senior partners and leaders in innovation at prominent European law firms, participated as a panellist at the 14th Conference of Global Independent Law Firms Forum 2021: A Law Firm's Purpose In The Business And Legal World held in London last week.
Pavla spoke about the challenges for law firms for 2022 and into the future. The discussion also covered the use of technology in the legal industry, and how to use current technological developments to improve services for clients.
PETERKA & PARTNERS Newsletter
01/07/2021 PETERKA & PARTNERS Newsletter
The same as every year, we are here with the summer issue of our PETERKA & PARTNERS Newsletter. So, before you leave on holiday, don’t hesitate to read up on the latest legal and tax news. The PETERKA & PARTNERS Newsletter brings you reports on legal developments and consists of the following sections: news from PETERKA & PARTNERS, legal news, and tax news. Our Newsletter has been prepared for you by our lawyers and other specialists in their fields and it covers all of the jurisdiction where we have our offices: the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Russia, Poland, Romania, Belarus and Hungary.
To read the full newsletter, please click on the link.
If you don´t want to miss the next Newsletter, please subscribe at newsletter@peterkapartners.com
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