Sayenko Kharenko specializes in Ukrainian insurance law matters and boast a diversified experience advising Ukrainian insurance companies. Our clients in this area include international and local property, life and casualty insurers and reinsurers, insurance and reinsurance brokers, underwriting agencies and specialist advisers to the insurance industry. We have advised on various M&A transactions, corporate restructurings and merger clearances involving many major local and international insurance companies, such as Generali, TAS, Fortis Life Insurance Ukraine, Dogmat, Veksel, Vesko and Investservice.

The general practice areas are:

  • insurance M&A, corporate reorganisations, joint ventures and new business ventures
  • insurance licensing and regulatory matters
  • insurance and reinsurance dispute resolution, restructuring and insolvency.

The firm has also been instructed to advise on various regulatory and operational issues such as the development of a bancassuance arrangement between a major Ukrainian bank and an affiliated insurance company, insurance claims for AIG Ukraine and employment law issues for Generali Garant and PZU. Some of our lawyers have worked for insurance companies in the past and have first-hand knowledge in the insurance sector.