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General info

Compliance is no longer a catchphrase but an essential element of any company’s operations. Our experienced team, which includes EU and US lawyers, helps to navigate through all applicable rules and develop the most efficient solutions. In cases where a company suspects or has already found itself in trouble, we help to carry out in-depth investigations and provide remedies that would mitigate any negative consequences to the maximum extent.

Whether it is pre- or post-acquisition compliance due diligence, internal or regulatory investigation, employee disciplinary/internal procedure matters, responding to the authorities or follow-up enforcement action – our team is on board.

As part of our services in compliance we cover the following areas:

  • Anti-Corruption and Fraud
  • Anti-Money Laundering, KYC and Sanctions
  • Corporate and Labour
  • Data Protection and Data Retention
  • Environmental Protection; and
  • Industry Regulations for Goods and Services

Our clients in this area include Fortune 500 companies and their directors and officers, international companies doing business in Ukraine, as well as Ukrainian industry leaders.

Our mission – predicting trouble before its arrival, modelling the worst-case scenario, identifying potential risks and mitigating them in the most efficient and business-oriented approach.

Why Sayenko Kharenko

  • In-depth experience of setting up compliance programs and running investigations in accordance with the regulatory requirements of Ukraine, the UK, the EU, and USA following compliance allegations involving corruption, fraud, bribery, money laundering and sanctions violations.
  • We implement internal ethics and compliance programs in line with all applicable Ukrainian and foreign regulations without interrupting your day-to-day operations and with a view to giving your company a global markets perspective. Members of our team have 10+ years of practical experience gained globally within cross-border compliance projects and compliance investigations, which leads to successful defense against regulatory and criminal proceedings, including under FCPA, UKBA, and OFAC rules.

Related professionals

Iryna Bakina

Counsel

Svitlana Kheda

Counsel

Yuliia Brusko

Senior Associate

Recognition

Recommended in Compliance
Top 50 Law Firms 2021, Yuridicheskaya Practika

Top Three in Compliance
Top market leaders 2019, Yuridicheskaya Gazeta

Media & Insight Compliance & Investigations

05 April 2022

Publications

Risk & compliance management
15 March 2022

News

Processing of personal data in Ukraine after introducing martial law
10 December 2021

News

Sayenko Kharenko is Ukraine’s No. 1 according to the “50 leading law firms of Ukraine 2021”
20 September 2021

Projects

Sayenko Kharenko provided legal support for PGNiG on acquisition of shares in a Ukrainian company
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