Sayenko Kharenko has been actively involved in development of the new gambling legislation in Ukraine since 2014. In close cooperation with the foreign experts, we work to model a better regulatory regime for the Ukrainian gambling market and implement international standards for the benefit of our clients, players and the society.


General info

Before anyone else

Sayenko Kharenko has an unrivaled experience in guiding gambling businesses through the intricacies of the Ukrainian gambling market, beyond reach of competition.

Our clients represent various gambling verticals, including the top world gambling providers and major Ukrainian betting and lottery operators.

Unique service proposition

Sayenko Kharenko Group (including Sayenko Kharenko, a top-tier Ukrainian law firm and SK Security, the leading corporate security firm) is able to cover legal, GR, and security aspects to help gambling operators, payment providers and software developers to thrive in the reopened Ukrainian gambling market.

Sayenko Kharenko Group is well suited to act as a one-stop service for the clients, seeking to:

  • promptly set up their local presence
  • obtain relevant licences
  • identify and contract local partners
  • develop robust internal compliance procedures
  • ensure smooth payment and AML/TF processes
  • protect their IP rights
  • receive taxation advice
  • ensure corporate security and safe operations of their local business.

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