Our lawyers are up to speed on all the latest technologies. We offer a highly skilled team of tax, corporate, IP, telecom and contract law professionals including startup veterans and investors. Focusing on client needs and deal specifics, we engage lawyers whose experience provides a holistic understanding of the greatest risks facing clients in all related fields.
Sayenko Kharenko’s blockchain taskforce has worked on ICOs for cybersecurity, AI, innovative medicine and gambling projects. We also structure cryptocurrency transactions and advice on related taxation issues.
Cybersecurity and data protection issues deserve a special mention since information economy runs the world. While globalization removes information to the virtual clouds above, privacy laws continue to vary by jurisdiction. We have the knowledge and the skills to meet this challenge.
Although we prefer sophisticated challenges as a new technologies implementation, our experienced team is ready to handle all the basics for you:
We have advised on some of the industry’s most high-profile transactions. Selected experience includes advising on the USD 4.4 billion acquisition of Playtika by Shanghai Giant Network Technology Coacting; acting for the EBRD under the technical cooperation project “Open Government in Ukraine: Support in implementation of e-government solutions based on Prozorro concept” in connection with setting up an entity to operate the electronic trade system “ProZorro.Sale”; advising on the sale of a controlling interest in EVO Group by Naspers Group to Rozetka; and acting for UBS, Credit Suisse, J.P. Morgan, VTB Capital and Cowen & Company in relation to the IPO of Luxoft Holding, Inc.
Sayenko Kharenko’s antitrust team is the premier choice for high-value transactions involving industry heavyweights. Of late the team advised on the USD 67 billion acquisition of EMC by Dell; obtained merger clearance for the acquisition by IBM of control over GTD OPERATIONS LLC.
By supporting the forerunners of the digital era, Sayenko Kharenko’s lawyers also contribute to social advancement by advising state authorities, elaborating draft laws, leading professional communities and provide training for colleagues and law students as well as investing into start-ups and mentoring.
Protecting Startups: Importance and Features (In Russian)
Cyber security in the bank sector: can IT outsourcing help? (in Ukrainian)
Cyberlink (in Russian)
Services export and electronic workflow: how to execute a foreign economic agreement in electronic format (in Russian)
Wasting money or investment in the future? Legal specifics of the сryptocurrency regulations (in Russian)
IBA Technology Law Committee Overview. Software license audits are an important issue for IT lawyers worldwide
White Paper on legal and governance reform in Ukraine: strategic priorities, business and economic sector