13 October 2011

Sayenko Kharenko advised Philip Morris Ukraine in court proceedings

Sayenko Kharenko acted as a legal counsel of PrJSC "Philip Morris Ukraine" in a dispute over collection of debt in the amount of UAH 45 million from its former distributor.

Sayenko Kharenko has successfully represented the interests of PrJSC "Philip Morris Ukraine" at the Kyiv Oblast Commercial Court and the Kyiv Appellate Commercial Court, which ruled in favour of PrJSC "Philip Morris Ukraine" and ordered the distributor to repay the debt.

PrJSC "Philip Morris Ukraine" is a leading tobacco company in Ukraine with headquarters in Kyiv and nine regional offices. Philip Morris Ukraine manufactures many popular cigarette brands for the domestic market and for export, including Parliament, Marlboro, Chesterfield, L&M, and Bond Street.

Sayenko Kharenko has the market-leading experience in advising on complex dispute resolution proceedings related to debt recovery and collection. Currently the firm is advising a number of banks and corporations relating to debt collection proceedings for the total amount of over USD 40 million. Sayenko Kharenko dispute resolution practice is named among top 5 in Ukraine according to Who’s Who Ukrainian Law Firms 2011 research, and is recommended for dispute resolution by Legal 500.

Sayenko Kharenko team consisted of senior associate Petro Batiuk, associate Olexander Droug, counsel Igor Sukhomudrenko and led by partner Sergey Pogrebnoy.


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