Sayenko Kharenko has represented Philip Morris Ukraine in the litigation over the tax charge of about UAH 635 million. After almost 3 years of consideration of the case, the appellate court closed the proceedings due to the cancellation of the disputed additional tax charging by the fiscal authorities, and the appellate court closed the proceedings on this basis.
Systemic efforts, endurance, faith in their righteousness and the common work of the teams of Philip Morris Ukraine, their advisors and Sayenko Kharenko tax practice resulted in the successful ending of the dispute.
Sayenko Kharenko partner Svitlana Musienko comments: “Long and painstaking work on this project required a high qualifications and knowledge level. This victory became possible thanks to the successful and well-coordinated cooperation of professional and talented teams – Philip Morris Ukraine and Sayenko Kharenko tax practice. I congratulate both teams on their well-deserved victory.” Sayenko Kharenko counsel Vitaliy Odzhykovskyy adds: “We are pleased with the result and proud of the effective teamwork together with Philip Morris Ukraine.”
Sayenko Kharenko’s team working on the project included counsel Vitaliy Odzhykovskyy, senior associate Kateryna Kolos, associate Mykhailo Grynkevych and was led by the tax practice partner Svitlana Musienko. Support on criminal law issues was provided by a team of criminal defence practice consisting of associates Igor Voronov and Volodymyr Adonin under the general supervision of partner of the practice Sergiy Smirnov.