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Ukraine

As a participant in the global banking and finance industry, you are faced with increasing financial, regulatory and political pressures. New rules on capital requirements, risk profile and investor protection pose challenges for your organisation. We have unmatched geographical coverage and more English and US qualified banking and finance partners on the ground in CEE than any other law firm. We are your first port of call whether you are planning a cross-border transaction with a multi-jurisdictional security package or loan portfolio or implementing a first-of-a-kind financing structure in your domestic market.

Whether you are a financial institution, equity house, asset manager, mutual fund, accountant, privately owned company, corporation or public entity, your business is only as good as the products and services you sell. That’s why we organise our teams along the business lines of your sector, giving us deep insight into the commercial and legal issues you face. From general corporate lending to acquisition and leveraged finance, derivatives and securitisations to real estate finance and corporate recovery, we can help you achieve the best outcome, both locally and across jurisdictions.

CMS Ukraine connects you to over 500 banking and finance lawyers in 39 countries worldwide. The team based in Kyiv has a strong reputation advising international banks on bilateral and syndicated transactions, including corporate loans, trade and commodity finance and project finance.  Our clients are both the lenders and borrowers.  

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    Capital Markets

    CMS advises national and international investment banks, issuers and investors on all aspects related to stock exchange and capital markets law. Financial intermediaries such as investment firms, investment funds or financial institutions are also among our clients. Our capital markets law team deals with all aspects of capital market transactions and advises on all questions of regulatory law.

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