KEYNOTE - THE UKRAINIAN ECONOMY and REVIEW FOR A PRIVATE INVESTOR: Has Ukraine`s economy already adjusted to internal and external shocks? The economic situation in Ukraine and its impact on the outflow of private capital.
Alina Plyushch is a partner at Sayenko Kharenko with more than 17-year practical experience. She specializes in private wealth management, corporate law, M&A, corporate finance and capital markets.
She has extensive professional experience in advising clients on corporate restructuring, share and asset sales, joint ventures, private placement and capital markets transactions.
As one of the leading private wealth management specialists in Ukraine, Alina heads the firm’s private clients practice. Ms Plyushch has substantial experience advising clients on the most sophisticated private wealth management issues, including protection of the rights of beneficial owners of large Ukrainian and foreign business groups. She regularly advises on setting up trust structures, foundations, investment funds and segregated portfolio companies.
Alina has been recommended in M&A by Best Lawyers International 2014-2019; recognized in сorporate/M&A by Ukrainian Law Firms 2017; listed among the world's best private client lawyers by Who's Who Legal: Private Client 2015-2017; and recognized among private client lawyers by The Legal 500, 2018.
SPECIAL FOCUSON SUCCESSION PLANNING:
· Q&A and discussion
1993-1999 - National Technical University of the KPI. Faculty of Informatics and Computer Engineering.
2000-2002 - International University of Finance. Faculty - Banking
1997-2002 - Ukrinbank. Analyst of credit management.
2002-2003 - UkrSibbank. Management of payment cards. Specialist of payment transactions monitoring department
2003-2005 - UkrSibbank. Management of payment cards. Head of the Department of Development and Promotion of Card Products.
2005-2015 - UkrSibbank BNP Paribas - Head of the Kyiv Personal Banking Service Center
2016 - UkrSibbank BNP Paribas - Head of Personal Banking
Corporate and Commercial
Labour and Employment
Mergers and Acquisitions
Energy and Natural Resources
Technology, Media and
Consumer and Retai
Regarded by industry experts as one of Ukraine’s leading transactional
lawyers, Anna focuses on international and domestic mergers and
acquisitions, equity capital markets and general corporate commercial
advice to private and public companies.
Her transactional experience includes work on a number of the most
complex, high value deals in recent Ukrainian history.
She also represents clients in a broad range of matters related to setting
up optimal structures for businesses in Ukraine.
Anna is a well-known practitioner in the sphere of corporate governance.
In addition, she regularly advises national and international clients in
connection with labor and employment issues arising out of mergers and
acquisitions, corporate restructurings, and transfers of undertaking.
Her client base includes large national and international corporations,
financial institutions and private equity firms operating in the CIS region.
Professional Associations and Memberships:
A non-practicing Solicitor (England & Wales)
International Bar Association (IBA)
Kyiv City Bar (admitted since 2006)
Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA)
Anna Babych has been repeatedly recommended by reputable
international and local legal rankings such as Best Lawyers, Chambers
Europe/Global, The Legal 500, IFLR 1000, Who's Who Legal, Top
100 Best Lawyers in Ukraine (Clients Choice), KyivPost, The
Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients, etc.
National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Master of Laws, Kyiv, 2005
Law School, BPP University, Graduate Diploma in Law, London, United
Law School, BPP University, Legal Practice Course, London, United
Ukrainian, Russian, English
Private placement of 20% of shares of “Galnaftogaz” in 2005
- Bond issuance for the companies: NJSC “Naftogaz Ukraine”, “Ukrtransgaz”, “Southwest Railway”, “Galnaftogaz”, “Dneproshina”, “LuAz”, “Molis”, “Oranta Ukraine”, “Foxtrot”, etc.
author of “The small encyclopedia for trader” (1997), “Trader-investor” (2000), “Master Trading” (2002), “A way to financial freedom” (2004), “How to buy cheap and sell expensive” (2011)
Economic Research Institute of the Ministry of Economy of Ukraine (Ph.D. in economics)
Novosibirsk State Academy of Economy and Management, "Finance and Credit"
The founder of the first Bitcoin agency in Eastern Europe and the CIS countries. Has more than 7 years of experience in managing Telecommunications / Internet Providers. Professionally studies Blockchain ecosystems since 2011.
In March, 2014 Mr. Chobanian founded KUNA Bitcoin Agency and non-government organization Bitcoin Foundation Ukraine (BFU). September, 2014 - the first Bitcoin Embassy in the CIS countries was opened and through successful ICO (December, 2015) the first public Ukrainian exchange of crypto assets KUNA.io was launched. In December, 2017, with community of like-minded professionals, Mr. Chobanian created and headed the Blockchain Association of Ukraine (ABU). In January, 2018 at the World Economic Forum in Davos he introduced the concept of Blockchain HUB (cross-border network of professional spaces for solving the urgent problems of the Fourth Industrial Revolution). The opening of the flagship Blockchain HUB in Kyiv took place in March, 2018.
Founder of the charity foundation for the development of social innovation CryptoRus.
EMBA Graduate: London Business School, Hong Kong University, Columbia University; Bachelor of Economics: City, University of London.
Conference participants will have the opportunity to ask questions, exchange opinions and discuss some of the key issues for the Private banking and Wealth Management sector in Ukraine. Round tables will be moderated by renowned industry experts.
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