International law firm Integrites acted as a legal adviser to Galika AG,world's largest exporter of metal working equipment, on settlement of a dispute with state authorities of Ukraine.
Under the project’s framework, ILF Integrites’ lawyers represented international company Galika AG (Switzerland) in proceedings against the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine (MEDTU) and the State Tax Service of Ukraine (STSU). The plaintiff claimed to cancel a special sanction – an individual regime of licensing foreign trade activities in Ukraine.
As a result of legal support provided by ILF Integrites’ lawyers, the claims made by Galika AG were fully satisfied by a ruling of Kyiv Administrative Court of Appeal, which invalidated actions of MEDTU and STSU and cancelled operation of the special sanction in the form of individual licensing regime.Integrites’ team was led by Yulia Repina, Counsel for dispute resolution at ILF Integrites and included Valentina Pylypenko, senior associate, and Olga Medvedska, associate.
Galika AG is an international engineering- and service company for all metal machining technologies and the quality control. Founded in 1986 in Switzerland, today Galika AG is the leading company in the metal working manufacturing technique and technology and is business oriented to Central and Eastern Europe. The company operates through 24 offices, situated in different European countries as well as in Russia, Ukraine and other CIS countries.