Oleh Zahnitko
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Oleh Zahnitko

Oleh Zahnitko, PhD, Attorney at Law, is a partner of INTEGRITES’ since October 2015.

Oleh’s principal focus is on corporate finance, financial institutions compliance and exchange control regulations in domestic and international finance.

Education:

Oleh Zahnitko graduated from Donetsk State University with degree in Commercial Law, John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois, USA (LL.M in Comparative Legal Studies) and obtained a post-graduate degree (equivalent of Ph.D) from the Institute of Economic and Law Research of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

Professional experience:

Dr. Zahnitko has strong experience in representing the interests of companies from such industrial areas as automotive, banking, agriculture, consumer lending, NPL sale and restructuring, energy, iron & steel as well as capital markets. His recent projects include syndicated loan facilities to industrial companies and financial institutions, project finance, supporting the market entry of consumer finance companies.

Before joining Integrites office in Kyiv, Oleh had co-headed Ukrainian banking and finance team at Gide Loyrette Nouel (2014-2015) and Beiten Burkhardt (2005-2014). At the beginning of his career, Mr. Zahnitko has also worked at various positions, including senior research fellow, at the Economy and Law Research Institute (National Academy of Science of Ukraine) and Donetsk National University (1996-2001).

Clients: Landesbank Baden-Württenberg, AKA Bank, Landesbank Berlin, Pro-Credit Bank Ukraine, KFW, Finance-in-Motion, Green for Growth Fund, European Fund for South Eastern Europe.

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Recognition
  1. Recognized as Leading Individual for Banking, finance and capital markets (Legal500 EMEA 2020). The ranking says: ‘Oleh Zahnitko has profound knowledge and expertise, which allows him to provide sound guidance and recommendations in the best interests of the client, while maintaining goal-oriented attitude.’
  2. Recognized in Banking & Finance by Chambers Global and Chambers Europe 2020 (Band 4)
  3. Recommended in Banking and Finance by Best Lawyers 2020
  4. Notable practitioner in Banking and Finance (The Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients 2018)
News

INTEGRITES experts are in top-100 best lawyers in Ukraine in 2021 according to Yurydychna Gazeta

According to the annual ranking “Client’s choice. TOP 100 best lawyers of Ukraine – 2021” by Yurydychna Gazeta, Oleksiy Feliv, Managing partner at INTEGRITES, as well as Dmytro Marchukov and Olena Perepelynska, partners and…

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Publications

NBU relaxes access to international capital markets for the Ukrainian business

With effect from 27 April 2021, the Ukrainian entities have been granted the right to make regular interest payments and final capital repayment under Eurobonds and other own debt securities traded on foreign stock exchanges in excess of a so…

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REMIT bills 4503 and 4503-1

By 29 November 2019, the Government of Ukraine was supposed to transpose Decision of the Ministerial Council of the Energy Community D/2018/10/MC-EnC implementing Regulation (EU) No 1227/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council on…

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Events

INTEGRITES and Wärtsilä co-hosted the first public discussion in the Decarbonisation Talks series

On June 12, 2021 INTEGRITES and Wärtsilä Energy (Finland) co-hosted public discussion “Investments and technologies to replace coal generation”. The event became the first in the series of Decarbonisation Talks, public discussions related to…

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Roadmap for Hydrogen Economy in Ukraine: INTEGRITES and EUEA hold a conference

On 12 November 2020 INTEGRITES* jointly with European-Ukrainian Energy Agency (EUEA)** hold an online conference “Hydrogen Economy in Ukraine: Roadmap”. The goal of the event was to give a place for the key energy stakeholders from private and…

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