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

Best Lawyers 2021 recognized 17 INTEGRITES lawyers

INTEGRITES is pleased to announce that 17 lawyers have been recognized by the Best Lawyers 2021 in three countries of the firm’s presence – Ukraine, Russia and Kazakhstan. This year 5 new team members joined the ranking. The Best Lawyers 2021…

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INTEGRITES – top-tier Ukrainian law firm in Energy and Dispute Resolution in the Legal500 EMEA 2020

The Legal500 EMEA 2020 ranks INTEGRITES in all 12 practice areas and grants Tier 1 to Energy and Dispute resolution. Three practices – Employment, International trade and Private clients – enter Tier 2 of the ranking from the very first…

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Publications

New Law on Financial Monitoring was signed by the President of Ukraine

On December 6, 2019, the draft Law No. 2179 “On Prevention and Counteraction the Legalization (Laundering) of Proceeds from Crime, Financing Terrorism and Financing the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction” has been adopted by…

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Outsourcing on services markets in Ukraine

The publication is published in “Yurydychna Gazeta” media source. The text of the publication is available in Ukrainian only….

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Events

Oleh Zahnitko was a speaker at the seminar “Compliance as a Business Driver”

On April 24, 2018 in Kyiv the Committee for Banks and Financial Services of the German-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce arranged a seminar “Compliance as a Business Driver”.
Oleh Zahnitko, Partner at INTEGRITES, together with Gunther Koller, Chief…

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INTEGRITES organized a business breakfast on financial restructuring issues

(Sorry, but this content is available only in original language) Партнеры практики банковского и финансового права Олег Загнитко и Всеволод Волков вместе с…

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