EBA-Asters Online Legal Development Programme (EBA-Asters Legal School)

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About the Programme

“Legum servi sumus ut liberi esse possimus” – 
We are all the servants of the law so that we may be able to be free.


The modern civilized world is governed by the rule of law and lawyers are the closest representatives of the law. The main goal of legal professionals is to symbolize the legislation of the country and protect the interests of their clients.

EBA-Asters Legal Development Programme (EBA-Asters Legal School) is a new educational product aimed at forming fundamentally new legal skills both for lawyers practicing in the field of legal support and legal protection of business, as well as, for managers with an appropriate education. The structure and content of the programme is primarily aimed at advancing knowledge of the professionals with a full set of integrated legal skills, who practice in the field of law and are related to the functional part of the legislation.



  • Learn about challenges in political negotiations from Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine.
  • Get practical tips on the issues of parallel import from an in-house legal counsel of the Ukrainian subsidiary of the major global FMCG company.
  • Gain insights on the novelties of work from home regulation in Ukraine.
  • Learn about CFC, BEPS and economic substance requirements.
  • Learn what businesses should expect from the law enforcement agencies in Ukraine.
  • Discover how to minimize the risks of trade investigations.


  • Legal practitioners.
  • In-house (company) lawyers and managers who would like to improve their legal awareness or further enhance their legal knowledge.
  • Everybody, who is eager to broaden and deepen the skills and professional qualifications in law.


Module 1. Parallel import: tendencies in EU and Ukraine – November 03 – Alex Milovanov.

  • Parallel import – an issue or a benefit for the Ukrainian market.
  • Tendencies of case law in the EU and Ukraine.
  • Examples of actions by big FMCG companies in world markets.

Module 2. Remote work: does law support ”new normal”? – November 10 – Inesa Letych.

  • Work from home and distance working: current legal regulation.
  • Best practices, new challenges and legal deadlocks.
  • Do legislative proposals meet expectations of business?

Module 3. Challenges in political negotiations – November 17 – Oleksii Reznikov.

Module 4. New reality: administrative impact growth or even restraint of economic freedom – November 24 – Artem Saprykin.

  • CFC, BEPS and economic substance requirements.
    DAC-6 (Directive on Administrative Cooperation): «fishing expeditions» legalization?
    New rules impact on pricing and “profit centers” of the international companies.

Module 5. Law enforcement and business security. What to be expected – December 01- Sergiy Grebenyuk, Orest Stasiuk.

  • Leadership changes in the Prosecutor’s office, NABU, SBI, and its effects on the law enforcement system.
  • The Bureau of Economic Security establishment and limitation to the SSU powers.
  • Analysis of the latest trends, cases and approaches of law enforcement agencies.

Module 6. Trade remedies: fragile balance of interests – December 08 – Oleksii Pustovit, Olesia Kryvetska.

  • Possibilities and risks for business, review of legislation and benchmark cases.
  • Role of In-House Counsels. Things legal departments should be aware of.
  • How to minimize the risks of trade investigations?
  • Trade defense legislation review: a turn for the better?
  • Any need to keep an eye on foreign trade investigations?


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Alex Milovanov
Legal Manager for Ukraine, Armenia and Moldova at Coca Cola HBC, attorney-at-law, holds diplomas of the King's College London and Ghent University Law School
Inesa Letych
Counsel at Asters, co-leader of the Labour Law Practice, has over 15 years of practical experience in labor law
Oleksii Reznikov
Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine, Minister for Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories of Ukraine, listed among Top 30 Most Successful Attorneys in Ukraine
Artem Saprykin
Head of Legal at Roshen
Sergiy Grebenyuk
Partner, Asters Criminal Law Practice
Orest Stasiuk
Counsel, Asters
Oleksii Pustovit
Partner Asters
Olesia Kryvetska
Counsel (Asters Trade & Customs Practice), LL.M (University of Barcelona, IELPO LL.M Programme)
Alex Milovanov
Inesa Letych
Oleksii Reznikov
Artem Saprykin
Sergiy Grebenyuk
Orest Stasiuk
Oleksii Pustovit
Olesia Kryvetska


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