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

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About the Programme

“Legum servi sumus ut liberi esse possimus” – 
Ми повинні бути рабами закону, щоб стати вільними (Цицерон)

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 appropriate education. The structure and content of the programme is primarily aimed at advancing knowledge of the professionals with full set of integrated legal skills, who practice in the field of law and are related to the functional part of the legislation.



  • Get practical tips how to prepare the company’s staff for dawn raids
  • Get acquainted with the NABU activities and its cooperation with the businesses operating in Ukraine
  • Learn the legal aspects of using technology to monitor employees
  • Learn what businesses should expect from the new leadership of law enforcement agencies in Ukraine
  • Discover the opinion of one of the most experienced in-house legal counsels in Ukraine on protection of foreign business in Ukraine against fraudulent actions and groundless accusations
  • Acquire the skills of effective communication with the counterparty based on best practices of one of the most experienced lawyers in Ukraine


  • 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. Practical tips how prepare staff \ Dawn Raids – October 08 – Anna Zharova

  • Practical aspects for preparing Dawn Raids Training in the context of inspections by market supervision, labor inspection, tax authorities acording to  the relevant judicial practice

Module 2. NABU work: the role of anti-corruption institutions in eradicating schemes that impede honest business – October 22 – Ivan Smely

  • Company’s response to requests for investigations regarding the submission of documents
  • Specificity of investigative actions by NABU detectives
  • Probable risks of participation of companies in state tenders
  • Behavior of the company in case of unlawful gain

Module 3. Using technology to monitor employees: on the fringes of the law – November 05 – Inesa Letych

  • Video surveillance
  • Monitoring of emails, social media
  • Use of lie detector in terms of the law

Module 4. Law enforcement and business security in the new realities – November 19 – Sergiy Grebenyuk, Orest Stasiuk

  • Changes in the law enforcement system – what businesses should expect from new leadership
  • Analysis of the first cases of new teams in law enforcement agencies
  • Rights of defense in course of searches, interrogations, seizures and other investigative activities
  • Anticipated reforms and how they will affect the defense rights in the criminal process

Module 5. Case study – December 03 – Leonid Cherniavskyi

  • Experience of protecting foreign business in Ukraine against fraudulent actions and groundless accusations: litigation, execution, criminal and anti-trust investigations and protection of foreign investments

Module 6. Effective communication with the counterparty – December 17 – Oleksiy Reznikov

  • Key components of effective communication with the counterparty on examples of specific cases


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Anna Zharova
Legal and Compliance Manager at an International Company, has 12 years experience including in such companies as Danone and Unilever.
Ivan Smely
Senior Detective - Head of the Fifth Department of Detectives of the Third Division of Detectives of the NABU Detective Unit
Inesa Letych
Counsel at Asters, co-leader of the Labour Law Practice, has over 15 years of practical experience in labor law
Sergiy Grebenyuk
Partner, Asters Criminal Law Practice
Orest Stasiuk
Counsel, Asters
Leonid Cherniavskyi
Head of Legal at Sanofi in Ukraine
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
Anna Zharova
Ivan Smely
Inesa Letych
Sergiy Grebenyuk
Orest Stasiuk
Leonid Cherniavskyi
Oleksii Reznikov


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