Legal Regulation of Agribusiness


Legal Regulation of Agribusiness


One of the main company’s practices is providing complex legal support to agribusiness.

Considering longstanding cooperation with different size agricultural enterprises, we offer a range of services which meet special needs of this industry:
  • creation and complex verification of land banks (rent of shares and ground areas);
  • operation with property certificates (purchase, allotment and rent of property);
  • development of legal/corporate structure of agro holdings, preparation for cooperation with banks and external investors, issuance of Eurobonds and for public/private stock promotion (depositary receipts);
  • creation of foreign parent companies for Ukrainian agro holdings and structuring of commodities/monetary flows using offshore companies;
  • support of existing agro holdings acquisition transactions as well as acquisition of infrastructural objects (silos, granaries, industry plants), including complex legal audit, reception of Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine permissions and drafting of necessary purchases/sale contracts;
  • support of financing granting transactions to the agro enterprises by domestic and foreign creditors, including International Finance Corporation and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development; programs of machinery and equipment purchasing, insured by export credit agencies of the countries-manufacturers;
  • tax planning for agro manufacturers (using offshore schemes if necessary);
  • support of international trade transactions, including on GAFTA/FOSFA standard terms and representation in corresponding arbitration bodies;
  • protection of agro manufacturers’ interests in state courts and other state bodies, as well as in international arbitration and imposing of interim measures.
Active cooperation with partner companies, professional organizations as well as state bodies and agencies allows us to accumulate experience and transfer it to new projects using the best ideas, techniques, models and legal instruments.

Occupational safety

Law Offices of OMP regularly provides comprehensive legal advice to its clients on various issues of compliance with occupational safety and health requirements set forth by Ukrainian law. We are ready to offer a wide range of legal solutions from drafting and/or due diligence of internal documents related to occupational safety to support in inspections and court proceedings in connection with occupational accidents. Our clients include enterprises engaged in agriculture, construction, machine building, metallurgy, natural resources extraction, pharmaceutical industry, etc.

Our services will help to elaborate an occupational safety system aimed at prevention of work accidents, as well as minimization of liability of an enterprise, its owners and management, including prevention of criminal liability of CEO. We note that expenses for establishment and maintenance of the occupational safety system at the enterprise are much less than expenses and damages related to occupational accidents.

 In particular, we provide the following legal services: 

  • legal due diligence of internal documents related to occupational safety;
  • advice on issues concerning creation and activity of occupational safety service at the enterprise;
  • drafting regulations, instructions, journals and other documents required by Ukrainian law on occupational safety;
  • obtaining permits for performance of hazardous works and using of hazardous equipment, as well as other permits and approvals in connection with occupational safety;
  • legal support in inspections and court proceedings in connection with occupational accidents, protection of the director in case of initiation of criminal proceedings;
  • consultations to the management and employees responsible for occupational safety on all issues of Ukrainian law regarding compliance with occupational safety requirements;
  • resolving disputes between employees and the management related to occupational safety, etc.

Contact persons:



Important:

Hotline "Legal framework" *
for agricultural enterprises in Ukraine
+38 044 391 3007
(multichannel phone).
Professional prompt answers to the most pressing issues

News:

21.08.2018

YOUR STATUTE REQUIRES UPDATES!

16.08.2018

On the abolition of conducting of employment books in GDIP

09.07.2018

For the fifth year in a row, Law Offices of OMP has affirmed its leading positions in Agribusiness practice area.

Publications:
31.07.2018: Levterov Kirill | Agrobusiness in the Need of Land

19.06.2018: Levterov Kirill | Tools sale of land in terms of the moratorium

08.11.2017: Ogorodniychuk Igor | How to fend off from raiders, how to renew a land lease agreement, what is the cost of agricultural land?




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