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Environment

Environmental regulation is both complex and vitally important in Ukraine. That is why it is essential that companies working in extractive, manufacturing and other sectors obtain competent advice in this field. We consult not only companies in such industries but also specialized investment funds and government agencies dealing with environmental matters. We have advised or are advising Damen Shipyards Group, Danish Environmental Protection Agency, C6 Capital Limited, Climate Focus B.V., GreenStream Network Plc, Komunalkredit Public Consulting, Green Gas International, and others.

Representative experience

We advise major industrial companies, clean energy funds and carbon traders on a wide range of matters:

  • C6 Capital Ltd. in connection with JI projects under the Kyoto Protocol with municipal companies with respect to municipal landfills in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Ukraine, and Western Ukraine;
  • Climate Focus B.V. on the World Bank sponsored overview of the Ukrainian legislation on the international emissions trading under the Kyoto Protocol, green investment scheme projects, and certain other environmental law matters.
  • Komunalkredit Public Consulting on the Emission Reductions Purchase Agreement under the Kyoto Protocol with a major Ukrainian coal mine;
  • Danish Environmental Protection Agency on the Emission Reductions Purchase Agreement under the Kyoto Protocol with Kyiv City State Administration regarding Kyiv City Landfill No. 5, jointly with Eversheds law firm of Denmark;
  • Damen Shipyards Group on regulatory issues regarding industrial pollution and waste management at its subsidiary shipyard in Ukraine;
  • Element Six, part of De Beers group, on environmental compliance and other regulatory issues related to a major Ukrainian diamond synthesis plant in connection with its acquisition;
  • Green Gas International B.V. on implementation of a coal mine methane utilization project in Luhansk Region, Ukraine aiming at electric power and heat production as well as generation of and trade in the Emission Reduction Units under the Kyoto Protocol;
  • GreenStream Network Plc on the Emission Reductions Purchase Agreement under the Kyoto Protocol with major Ukrainian industrial enterprises with participation of a major Ukrainian bank;
  • Mountfield Commodities Limited Ukraine on an environmental legal action against the company undertaken by local community with regard to construction of a gas condensate processing plant in Ukraine.

In addition to our expertise in these standard matters, we are known for our innovative solutions of novel and complex legal problems: from carbon capture to water use regulations. We provide a full range of legal services on environmental matters.

 

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    7 November 2011

    Companies' liability for violation of environmental standards in Ukraine (Eng)

    7 November 2011

    Green Tariff: Ukrainian Version (Eng)

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