13 May 2016
Who's Who Legal 2016: EPAM’ Experts Among the World Leaders in M&A and Governance and Government Contracts

Who's Who Legal 2016 has ranked the leading experts of EPAM in M&A and Governance, as well as Government Contracts both in Russia and Ukraine.

Among the best Russia’s M&A and Governance experts the guide marks out the member of the Partners' Committee Dimitry Afanasiev and Partner Dmitry Stepanov.

Dimitry Afanasiev specialises in international corporate transactions, dispute resolution and public policy issues. He was listed among the 10 most innovative lawyers in the world by the Financial Times. Dimitry holds a state award as an Honoured Lawyer of the Russian Federation and the award of the Federal Chamber of Lawyers.

Dmitry Stepanov is one of the most authoritative experts in corporate law in Russia. He is actively involved in the improvement of Russian legislation, including the Civil Code, and has over 15 years of hands-on experience in corporate law, securities, restructuring and corporate finance and M&A.

In Ukraine Who’s Who Legal recognises Partner Oksana Ilchenko among the best experts in M&A and Governance. She leads the Firm’s M&A and Corporate Practice in Kyiv. Oksana has over 10 years of experience in corporate, M&A, competition, banking law, restructuring and corporate mediation.

Roman Stepanenko, Kiyv-based Partner, Head of Banking & Finance, Capital Markets Practice and Victoria Podvorchanskaya, Counsel, Head of Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Practice are the first and only representatives of Ukraine recommended in the field of Government Contracts.

Roman focuses on capital markets transactions, project finance, complex financial restructurings and derivative instruments.  He has particular experience in advising clients on capital markets deals and structured finance products.

Victoria Podvorchanskaya advises companies in healthcare and pharmaceutical sector on their operations in Ukraine, with particular focus on regulatory matters.

Since 1996, Who's Who Legal has identified the foremost legal practitioners in multiple areas of business law and features over 17,000 of the world’s leading private practice lawyers in over 100 countries. Who’s Who Legal lists only the leading lawyers in each field, based exclusively on the findings of an independent six-month research process that encompasses feedback from private practitioners, clients and foremost other experts in the sector.

Key contacts