News Release - May 20, 2011

20.05.2011

Konnov & Sozanovsky – Winner of International Tax Review nominated for the European Media & Entertainment Tax Team of the Year

The Annual 6th European Tax Awards Ceremony was held on May 18, 2011 in London (United Kingdom), organized by the International Tax Review, the most authoritative magazine on the international taxation’s strategy.

According to results of the thorough research conducted by the International Tax Review, Konnov & Sozanovsky was highly appreciated and received a prestigious award – the European Media & Entertainment Tax Team of the Year.

After the Awards Ceremony, Yevgenia Derbal, a representative of Konnov & Sozanovsky, Partner and Head of the Tax practice, noted: «Receipt of the award was a bolt out of the blue for us taking into account which firms alliances were engaged in the competition for this award. However, it is absolutely deserved recognition of the work not only of the Tax Law Department but of all lawyers of the Konnov & Sozanovsky office too. We would like to express gratitude to our clients for interesting projects, which allowed us to receive one of the prestigious awards in taxation».

An important fact is that Konnov & Sozanovsky is the only Ukrainian law firm to be shortlisted for gaining victory in this nomination along with international companies with worldwide names, like The Alliance (Herbert Smith, Gleiss Lutz & Stibbe), Deloitte, Wolf Theiss, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

About Konnov & Sozanovsky

Established in 1992, Konnov & Sozanovsky is one of Ukraine’s leading law firms, with offices in Kiev, Moscow, London, Nicosia and Chernovtsy. Konnov & Sozanovsky is a member of the First Law International, an international legal network.

Konnov & Sozanovsky provides comprehensive legal assistance to national and foreign clients in the most popular business areas of law such as copyright and media law, competition law, corporate law, real estate, construction and land law, litigation and ADR, intellectual property law, commercial law and contracts, securities and financial institutions, tax law.

Konnov & Sozanovsky is included in the list of the Top 10 Ukrainian law firms (according to the rating of the The Yuridicheskaya Practika («Legal Practice Weekly») starting from 1997 and has been named the Law Firm of The Year in the area of intellectual property during the first Ukrainian Legal Awards 2007 ceremony

For more information, please contact Irina Pavlik, Office-Manager, Konnov & Sozanovsky: +38 (044) 490-5400, ipavlik@konnov.com