TEFFI Law Firm became a partner of the Ukrainian Advocates’ Association partners of an event of the Ukrainian Advocates’ Association. This time it was the autumn forum “A2B: Advocacy for Business” – on September 20, 2019.
Representatives of different sectors had the opportunity to meet at the Forum. That were lawyers, bankers,
auditors, business representatives and others. The main touch point was the business processes and all possible operations that can improve the business situation in Ukraine. Critical issues and how to avoid them were also discussed.
The Forum started with a welcome speech of the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Ukrainian Advocates’ Association Olga Dmitrieva, the President of the the Ukrainian Advocates’ Association Zoya Yarosh and Bogdan Yaskiv, Managing Partner of TOTUM Law Firm.
TEFFI Law Firm participated in six sessions.
Our Counsel and attorney, the Head of Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice, was an expert in the Session 2A. The panel discussion focused on issues of the asset protection and innovative approaches in the legal business. That was about how new technologies will affect the work of a lawyer, what benefits and dangers it can bring to firms (cyberattacks), and how to uphold own trademark. The expert opinion was expressed by Andriy Ilyuk, the TEFFI Law Firm’s Head of Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice, the Cybersecurity Expert and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the “Oktava Capital” Alexander Kardakov, the Head of the Department of Legal Content Creation of the LIGA: LAW Anastasia Shevchenko and Project Manager of the Analysis and Monitoring Services of the LIGA: LAW Andriy Kravchenko, the Managing Partner of Legal IT Group Anton Tarasyuk, the attorney, Patent Attorney, Partner of Dubinsky & Osharova PJSC Victoria Sopilnyak and the Managing Partner of
Dmitrieva & Partners JSC Olga Dmitrieva.
The TEFFI Law Firm’s Counsel and attorney Andriy Ilyuk told about the competitive advantages of technologies in the fight for the client. He explained, that the issue is not acute. Actually, the business helps to develop innovations, while the latter improve it. The attorney also opened the fact, where the hype was, and where the value in the matter really was. The listeners also heard about the variety of new work tools and found out why the technologies are needed for a lawyer.
TEFFI Law Firm expresses its sincere gratitude to organizers of the Forum, speakers and session participants for interesting discussions, questions, fruitful networking on the sidelines.