On October 6, 2015 Aequo held a Great Art Night reception in the world famous Leopold Museum in Vienna, Austria. The event was organized on the occasion of the IBA Annual Conference 2015, the largest gathering of the international legal community in the world, and attracted more than 200 guests representing business, government, professional and business associations, as well as media.
In their welcome speeches, Olexander Scherba, Ambassador of Ukraine to Austria, and Denis Lysenko, Managing Partner with Aequo, presented the current status of reforms and their vision of future developments in Ukraine.
Moreover, the guests of the Great Art Night event organized by Aequo with the support of Leopold Museum enjoyed the private view of must see masterpieces of modern art, including Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele during the exclusive guided tour. Guests were impressed by the high profile of the event.
Aequo is also proud to support the Business Breakfast organized by the Ukrainian Bar Association in the framework of the IBA Annual Conference at Park Hyatt Vienna on October 5, 2015. At the event the keynote speakers Aivaras Abromavicius, Minister of Economy and Trade of Ukraine, and Oleksiy Filatov, Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine, covered new investment opportunities in Ukraine, judicial reform, recent legislative changes and new business opportunities within the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement.
“It is crucial that international legal community gets first-hand information from government officials and leading law firms representatives on what is happening in Ukraine, new legislative and regulatory changes, ongoing reforms, policy developments, and involvement of legal professionals in this process. These events are the excellent platform fostering constructive dialogue and ensuring informed decision-making process in doing business with Ukraine”, – comments Denis Lysenko, managing partner.
The International Bar Association (IBA), established in 1947, is the world’s leading organisation of international legal practitioners, bar associations and law societies. The IBA influences the development of international law reform and shapes the future of the legal profession throughout the world. It has a membership of more than 55,000 individual lawyers and more than 190 bar associations and law societies spanning all continents. It has considerable expertise in providing assistance to the global legal community.