Publications

Kesarev Consulting Ukraine moved to new office

March, 21, 2016

The new office is located at the address: Kiyv, 30 B Shelkovichna ulitsa, office 24.

Kesarev Consulting presented the regulation concept and the draft law on milk-containing products on the East-European Dairy Congress

March 02, 2016 

Mikhail Sokolov, Executive Partner of Kesarev Consulting (Kiyv Office), presented the concept of regulation of milk-containing products’ turnover and the respective draft law during a specialised expert panel at the East European Dairy Congress held in Kyiv, which was moderated by him.

Discussion of changes in taxation in agriculture was organized by Kesarev Consulting

March, 01, 2016

As a part of the EU Commission-funded project Kesarev Consulting Ukraine initiated creation of the expert working group in order to discuss the details of the changes in taxation aimed at decreasing the amount of agriculture lands being unofficially leased/ used and increasing the budget revenues, while protecting the interests of legal farmers.

Pavel Melnikov lectured a special course “Government Relations and Lobbying” at MGIMO MBA program

February, 2016

In February 2016 Pavel Melnikov lectured special course “Government Relations and Lobbying” at MGIMO School of Business and International Proficiency.

The course was organized within the framework of MBA program “Public Relations: Managing Strategic Communications in Business”. The classes were held on February 1, 8, 15 and 29, 2016.

Kesarev participated in online conference "Real tax platform for free economy", Ukraine

February, 15, 2016, "Money"

Mikhaylo Sokolov, Partner of Kesarev Kyiv office, took part in online conference of "Money" magazine on tax system reform in Ukraine and other taxation issues. The conference discussed the results of changes in Ukrainian taxation system in 2015, the shortcomings of effective system and proposed its own version of changes of taxation system of Ukraine. The experts who participated in elaboration of the liberal version of tax reform in 2015 were among the conference's speakers. 

 More details can be found here.

Elena Supranova joined Kesarev team as Advisor

January, 25, 2016

Elena has significant work experience as a consultant at the Russian Ministry of Economic Development. Elena's knowledge and experience will strengthen Kesarev's expertise in such areas as FDI regulation, including state-support for foreign investment (special investment contracts, priority investment projects, etc.), analysis of activities and engagement with state development institutions and funds, etc. 

Elena has wide experience of engagement with Russian federal ministries, including on industry and trade, healthcare, transport, construction, housing and utilities; energy, and culture. 

See more details on Elena "Our Team" section. 

Kesarev Consulting provided support in organizing live broadcast of session of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine

 January, 12, 2016, pravo.ua

The live broadcast of the open part of hearing was organized given a considerable interest of the legal community to these amendments, as well as the issue's importance for ensuring the protection of human rights and freedom. The live broadcast of the Constitutional Court session on Youtube has been held for the first time in history.

It will be recalled that Alexander Ilkov, Partner of Kesarev Consulting Ukrainian office, is a member of Board of the Ukrainian Bar Association, while Senior Counsel Alyona Shulima has been elected the head of the Association's Committee on constitutional law, administrative law and human rights.

Kesarev team moved to new office

December, 1, 2015

Kesarev Consulting announces the move to new office. The Moscow office of the company is now located in "Nikolskaya Plaza" business center at the address: 10 Nikolskaya street, 6th flour, office 633.

"The new office has all necessary conditions for effective and comfortable business. It will conveniently accommodate our dynamically growing team and will contribute to the strengthening of Kesarev status as a leading GR and PA consultant in Russia & CIS," Kesarev Executive Partner Evgeny Roshkov noted. 

The 16th ranking of Russian governors

November, 26, 2015, "St. Petersburg’s Politics" Foundation

"St. Petersburg’s Politics" Foundation  and "Minchenko Consulting" communications holding issued the 16th regular Russian governors’ political survival ranking.

Kesarev is a permanent participant of experts' pool for this ranking.

Mikhail Sokolov became a co-author of the Tax Reform draft law in Ukraine

October, 26, 2015

Mikhail Sokolov, the Executive Partner of Kesarev Consulting Ukraine, has become a co-author of the Draft Law of Ukraine No. 3357 “On Introducing Changes to the Tax Code of Ukraine on Tax Liberalization” in the part related to the electronic VAT administration system improvement.

Kesarev is holding the special course for the students of the Higher School of Economics

October, 2015

The special course "Interaction with the state authorities: GR-management" is held for the graduate students of the 1st and 2nd year of the HSE Faculty of Social Sciences (specialized in political science). 


Andrey Korolev joined Kesarev team

Since early October Andrey Korolev joined Kesarev Moscow office as a Senior Advisor. Andrey will be responsible for development of the company's practice and expertise in FMCG sector in all CIS countries, support of the clients and interaction with the leading industry associations.

Kesarev Consulting is represented in the rating of Top-1000 Russian Managers for the second year in a row

September, 16, 2015, Kommersant

Government relations Directors voted for Pavel Melnikov in the GR Directors’ listing.

Yury Panasik and Yury Shikhov comment on the sanctions' impact on development of the Russian agricultural sector and import substitution policies

September, 12, 2015, APK-inform

Full article available here

Mikhaylo Sokolov gave extended interview to "CapitalTV"

July, 16, 2015, capital.ua

In the program "Work on the bugs " Mikhaylo Sokolov (Executive Partner, Kesarev Consulting) and well-known Ukrainian journalist Dmitry Jangirov discussed  what is the difference between lobbying and corruption, the substance of industry associations, interests and contradictions of agricultural industry, opening of the land market as well as the key principles of lobbying in Ukraine.

The full interview is available here

Rose to the Minister of Agriculture

June, 2015, issue of "Agroinvestor"

 Senior Advisor of Kesarev Consulting Yury Panasik comments on appointment of the new Russian Minister of Agriculture.  

International GR-Forum was held in Kiyv

June, 5, 2015, "Capital"

Partner of "Kesarev Consulting" Mikhaylo Sokolov participated and spoke at the event as an expert in public affairs industry. 

The 15th ranking of Russian governors

May 28, 2015, Foundation "St. Petersburg’s Politics"

Foundation "St. Petersburg’s Politics" and "Minchenko Consulting" communications holding issued the 15th regular Russian governors’ political survival ranking.

Traditionally, among the experts involved - Evgeniy Roshkov.

Olexandr Ilkov was re-elected to the Board of Ukrainian Bar Association

May 22, 2015, Ukrainian Bar Association

Olexandr Ilkov (Partner, Kesarev Consulting) was re-elected to the Board of Ukrainian Bar Association. In the new UBA board he will represent the section of attorneys and practicing lawyers. 

Evgeny Roshkov to give master-class at MGIMO GR-club

May 15, 2015

In the master-class “Specifics of GR-consulting” Evgeny acquainted the students of one of the leading Russian universities with the key principles of government relations consultants’ work, specificities of work with corporate clients working in Russia, and the requirements to the quality of advise.

Kesarev listed in the Best Lawyers 2016 rating

April 23, 2015

Kesarev was ranked by Best Lawyers 2016. For the second consecutive year, Kesarev's Partner Evgeniy Roshkov was named among top within Regulatory Practice.

Best Lawyers is one of the oldest and most highly-respected peer review guides to the legal profession worldwide. For over thirty years, it has been publishing the world's premier guide to the legal profession, with research in Russia now conducted for the seventh time.

The workshop for Uman district farmers (Cherkassy region, Ukraine)

March 24, 2015, "Dzvіn"

The workshop was held at the initiative of Yaroslav Skusa, the Chairman of Uman district administration, Andrey Dykun, the President of the Association of Milk Producers together with the Ukrainian Agrarian Council.

Mykhaylo Sokolov, "Kesarev Consulting" executive partner  (Kiyv office) reported about the planned changes of the Ukrainian agrarian legislation (taxation, regulation of land relations, abolition of subsidies, etc.).

Crisis. Comeback

March, 2015, "Agroinvestor"

Yury Panasik provided a comment on the Russian government bailout plan and its impact on the development of agricultural sector.

Lawyers from Ukrainian Bar Association will participate in the development of proposals for the Ministry of Ecology

March 5, 2015, Information analytical Centre “Legal League”

Alexander Ilkov participated in a roundtable organized by the Ukrainian Bar Association together with the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine on "Solving Business Problems in environmental monitoring: how to balance private and public interests".