Publications

Are there effective recipes of Ukraine's dairy industry survival in the conditions of devaluation?

March, 2015

On March 3 in Kiyv within the framework of the VIII International Dairy Congress the industry experts discussed the impact of the Ukrainian national currency devaluation on the business of agricultural companies and held a plenary discussion "Deregulation of the agricultural sector: the taxation of agricultural enterprises, the abolition of subsidies, rent, permits for special use, mobilization."The partners of Kesarev Consulting Kiyv office Mykhaylo Sokolov and Olexandr Ilkov shared their expertise at the events.

Kesarev Consulting announces key team appointments

Kesarev Consulting announces key appointments. Starting January 2015, Oleksandr Ilkov would become firm' Partner responsible for the legislative and regulatory affairs practice in Ukraine. Alyona Shulima would also join the team as Senior Counsel with the same practice group.

In Moscow office of Kesarev, Yury Shikhov would be appointed as Advisor.

Pavel Melnikov held a special course on government relations at MGIMO University

December, 2014​

In ​December 2014 Pavel Melnikov prepared and held a special course “GR Technologies​. 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 master-classes were read on December 4, 5 and 10, 2014.

The 14th ranking of Russian governors

December, 2014

Foundation "St. Petersburg’s Politics" and "Minchenko Consulting"  communications holding represent the 14th issue of Russian governors’ political survival ranking. Traditionally, among the experts involved - Evgeniy Roshkov.

Kesarev with Association of European Businesses to provide training on stakeholder mapping and engagement in March, 2015

December, 2014

This training will further develop your GR skills improving preparedness to new challenges in Russia. Mark your calendar for March 20, 2015. More details available here

Kesarev Consulting was invited by Polish Business Club to speak on embargo

September 11, 2014, Polish Business Club (association uniting Polish business in Russia)

Kesarev consulting presented its expert opinion on temporary restrictions (embargo) on imports of certain categories of goods from EU and other listed countries.

Alternative VAT-Accounts Model for Ukraine

October 23, 2014

Kesarev consulting together with NGOs developed an alternative concept of the VAT-accounts system compared to the model suggested by Ukraine's Government.

The presentation is available here

Price Regulation for Social Goods in Ukraine: Uneffectiveness of the Current System and International Experience

October 15, 2014

Kesarev’s presentation on the abolition of food products’ price regulation in Ukraine

Kesarev Consulting expands its operations across CIS-region and opens Kazakhstan office

March, 2013

New Kesarev office in Kazakhstan located in Astana will add a third important region to existing practice of Kesarev Consulting in Russia and Ukraine and will bring "on the ground" ability to serve our current clients. This effort is part of Kesarev strategy to be presented at the key locations within CIS region and will grow our capabilities in this important Eurasian Economic Union country and Central Asia economic hub. The opening was a result of careful preparation of the last two years. The Kazakhstan practice team will be led by Evgeniy Roshkov (Partner), Yuri Panasik (Senior Advisor) and two more team members in Astana office.

Kesarev is ranked by Top-1000 Russian Managers Rating 2014

September 18, 2014

In 2014 Kesarev Consulting is represented in the rating of Top-1000 Russian Managers twice: in government relations practitioners directory and professional services management directory.

Full text of rating is available here

Pavel Melnikov joined Kesarev Consulting team

Starting 2014 Pavel Melnikov joined Kesarev consulting team as a partner focusing on the client work in the financial and IT sectors, consumer goods and mining industry among others. Pavel will also focus on relationships with business associations and business development.

Kesarev Consulting advances compliance awareness skills in Ukraine

May, 22, 2013

Oleksiy Atroschenko has successfully passed the exams at the International Compliance Association (ICA) and received the ICA Certificate in Compliance Awareness with Merit.

How does temporary embargo influence Russian agricultural sector?

September 13, 2014, APK-Inform

Yury Panasik elaborates on how temporary embargo of agricultural products influences Russian agricultural sector and analyzes import substitution scenarios.

A subgroup on development and regulation of the swine breeding established within the Ukrainian Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food

July 17, 2014, Agro Perspectiva

The group members including Mikhail Sokolov will work under the deregulation in the sphere of organic fertilizers management and its effects on the environment.

Business breakfast

July 23, 2014

Mikhail Sokolov, partner of Kesarev Consulting was a speaker at the business breakfast " Ukraine-EU Association Agreement: What could business expect?"

Ukraine Parliament will strengthen regulations over food safety

July 3, 2014, Potok UA

Kesarev team participated in a year-long project to implement fundamental regulatory changes in Ukrainian legislation over food safety. The team was led by Kesarev Partner Mikhail Sokolov.

Ukraine plans implementation of the European system of food safety control

June 30, 2014, Agravery, Agrarian Information Agency

Comments by Mikhail Sokolov (Kesarev Consulting, Partner) on the draft Law canceling the outdated Soviet system of food safety control in Ukraine and implementing an up-to-date system corresponding to EU standards, which will allow Ukrainian producers EU market access. 

Kesarev Consulting advances compliance awareness skills

June, 2014

Yury Panasik and Pavel Melnikov as part of ongoing Continuing Professional Development (CPD) initiative finished educational programme on Global Compliance organized by Pericles Law Center for International Legal Education (Moscow). Since 2009 when Kesarev implemented regular compliance awareness training as part of CDD-initiative, all key team members have successfully advanced their knowledge and skills in this critical area.

From fifty and above

October 29, 2013, "Kommersant Ukraine"

Analysis on implementation of the new tax control by transfer pricing legislation in Ukraine.

The 13th ranking of Russian governors

October 14, 2013, "Minchenko Consulting"

Foundation "St. Petersburg’s Politics" and "Minchenko Consulting" represent the 13th issue of Russian governors’ political survival ranking. 

Among the experts involved - Evgeniy Roshkov (Kesarev Consulting, Executive Partner).

Metallurgy to lose its status as the keystone of the Ukrainian economy

October 3, 2013, IA "UNN"

Roundtable of the Gorshenin Institute addressed the issues of the structure of Ukrainian domestic production and exports. 

Pavel Kukhta (Kesarev Consulting, Senior Advisor) was engaged in the discussion.

Kesarev Consulting team advanced their knowledge on Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA)

October, 2013

Team of Kesarev associates, Yury Panasik, Mikhail Polushin and Stanislav Ushanov, finished special educational programme organized by the Higher School of Economics (Moscow) focused on process of Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA) in Russia. The educational programme was part of the strategic effort to develop the necessary knowledge and skills to have full in-house capability with regard to Regulatory and RIA practice.

Managing public affairs in today's Russia

September, 2013

Kesarev Consulting has been honored to contribute and sponsor Public Affairs Council report on managing public affairs in modern Russia.

Kesarev Consulting advances compliance awareness skills in Ukraine

May, 22, 2013

Oleksiy Atroschenko has successfully passed the exams at the International Compliance Association (ICA) and received the ICA Certificate in Compliance Awareness with Merit.

# Oleksiy Atroschenko, Kesarev Consulting, Senior Advisor