Publications

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".

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.