Sayenko Kharenko – legal counsel to one of the largest international grocery hypermarket chains

21.06.2016
Sayenko Kharenko advises Auchan, one of the world's largest food retailers, on various Ukrainian law issues, including real estate investment issues, regulatory, land, criminal, criminal-procedural matters. Sayenko Kharenko’s team also represents the Client’s interests before the state and local authorities, law enforcement authorities, public councils, working groups and commissions within the projects implementation. 
 
Auchan Retail Ukraine is the Ukrainian subsidiary of the French food retailer Auchan. Founded in 1961 in France, Groupe Auchan operates in 14 countries, including the EU, China, Taiwan, Senegal. It is structured into three core businesses: hypermarkets, supermarkets, and e-commerce. Auchan Retail Ukraine  was opened in March 2007. The first supermarket was launched in Kyiv in 2008. Today, Auchan Retail Ukraine employs more than 3 800 people.  
 
Sayenko Kharenko team advising on the project includes counsel Sergiy Smirnov, senior associate Anastasiya Bidakh, associate Kuzma Pozychaniuk and is led by partner Sergey Pogrebnoy