Lviv Business

EBA Personality: Andreas Jueterbock, Western District Manager, METRO Cash & Carry Ukraine

Issue 41, December 2011.
This month, we hear from Andreas Jueterbock, Western District Manager, METRO Cash & Carry Ukraine, sharing his opinions about the current business climate in Lviv and Western Ukraine, and his suggestions for what could be done to improve things over the next few years.

Talking point: Western Ukrainian Branch of EBA: opportunities and challenges in 2011

Issue 41, December 2011.
2011 comes to an end, having passed by so quickly. It seems it was just yesterday that we were making predictions for the upcoming year 2011, and today we already have to plan activities for 2012. In this article, I would like to make a brief overview of the goals achieved in 2011 by the Western Ukrainian Branch of the European Business Association, its activities and its members.

EBA HOLDS GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING

Issue 40, November 2011.
On October 19, EBA held its General Membership Meeting with Anna Derevyanko, EBA Executive Director, which took place at Leopolis Hall “Opera Passage”.

ARZINGER HOSTS LEGAL SEMINAR

Issue 40, November 2011.
One of the leading law firms in Ukraine, Arzinger, organised a seminar “Modern court strategies and mechanisms for defence of business interests” on October 26 in Lviv.

West Ukrainian legal landscape

Issue 40, November 2011.
Arzinger law firm’s Timur Bondaryev and Markian Malskyy reflect on Lviv’s growing regional appeal As demonstrated on many previous occasions, the eleventh Lviv Economic Forum turned out to be an event where massive flows of information from different sources came together and created a general overview of what is going on in the Lviv region and in Ukraine generally. As usual the most hotly discussed topics were the political and economic environments, investor problems and legal possibilities. We spoke to Arzinger’s Timur Bondaryev and Markian Malskyy about the key themes to arise from this year’s forum and the prospects for the region in general.

EBA Personality- Artem Haivoronsky, Director Synergy Consulting

Issue 40, November 2011.
This month, we hear from Artem Haivoronsky, Director of Synergy Consulting, sharing his opinions about the current business climate in Lviv and Western Ukraine, and his suggestions for what could be done to improve things over the next few years.

Austrian Ambassador to Ukraine: Building on a Habsburg Heritage

Issue 40, November 2011.
Austrian Ambassador to Ukraine Wolf Dietrich Heim recently visited Lviv in order to see for himself how Austria has managed to establish itself as the Number One international investor in West Ukraine, accounting for 37% of all international investment into the region. Appointed to represent Austria in Ukraine in summer 2010, Ambassador Heim spoke to Lviv Today about the Austrian investment situation in the region and shared his thoughts on why Austrian companies have found such a warm welcome waiting for them in the former Habsburg heartlands of West Ukraine.

DUTCH TRADE MISSION

Issue 39, October 2011.
The Dutch Embassy organized a September trade mission to Lviv. Ambassador H.E. P.J. Wolthers headed the mission, assisting Dutch businesses by introducing them to local authorities and potential business partners

Tax-free shopping – how does it work?

Issue 39, October 2011.
The attractiveness of shopping abroad has become more and more widespread among the citizens of Ukraine recently.