M y k o l a   O r l o v  

Over 12 years Mykola has been supervising work on the major international projects in pharmaceutical business. Last 3 years he has been involved in the structuring of 10 Ukrainian operators of several international pharmaceutical groups including enforcement of both Ukrainian and non-Ukrainian antimonopoly and anticorruption legislation (using FCPA and UK Bribery Actforms). He headed the work on protecting of the tax-exempt status of the fifteen pharmaceutical representative offices during tax audits, as the results of the comprehensive tax audit were received the certificates, which confirmed the absence of state claims to their maintaining of tax records and fulfilment of tax obligations.

Law offices of OMP develope and implement their own IT solutions and software platforms for the pharmaceutical business, such as OMP Marketing (software platform to inform pharmacists and pharmacy chains by pharmaceutical manufacturers) and OMP Marketing MD Liaison (platform for healthcare professionals). Mykola heads these projects on all stages of the products creation.

International rating «Best Lawyers 2020» recognized Mykola one of the best Tax experts. As well «The Legal 500 – Europe, Middle East & Africa 2019» recommended Mykola Orlov as an expert in commercial, corporate law, and M&A. He is named among ТОР 100 Ukrainian legal experts.

Mykola Orlov is the author of numerous publications and seminars on the regulation of medicines promotion, tax and legal aspects of the operation of representative offices of multinational pharmaceutical groups in Ukraine and legal and tax implications of pharmaceutical distribution agreements.

Practices:

Pharmaceutical and Medical Law, Corporate Law, IP and IT Law, Antitrust, Tax Disputes and Structuring, Capital market transactions.

Industry Sectors:

Pharma, Healthcare and Medicine, Agriculture, IT, Alternative energy.

Education:

Master’s Degree in Law in Ukraine – National University of «Kyiv-Mohyla Academy» (2001).

Master’s Degree in Law –  University of London (2002).

Languages:

English

Russian

Ukrainian

Individual awards/rankings
The Legal 500 - Europe, Middle East & Africa 2018 -2019
The Legal 500 - Europe, Middle East & Africa 2018 -2019
The Clients Guide «The Legal 500 - Europe, Middle East & Africa 2018 -2019» recommends Law Offices of OMP and its partners Yaroslav Sverdlichenko, Mykola Orlov and Igor Ogorodniychuk as the experts in commercial, corporate law and M&A
Managing partner, Attorney-at-Law
Kiev, Ukraine