Sergey Silchenko

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Serhiy specializes in complex labor and tax disputes, works with economic and budget law, handles projects on alternative energy and energy services, and provides consultations on anti-corruption legislation and compliance.

During 20 years of practicing labor law Serhiy helped create a number of legal precedents regarding the dismissal of employees in companies with foreign investment for failure to comply with corporate rules and regulations, as the well as the application of fixed-term labor contracts.

Serhiy Silchenko is among TOP 5 leading Ukrainian lawyers in labor law according to Ukrainian Law Firms 2014-2018 and Client's Choice 2017 survey.

Starting 2015, Serhiy takes part in the creation of an energy service market in Ukraine; together with the experts of the Reanimation Package of Reforms, UNDP and Ministry for Regional Development, Building and Housing of Ukraine, he worked on bills aimed at creating a competitive electricity market, implementing the energy services mechanism, and establishing energy cooperatives and commercial accounting in the markets of energy resources and public utilities. In 2016-2017 Serhiy’s team was managing 5 out of the first 20 energy service projects in Ukraine.

Projects

Publications

July 18, 2019
Sergey Silchenko
Sergey Silchenko
Strengthening control over the employer. Predictiont from Sergey Silchenko

Instead of promoting legal use of hired labor in Ukraine and adopting a new Labor Code, the state only tightened control. This is one of the key trends in this area in 2018.

May 17, 2019
Ivan Bondarchuk
Ivan Bondarchuk
Sergey Silchenko
Sergey Silchenko
What stands in the way of investments in energy efficiency

Expediency, pragmatism, refraining from overconsumption - these are the trends in modern society. The quest for energy efficiency is a natural step in this direction. An echo of global trends is reaching our country too.

May 6, 2019
Ivan Bondarchuk
Ivan Bondarchuk
Sergey Silchenko
Sergey Silchenko
Household solar power plants: who and why is inconvenienced by new legislation

On April 25, the Ukrainian Parliament adopted bill No. 8449-d, radically changing regulations in the renewable energy sector. Among other things, the law received amendment No. 24, which limits the ability of owners of solar power plants located on the grounds of private households to sell electricity at a higher price (the "green" rate) than that of electricity produced at conventional power plants.