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Ihor Olekhov, Partner, Kyiv office of Baker & McKenzie

Ihor Olekhov is a Co-Chair of the Banking & Financial Services Committee at the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine and is also a Partner in the Kyiv office of Baker & McKenzie specializing in the areas of financial investments, banking and finance, financial regulation and compliance, acquisition finance, project finance focusing on renewable energy projects, mergers and acquisitions with specific focus on banking and financial services markets, capital markets, tax and corporate finance law, aviation law and wealth management. Ihor Olekhov also has outstanding expertise in the areas of international trade and WTO law, trade and corporate compliance. Ihor Olekhov is well known for government relations advice and investment strategy development.
Ihor Olekhov was born in Lviv, Ukraine on 17 November 1977. Graduated from the Institute of International Relations of the Kyiv Taras Shevchenko University in 1999 and in 2002 also obtained masters degree with distinction from the University of Edinburgh in the United Kingdom and continued to study in the London School of Economics and Political Sciences as Hansard Scholar in 2002 and 2003.
Ihor Olekhov was elected as the Chairman of the Legal Committee of the European Business Association in 2007 and served as Chairman of the EBA Legal Committee until 2009. From January 2011 and up to the present Ihor Olekhov was elected as Co-Chair of the Banking & Financial Services Committee at the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine.
Ihor Olekhov is a regular contributor to various legislative initiatives in the area of financial services and banking as well as generally on the investment promotion and investment protection issues.