af photoAlex Frishberg, born Kiev, Ukraine.

Education: University of Missouri, St. Louis (B. A., 1985); Washington University School of Law (J. D., 1988).

Publications: 

Doing Business in Ukraine in 2010
Russia-Eurasia Executive Guide, May, 2010

Starting Agricultural Production in Ukraine
Russia-Eurasia Executive Guide, April, 2009 

Reducing Labor Costs And Downsizing The Workforce In Ukraine,
BNA International, April, 2009

Introduction to Real Property in Ukraine,
Russia-Eurasia Executive Guide, January, 2008 

Commercial and Residential Real Estate 
Russia-Eurasia Executive Guide, June, 2008 

Фiнансування проектiв житлового будiвництва 
Правовий тиждень, вересень, 2008

Doing Business in Ukraine 
Logus, Kiev 2007 (co-author with S. Brown)

Securing Land Rights for Commercial Use 
The Ukrainian Journal of Business Law, February, 2006

Building a Roof-Top Penthouse 
The Ukrainian Journal of Business Law, October 2006

Impact of Politics on Doing Business in Ukraine 
Business Ukraine

Doing Business in Ukraine: The Essential Legal Guide 2001/2002
(co-authored with S. Brown) 

Doing Business in Ukraine
Juris Publishing, Inc., 1999

Industrial Land Lease 
Eastern Economist, Vol. 6/#7, March 8, 1999

Foreign Investment Legislation 
East-West Executive Guide, Vol. 8/#3, March, 1998

Pre-Election Update 
Financial Times, Power in East Europe, Issue 18: October 15, 1999 / Russia/Central Europe Executive Guide, Vol. 9/#18: October 15, 1999 / Survey of East European Law, Vol. 10/#7: September, 1999

Status of Ukrainian Privatization Efforts 
The Ukrainian Legal and Economic Bulletin, 3/1-2 (January-February 1995)

Financial Intermediaries: Trust Companies and Privatisation Certificates 
Ukraine Business Review, 3/13-14 (October-November 1995), pp. 11-14 

Privatization in Ukraine 
23 International l Business Law 251 (June, 1995)

The Year That Privatization Took Off in Ukraine,
Ukraine Business Review, 3/7 (April 1995), pp. 4-13

Frishberg & Partners' Practical Guide to Ukrainian Corporate and Foreign Investment
Legislation (Kluwer Publishers, 1994)

Currency Regulations: Yesterday and Today 
Ukrainian Legal and Economic Bulletin (January-February 1994)

Privatization of Joint Venture Shares Owned by the State Property Fund 
Ukrainian Legal and Economic Bulletin (April, 1993)

Secured Transactions and Bankruptcy Laws 
Ukrainian Legal and Economic Bulletin (September/October 1993)

Labor Practices 
Ukrainian Legal and Economic Bulletin (April 1993)

Corporatization Order 
Eastern Europe Reporter (BNA) (July 19, 1993)

Business Forms and Tax Consequences,
Ukrainian Legal and Economic Bulletin (May 1993)

Acquisition Laws: Changing the Rules in the Middle of the Game 
Ukrainian Legal and Economic Bulletin (February 1993)

Still Waiting For That Great Leap Forward 
Ukrainian Legal and Economic Bulletin (November 1993)

The New Ukrainian Privatization Legislation: Focusing on the Problems 
Ukrainian Legal and Economic Bulletin (July 1993)

Domestic and International Commercial Arbitration System,
Ukrainian Legal and Economic Bulletin (August, 1993)

The New Ukrainian Currency Regulations 
Ukrainian Legal and Economic Bulletin (March 1993)

Large Scale Privatization in Ukraine,
Ukrainian Legal and Economic Bulletin (March 1993)

Amendments to the Ukrainian Law on Foreign Investment
Kiev Legal Bulletin (December 1992)

Speaking Engagements 

U.S.-Ukraine Foundation and BISNIS: Ukraine’s Current Legal & Investment Climate 
Washington, District of Columbia: January, 2006  

Economist Intelligence Unit: Meeting of the East European Group 
         London: September, 2004 
         Vienna: April, 2002 
         London, Brussels, Amsterdam: January / February, 2002 
         Vienna: December, 2001 
         Brussels, Paris, London: September, 2001 
         Vienna: June, 2000 
         London: September, 1998 

Round Table with Beiten Burkhardt Mittl & Wegener 
Frankfurt & Munich: March, 2000  

The United States Trade & Investment Center
Brussels, Belgium: February, 1999 

Economist Intelligence Unit: Window On Ukraine
Vienna, Austria: March, 1998  

The United States Trade & Investment Center
Brussels, Belgium: March, 1998

Pan European Mission to USA: US Investment Forum for Central and Eastern Europe and CIS, 
New York, New York: June, 1997 

Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Hague, April, 1997 

University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business
Chicago, Illinois: January, 1997

Columbia University School of Law
New York, New York: October, 1996 and October, 1995 

The American Graduate School of International Management
Thunderbird Campus, Glendale, Arizona: May, 1996 

Ukraine Business Agency
London, England: August, 1995; May, 1, 1994; April, 1993 

European Bank for Reconstruction & Development Annual Meeting of Board of Governors,
London, England: April, 1995 

Austrian Chamber of Commerce
Vienna, Austria: September, 1993 

Erasmus University
Rotterdam, The Netherlands: September, 1993 

World Economic Forum
Kiev, Ukraine: July, 1993

Member: admitted, 1988, Pennsylvania; 1990, District of Columbia; 1992, Ukraine; Licensed to advise on privatization matters by the Ukrainian State Property Fund; American Bar Association; Chairman, Legal, Government Relations and Economic Committee, American Chamber of Commerce in the Ukraine, 1992-1995, 1999.

Languages: English, Russian and Ukrainian.

Practice Areas: Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Real Estate, Privatization.

Frishberg & Partners 2012