Maxim Miskewych was admitted to the bar in 2012. He is
bar certified specialist in international business law
A bar certified specialist is a lawyer with proven expertise and practical experience in a particular area of law. The title is awarded by the Regional Bar Associations after having intensively examined whether the necessary prerequisites are fulfilled according to the Rules on Bar Certified Specialist Lawyers (Fachanwaltsordnung). The lawyer has to demonstrate knowledge and skills in his specialty area reaching far beyond those generally gained during education, training and practical job experience. Prior to achieving the status of specialist, the lawyer has to attend a 120 hour specializing course and pass several examinations. Moreover, the handling of a certain number of cases in the specialized area must be proven. A lawyer bearing the title “bar certified specialist” has to prove every year to have further expanded his expertise to the prescribed extent.
The German Rules on Bar Certified Specialist Lawyers (Fachanwaltsordnung) provide for a bar certified specialist in international business law to demonstrate special knowledge in the following areas:
- conflict of laws (PIL) of contractual and non-contractual obligations,
- international civil procedure and arbitration law,
- internationally harmonized commercial law,
- internationally harmonized corporate law,
- European state aid and competition law,
- main features of the regulations on the fight against corruption, fraud and money laundering in international legal transactions,
- main features in the realm of international tax law,
- main features of comparative law.
German, English, Russian, Ukrainian
Maxim Miskewych attended the secondary school „Helmholtz-Gymnasium“ in Bonn and studied law at the „ Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn” with a focus on corporate and tax law.
He completed his clerkship at the „Oberlandesgericht“ (Higher Regional Court) of Cologne with periods at an international law firm in Kiev (Ukraine) und at the German Embassy in Astana (Kazakhstan).
After being admitted to the bar Rechtsanwalt Miskewych worked at a boutique law firm specialized in banking and capital market law and at a Bavarian multidisciplinary medium-sized law firm in the areas of commercial and corporate law before joining KUSS Rechtsanwälte.
Maxim Miskewych advises domestic and foreign insurance companies and industrial and trading companies in the areas of transportation, forwarding, commercial and corporate law representing their interests in legal and international arbitration proceedings.
Maxim Miskewych is a member of the „Deutsche Gesellschaft für Transportrecht e.V.“ (German society for transportation law)
“Gründung einer GmbH in der Ukraine” (Establishing a limited liability company in the Ukraine)
“Kündigung eines GmbH-Geschäftsführers in der Ukraine” (Dismissal of a limited liability company’s managing director in the Ukraine)
“Gewinnausschüttung bei einer ukrainischen GmbH” (Profit distribution by a Ukrainian limited liability company)
“Grundlegende Änderung des ukrainischen Insolvenzrechts” (Fundamental changes of the Ukrainian insolvency law)
Eurofenix The journal of INSOL Europe:
Restoring debtors‘ solvency or declaring bankruptcy