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Oleksandr Sniadanko

Senior Legal Counsel

PRO

Status

Open to work

Experience

5 years

Location

Lviv or remote

Niche

Digital, SaaS, AI, Cybersport

About me

I provide legal support to tech companies and product startups in various legal areas, such as:

  • Data privacy compliance (GDPR, UK GDPR, CCPA, HIPAA, CAN-SPAM Act, as well as specific regulation in LATAM, KSA, UAE);
  • Protection of intellectual property rights (Ukraine, USA, UK, Sweden, KSA, and UAE);
  • International corporate structuring and taxation (CFC, CT, CGT, PE, PoEM), including cross-border payments issues (Ukraine, USA, Spain, Sweden, Portugal, Eastern Europe, Gibraltar, Malta, Cyprus, KSA, UAE, Canada, Kenya, Serbia, as well as offshore zones);
  • Drafting Legal Opinions, Memorandums, the various types of agreements and other documents (Terms, EULA, Privacy & Cookie Policy, Privacy Notice, MSA, SLA, NDA, IP-agreements, SHA, SPA, AoA / Bylaws, PoAs, NSA, NCA, Recruiting and Staffing agreements, Internal policies, etc.);
  • AI compliance (EU AI Act);
  • Other day-to-day legal matters, including labour issues, internal compliance, corporate tracking (agreements, licenses, certificates, resolutions, PoAs, payments), and many others.

I have successfully handled multiple complex and high-value contracts, negotiations, and disputes, ensuring compliance and risk management for tech businesses.

General contacts 

oleksandr.sniadanko@gmail.com

Business email

Telegram

Languages
Ukrainian

Native

English

Upper-intermediate

Last courses
AI & Law

Lund University

02.02.2024

European Business Law

Lund University

19.08.2023

Intellectual Property Law

Yale University

13.07.2023

Privacy Law and Data Protection

University of Pennsylvania

10.06.2023

English Law

University of London

18.04.2023

Skills & Tools

Legal Writing
Communication
Negotiation
Processes Building

Experience

Legal Adviser at Alcor

Feb 2024 – present

Key achievements:

  • 3 fully incorporated companies (Delaware, Mexico, Portugal)
  • 2 launched products
  • Data privacy compliance of internal product (Huntly) was fully updated

Responsibilities:

  • International corporate structuring and taxation, including cross-border payments issues (Ukraine, USA, Portugal, Eastern Europe, Cyprus, LATAM, UK)
  • Participation in the Asset Agreement (IT product purchase), including conducting the target’s due diligence
  • Data privacy compliance (GDPR, UK GDPR, CCPA, as well as specific regulations in LATAM, KSA, UAE)
  • Drafting Legal Opinions, Memorandums, the various types of agreements, PoAs, Resolutions, and other documents
  • AI compliance (EU AI Act)

Legal Mentor at Team Challenge

May 2024 – present

Responsibilities: 

  • Providing legal advice to growing startups on product requirements, potential risks, and ways to avoid them
  • Conducting Q&A sessions with startups on data privacy compliance, international corporate structuring, investment attraction, etc.

Freelance Lawyer

Feb 2024 – present

Clients:

  • Verba Creative (AI subtitles generator app “Verba”)
  • BotsBand (Chatbots for business process automation)
  • MIRA Travel (Innovative travel marketplace)
  • Cures Tech (Platform for medical clinic automation)
  • E-Bazar (Marketplace to buy, sell or exchange the foods produced by local smallholders and farmers)
  • Got.it school (Innovative online English school)
  • Char kombucha (Ukrainian manufacturer of kombucha)
  • Youmedico (Telemedicine platform that provides healthcare to patients)
  • Art Forms Production (Full-cycle TV content production company)

Key achievements:

  • 4 fully incorporated companies (Ukraine, Estonia, Florida, Delaware)
  • 20+ legal consultations conducted
  • 4 products GDPR compliant

Responsibilities:

  • Building a corporate structure, including foreign jurisdictions (EU and USA)
  • Bringing products into full compliance with GDPR requirements, as well as local data privacy requirements of several US states
  • Drafting agreements with both internal specialists and partners/customers/providers
  • Negotiating with potential investors and partners
  • Legal support in attracting investments for product development
  • Product risk assessment and avoidance

Associate at First Chair Legal

Jul 2022 – Feb 2024 (1 yr 8 mos)

Key achievements:

  • 2 companies became residents of Diia City
  • 800k+ EUR completed cross-border transactions
  • Significant amendments to the currency legislation of Ukraine were lobbied for
  • Intra-group international agreements for 1 million+ USD were legally supported

Responsibilities:

  • Drafting Legal Opinions, Memorandums, the various types of agreements, and other
    documents
  • Legal issues related to internal group services, including in-group payments.
  • Participation in several Stock Agreements
  • Implementation of electronic document flow, including specific regulation analysis,
    compliance with requirements, and drafting of necessary documents
  • Legal automation and formation of knowledge management bases
  • Diia.City-related matters, including drafting gig-contracts, specific taxation issues, etc.
  • Corporate structuring, investment support (Access to market)
  • Tax and Labour Compliance
  • E-commerce legal support
  • Cross-border payments (currency legislation compliance)

Legal Counsel at Youpal Group

Dec 2020 – Nov 2022 (2 yr)

Key achievements:

  • 10+ fully incorporated companies (USA, EU, KSA, UAE)
  • 4 launched products (Youmedico, Youchat, YourAdvisor, TalentApp)
  • 300k+ USD investment attracted
  • 400k+ USD of debts were collected

Key responsibilities:

  • Data privacy compliance (GDPR, UK GDPR, CCPA, HIPAA, CAN-SPAM Act, as well as specific regulations in KSA, UAE)
  • Protection of intellectual property rights (Ukraine, USA, UK, Sweden, KSA, and UAE)
  • International corporate structuring and taxation, including cross-border payments issues (Ukraine, USA, Spain, Sweden, Portugal, Eastern Europe, Gibraltar, Malta, Cyprus, KSA, UAE, Canada, Kenya, Serbia, as well as offshore zones)
  • Participation in several Asset and Stock Agreements
  • Drafting Non-solicitation, Non-compete agreements, NDA, IP Assignment agreements, Technology transfer agreements, Copyright license agreements, Software development agreements, etc.
  • Drafting internal policies (IT policy, Internal Control policy, Finance policy, etc.)
  • Other day-to-day legal matters, including labour issues, internal compliance, corporate tracking (agreements, licenses, certificates, resolutions, PoAs, payments), and many others

Education

Ukrainian Catholic University – Master of Laws
Ukraine
2021 – 2022

Ivan Franko National University of Lviv – Bachelor of Laws
Ukraine
2017 – 2021