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2 October 2017

On changes in the Tax Code of Ukraine on income taxation of non-resident investors in securities in Ukraine (in Russian) | commentary of Oleksandr Maydanyk, “Interfax-Ukraine”

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2 October 2017

On compensation of material and moral damage (in Russian) | commentary of Arsen Miliutin, “Interfax-Ukraine”

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2 October 2017

Where are the success stories of business resisting corruption? | article of Orest Stasyuk , Compliance Periscope

According to the surveys from previous years, majority of around one hundred participating companies reported that they have faced corruption while working in Ukraine (81% in 2016 and 88% in 2015). arrow

27 September 2017

Investor's benefit in PPP projects (in Ukrainian) | article of Kateryna Oliynyk, “Yurydychna gazeta”

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20 September 2017

Overview of Ukraine's anti-corruption legal framework | contribution to IBA Anti-Corruption Committee update by Sergiy Grebenyuk and Orest Stasiuk

The process of development of anti-corruption framework in Ukraine to large extent is divided into two periods – before and after the February 2014 Revolution of Dignity. Since collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 and until 2014, Ukraine's anti-corruption system was very ineffective. The institutions, which were mandated to fight corruption were among the most corrupt.After 2014, new laws were adopted setting framework for new enforcement agencies and preventive institutions (the National Anti-Corruption Bureau, Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecution Office, the Business Ombudsman Council, and the National Agency for Prevention of Corruption). Establishment of these new institutions revitalized Ukraine’s anti-corruption regime and activated enforcement. arrow

11 September 2017

On future of the renewed Supreme Court and judicial power (in Ukrainian) | article of Arsen Miliutin, “Ukrainska pravda”

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7 September 2017

Peculiarities of buying an apartment in a new development (in Russian) | article of Oleg Boichuk, “3m2”

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6 September 2017

Money for a football freedom – Neymar's transfer (in Ukrainian) | article of Oleksandr Volkov, “Yurydychna gazeta”

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6 September 2017

New rules for money transfer licenses

On 17 August 2017, the National Bank of Ukraine (the “NBU”) adopted resolution No. 80 (the “Resolution”) whereby the rules and procedures for issuance to non-bank financial companies (“Financial Companies”) of licenses for making money transfers in national currency without opening of accounts (“License”) have been significantly amended. The Resolution is effective as of 22 August 2017. arrow

4 September 2017

On potential changes to the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works (in Ukrainian) | commentary of Taras Kyslyy, “Ukrainian lawyer”

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30 August 2017

On the developments proposed by the NBU in the draft law “On currency” (in Russian) | commentary of Roman Stepanenko, “Interfax-Ukraine”

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30 August 2017

Legal analysis of Licence conditions for construction, approved by the Cabinet of Ministers on June 7, 2017, No. 401 (in Ukrainian) | article of Yulia Potsiluiko, “Yurliga”

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29 August 2017

On control system of state aid to economic entities in Ukraine (in Russian) | commentary of Oksana Franko, UBR

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28 August 2017

Impact of the law on restoration of coal mining enterprises on enforcement proceedings (in Ukrainian) | article of Yuri Neklyaev, “Yurydychna gazeta”

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4 August 2017

On Government initiative to protect investors in privatization process (in Russian) | commentary of Markiyan Kliuchkovskyi, “Interfax-Ukraine”

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