The principle of applying “tacit consent”
Today, more than ever, our state needs to attract foreign investment, primarily in infrastructure projects, which is the key to economic growth and the state's recovery from the crisis. Weekly,…

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Continuation of the moratorium on tax audits of a business
From August to December 2014, in order to promote the development of the national economy and create favorable conditions for doing business in Ukraine, a moratorium was introduced on conducting…

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"Perfect" force majeure
By 2014, many enterprises formally approached the reflection in force majeure agreements, not mentioning it at all or indicating the standard phrase that a person who violated an obligation is…

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Controversial issues of interpretation of the concepts of “agent” and “representative”

Today, the courts have already decided a certain number of court cases where the provisions of Art. 6 secessions of the Paris Convention. This indicates a wide increase in interest in the practical application of the norms of this article for the recognition of a certificate for a mark for goods and services (trademark) invalid.

In Art. 6series of the Paris Convention as the basis for the recognition of a trademark as invalid is often applied together with part 2 of art. 6 of the Law of Ukraine “On the Protection of the Rights to Marks for Goods and Services” (the possibility of misleading regarding the person producing the goods or providing services). Continue reading

New rules for obtaining information from the State Register of Rights

The legal regulation regarding the real estate sector has undergone dramatic changes over the past two years. The abovementioned began to create a new system for registering rights to real estate and their encumbrances, as a result of which a number of derivative mechanisms were developed, including with the participation of specialists for joining the SRO in the design. Another innovation of the legislator is the openness and general availability of information on state registration of rights and their burdens from the State Register of Rights to Real Estate (hereinafter – the State Register of Rights, State Register of Rights). However, a number of questions arise regarding the advantages and disadvantages of the changes introduced. Continue reading

Is it right to change the “rules of the game” within the joint-stock company?

03/02/2015, the draft law on amendments to some legislative acts regarding the protection of investor rights was adopted as a basis. The government initiated the changes to the legislation.

According to the developers, the main goal of the bill is to increase the level of protection of investor rights in the framework of the joint-stock company and the introduction of higher requirements for joint-stock companies. The main means of implementation should be the introduction of new and clarification of the procedural mechanisms governing the shareholder’s relationship with the company and its governing bodies. Continue reading

Beginning of currency control during export operations
The issues of exercising currency control on import and export operations of residents is regulated by the Law of Ukraine "On the Procedure for Settlements in Foreign Currency" dated September…

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The role of social media for the legal services market
PR and marketing - an indispensable component of any business, regardless of what product or service it sells. In the b2b market, especially in the legal business, there are some…

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Representation of a client in a civil court
One of the essential guarantees that citizens exercise their right to judicial protection is the possibility of obtaining legal assistance. This is due to the fact that the majority of…

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On issues of increasing the limitation period in civil proceedings
Professional lawyers of the Verdict consulting company from the city of Kharkov, based on their own practice, argue that in modern realities of life there is no country in which…

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