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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Order proceedings on the application of procedural novelty by commercial courts
Order production is an institution that appeared in the economic process after the entry into force of the new edition of the Economic Procedural Code of Ukraine on December 15,…

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Public accusation of corruption: risks and consequences
On May 22, 2015, draft law No. 1165 was adopted in the second reading, which introduced a public prosecution procedure in the investigation of corruption crimes. If you do not…

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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

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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Provocation of a bribe as a circumstance excluding a corpus delicti
The Criminal Code of Ukraine does not contain separate provisions on the specifics of the criminal liability of the recipient of undue gain (bribe), in the event of provocation of…

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Administrative appeal of decisions of the tax service
The biggest skeptics are lawyers. From their lips you can often hear that it is possible to appeal effectively decisions (tax notifications-decisions) of the state tax service bodies only in…

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How to open your own business without communicating with an official?
At the end of November 2018, the parliament radically updated the legislative framework for the registration of entrepreneurs and companies. The new legislation combines diverse initiatives: both those that have…

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