Stop judicial investigation of the requirements of the Code of Criminal Procedure
According to paragraph. 3 h. 1 Article 280 of the Code of Criminal Procedure of Ukraine, pre-trial investigation may be stopped after informing the person of suspicion if there is…

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Tax evaders risk property when renting an apartment
By May 1, 2015, it is necessary to submit declarations of property status and income received in 2014, indicating, in particular, income from the rental of real estate. The percentage…

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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…

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Offshore companies as an asset protection tool have not disappeared

What is important for the owner of any asset? The optimal taxation of such an asset over the time it has been held and partly the desire to keep its name from the general public. Offshore companies inherently have such functions – with their help tax optimization and asset protection are achieved. An offshore is also commonly associated with maintaining the anonymity of the ultimate beneficiary.

Since December 2012, EU officials at various levels, heads of financial departments of individual European states have announced an intensification of the fight against offshore companies, in particular in the Eurozone. Continue reading

Who has exhausted the right?

In conditions of cooperation with EU member states, national companies must take into account and adapt to the rules that apply in the EU market for goods and services, as well as the procedure for filing a claim against acc.

At the same time, the principle of territoriality applies in intellectual property law, that is, each EU member state acts within the framework of its IP legislation, although in general such legislation is harmonized with EU Directives in this area. In addition, the European Court of Justice is vested with competence regarding the interpretation of the rules of directives, and such interpretation must be taken into account when applying the provisions of the directives to EU member states. Continue reading

Justification of a suspected criminal offense

The adoption of the new Code of Criminal Procedure of Ukraine in 2012 marked the beginning of a new milestone in the development of national criminal justice. A number of provisions of the new Code of Criminal Procedure of Ukraine is unquestionably progressive and comply with European and international standards of criminal justice. However, over time the situation is quite the opposite, and the criminal procedure rules make it difficult to protect the rights and freedoms of a person and bring them to justice. Continue reading

Banking of the future: shouldn't banking?
“I fully admit that in five years our refrigerator connected to the Internet will be able to order products for the owners on its own, and the vacuum cleaner will…

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Autumn Changes to the Tax Code
On 5.10.2016, the Government approved the draft amendments to the Tax Code developed by the Ministry of Finance (hereinafter - the Ministry of Finance). Before the document was submitted to…

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Legal advice on labor law
You can often hear from lawyers that labor law is simple, so there is no need to attract external consultants to resolve internal issues of companies, because you can easily…

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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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