Settlement operations registrars (PPOs) - one step closer to the EU
We are so afraid of changes, we are always looking only for the negative and the arguments “against”, if only to remain in our usual “comfort zone”. The simultaneous desire…

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Customer Service: How to Maintain Loyalty
Customer Service: How to Maintain Loyalty Lawyers' loyalty to client problems By conducting analytical work to collect information and conduct business training, employees of the Moscow City Collegium of Lawyers…

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Features of the conclusion of agreements on the assignment of rights
According to the general theory of civil law, the subjects of the obligation are the authorized person (creditor) and the obligated party (debtor). The creditor is a person authorized to…

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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 such actions by law enforcement agencies. However, not in every scientific and practical commentary to Art. 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine states: the provocation of a bribe does not exclude the guilt of one who received undue profit. The indicated doctrinal conclusion is verbatim repeated in paragraph 23 of the Resolution of the Plenum of the Supreme Court of Ukraine of 04.26.2002 No. 5 “On judicial practice in cases of bribery”. Continue reading

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 an administrative court.

Tax consultants are increasingly advocating the use of all legal pre-trial opportunities to resolve disputes with fiscal authorities. This polarity of opinions is quite obvious – lawyers are good in the courts, tax consultants in the tax authorities, lawyers have an emphasis on the process, and consultants in accounting and tax accounting. Continue reading

How can young lawyers come to the attention of the leaders of the legal market?

Nowadays, for success in any field it is not enough just to be a professional and to carry out your work efficiently. Lawyers need to be able to demonstrate their expertise and achievements to colleagues and clients, and students to classmates, teachers and potential employers. Speaking more scientifically, it is necessary to consistently and thoroughly build a personal brand.

This important topic is not studied in Ukrainian universities, but in vain. Young lawyers, who have been consistently working on the development of a personal brand since junior courses, even before they graduate, fall on the radars of HR specialists from leading law firms. They are much more likely to beat competitors for the vacant positions of top employers. Continue reading

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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What to look for when concluding supply contracts
The conclusion of a contract for the supply of goods is a crucial moment for business entities. Experts in the legal department of the company Bashtehsnab.Ru, which specializes in fuel…

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Real estate tax as a negative factor in "quick reforms"
Today, we are sadly forced to state that the implementation of the tax reform in December 2014 and the introduction of the corresponding amendments as a whole package only negatively…

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Trade Facilitation Agreement: New Opportunities for Ukraine
According to the results of an international study by the World Bank Doing business 2014, over the past 2 years, Ukraine has significantly improved its position in the overall ranking…

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