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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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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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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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

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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Some aspects of the acquisition of property rights to ownerless real estate
Issues of acquiring ownership of unowned real estate were and remain relevant today. According to the lawyers of Nizhny Novgorod, the relevance of the topic under discussion is confirmed not…

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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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Extract from the Register of Property Rights to Real Estate
The purpose of obtaining an extract. The legislation of Ukraine provides that an owner who intends to make a transaction with his real estate located on a land plot must…

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