Invalidation of the contract: the line between abuse and legal guarantees
In the modern world, almost all relationships are formalized in an appropriate agreement. The turnover of treaties in civilized countries is simply amazing, not to mention the high culture of…

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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…

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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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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 think about the content of the provisions and how they will be implemented in Ukrainian realities, then we are talking about the possibility of citizens to initiate an investigation of crimes and partially act as a prosecutor.

The authors of the bill expect that this mechanism will become an effective institution, an alternative to the criminal prosecution of corruption crimes of a public nature and public resonance.

If you read the provisions on the merits, they contain risks, both for officials who may be accused of corruption, and for those who will act as a public prosecutor. Continue reading

How not to fall into the abyss with an arbitration clause: TOP 5 tips
There is much debate around what is best: state courts or the “Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), to which arbitration belongs. However, it is obvious that it is arbitration that is…

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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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The tax compromise law is not fully operational through several subjective factors
Law No. 63-VIII “On Amending the Tax Code regarding the specifics of clarifying tax liabilities for corporate income tax and value added tax in the case of a tax compromise”…

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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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