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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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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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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labor relations

The main ways to improve the relationship of a lawyer with a client

I’ll tell you a secret right away: there are no secrets in improving relations between a lawyer and a client, because we all know how to be in good relations with clients. We just don’t realize and do not always really want it.

I can confidently say that our client is, first of all, a person who is a complex and unique person. Formally, we acquire clients as professionals, usually not before graduation, that is, after 25 years. However, already by this age we have learned to start, develop and end relationships (friendships, business, family, romance, etc.). I dare to assert that the key word that is worth remembering in the development of any relationship (in particular, customer) is “to cherish”. Continue reading

“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 exempted from liability for its violation if it proves that this violation occurred due to force majeure.

Discussions regarding the difference between the terms “force majeure” and “force majeure circumstances” were completed in 2014 by supplementing the Law of Ukraine “On Chambers of Commerce and Industry in Ukraine”, art. 14-1. According to part 2 of this article, the indicated dates were determined identically: force majeure circumstances (force majeure circumstances) are extraordinary and inevitable circumstances, it is objectively impossible to fulfill obligations stipulated by the terms of the contract (contract, agreement, etc.), obligations under legislative and other normative acts. Continue reading

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 manage all problems on your own. But is it? Why then are labor law practitioners one of the most successful in law firms, and Trudovik lawyers never sit idle at any time and under any economic conditions in the state?

Specialists of the Moscow legal center Imperia-Prawa.Ru (read in detail here), based on an analysis of their own legal practice, argue that companies, as a rule, are not able to hire highly qualified employees on all issues. In fact, this is not necessary for daily work. Continue reading

Investor funds are taxable only once
Joint investment institutions have taken their place in the CIS market as an effective tool for financing housing, operations with loan portfolios and other investment projects. An important role in…

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Customer Service: How to Maintain Loyalty
Carrying out analytical work to collect information and conduct business training, employees of the Moscow City Collegium of Lawyers Pravex, which provide arbitration services, subscription customer services and others, argue…

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Legal protection of the rights of participants in corporate conflicts
Frequent corporate conflicts and insecurity of the rights of participants in business entities led to the beginning of changes in corporate law. In 2018, amendments to the Federal Law "On…

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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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