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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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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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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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

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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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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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…

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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…

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