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…

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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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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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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

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, 2017.

Even at the stage of discussion of the draft Code of Civil Procedure of Ukraine among lawyers held a lot of discussions around whether it is generally advisable to introduce the appropriate institution in the business process. Active critics insisted that the innovation did not comply with the principles of publicity and adversarial proceedings, there were concerns that order-based proceedings could become an instrument of abuse and even raider seizures. The reason for such fears was the features of the recovery procedure on the basis of a court order, since: Continue reading

Risks of assessing civil contracts as labor relations

After the introduction in our country of financial responsibility for violation of labor legislation, the vesting of state authorities and local self-government with significant powers in the process of monitoring compliance with labor laws, the determination of the procedure for control carried out in the form of inspection visits and travel abroad, the topic of hidden labor relations, is the substitution of an employment contract for civil law.

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Risks of assessing civil contracts as labor relations
After the introduction in our country of financial responsibility for violation of labor legislation, the vesting of state authorities and local self-government with significant powers in the process of monitoring…

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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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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…

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