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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On issues of increasing the limitation period in civil proceedings
Professional lawyers of the Verdict consulting company from the city of Kharkov, based on their own practice, argue that in modern realities of life there is no country in which…

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About the house committee
The organ of the reorganization of the population, known by the acronym ORN, is the house committee, which is an integral point in the laws of the Russian Federation. This…

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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 nuances in promotion. Choosing a law company for himself, the client will not be guided by the number of Facebook followers or likes under the lawyer’s photo on Instagram. But this is that lawyers do not need to engage in marketing on social networks, and all these tools are relevant only for the promotion of restaurants or clothing brands. 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

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 their implementation. Ukraine does not lag behind in terms of quantitative and qualitative indicators. However, if it comes to a culture of execution, most readers come up with countless legal disputes over the enforcement of contracts and the appeal of transactions already concluded.

This situation is due to the fact that a large number of counterparties abuse the rules of the law and, in order to avoid fulfillment of obligations or the maximum delay in enforcement, initiates disputes on appealing contracts. It cannot be stated unequivocally that most disputes are artificially created, but this percentage is quite significant. Continue reading

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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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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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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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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