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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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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Who has exhausted the right?
In conditions of cooperation with EU member states, national companies must take into account and adapt to the rules that apply in the EU market for goods and services, as…

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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 such actions by law enforcement agencies. However, not in every scientific and practical commentary to Art. 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine states: the provocation of a bribe does not exclude the guilt of one who received undue profit. The indicated doctrinal conclusion is verbatim repeated in paragraph 23 of the Resolution of the Plenum of the Supreme Court of Ukraine of 04.26.2002 No. 5 “On judicial practice in cases of bribery”. Continue reading

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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New rules for obtaining information from the State Register of Rights
The legal regulation regarding the real estate sector has undergone dramatic changes over the past two years. The abovementioned began to create a new system for registering rights to real…

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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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