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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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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Real estate tax as a negative factor in "quick reforms"
Today, we are sadly forced to state that the implementation of the tax reform in December 2014 and the introduction of the corresponding amendments as a whole package only negatively…

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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

How to open your own business without communicating with an official?
At the end of November 2018, the parliament radically updated the legislative framework for the registration of entrepreneurs and companies. The new legislation combines diverse initiatives: both those that have…

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Beginning of currency control during export operations
The issues of exercising currency control on import and export operations of residents is regulated by the Law of Ukraine "On the Procedure for Settlements in Foreign Currency" dated September…

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"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…

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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…

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