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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Settlement operations registrars (PPOs) - one step closer to the EU
We are so afraid of changes, we are always looking only for the negative and the arguments “against”, if only to remain in our usual “comfort zone”. The simultaneous desire…

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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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The role of human resources in the training of enterprise personnel

In accordance with Art. 65 of the Constitution of Ukraine, the protection of the Fatherland, independence and territorial integrity of Ukraine is the duty of citizens of Ukraine. From the moment the general mobilization is announced, a special period of enterprise functioning begins.

The personnel service of the enterprise should take a set of actions in advance for the appropriate preparation of the enterprise on the basis of the Law of Ukraine “On mobilization training and mobilization”, the Instructions for the organization of military records of military and conscripts in local governments, enterprises, institutions, organizations and educational institutions, approved by order of the Ministry of Defense No. 660 of December 15, 2010, the Law of Ukraine “On Military Duty and Military Service”, Instructions for booking persons liable for by nations, institutions and organizations for the period of mobilization and wartime (Appendix to the order of the Minister of Defense of Ukraine of October 15, 1996 No. 290) and other normative legal acts. Continue reading

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 the development of joint investment institutions was played by state incentives in the form of tax incentives.

Lawyers specializing in the resolution of arbitration tax disputes indicate that the peculiarities of taxation of joint investment institutions are that, not being a legal entity, joint investment institutions do not pay income tax on income received, which avoids double taxation. That is, investor funds are taxed only once, at the stage of profit distribution among investors, but are not taxed at the level of joint investment institutions. Continue reading

Controversial issues of interpretation of the concepts of “agent” and “representative”

Today, the courts have already decided a certain number of court cases where the provisions of Art. 6 secessions of the Paris Convention. This indicates a wide increase in interest in the practical application of the norms of this article for the recognition of a certificate for a mark for goods and services (trademark) invalid.

In Art. 6series of the Paris Convention as the basis for the recognition of a trademark as invalid is often applied together with part 2 of art. 6 of the Law of Ukraine “On the Protection of the Rights to Marks for Goods and Services” (the possibility of misleading regarding the person producing the goods or providing services). Continue reading

How to sue the recovery of alimony from her ex-husband?
This article talks about alimony: what it is, how much a person should pay for his child, and what to do, even if these meager amounts are not paid. Having…

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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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Organization of teamwork in the legal business
Legal business is a combination of skill and managerial decisions of a managing partner, aimed at achieving the goal of a law firm. This business is characterized, in particular, by…

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If you pay attention to the proposed reform of the GIS bodies, then, in fact, virtually nothing changes
After the collapse of the USSR, the former republics inherited a Soviet-style system of judicial decisions. Ukraine was no exception, in which the judicial system was involved in the institution…

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