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…

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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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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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difficulties in the process

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 affected the quality of the final law. New norms cannot be applied separately from existing ones, especially when it comes to a single law.

And in this aspect, the duty of the legislator is to predict how the rule will act in conjunction with others. It can hardly be said that the provision on real estate tax, which is different from the land, is thought out and unambiguous. 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…

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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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The principle of applying “tacit consent”
Today, more than ever, our state needs to attract foreign investment, primarily in infrastructure projects, which is the key to economic growth and the state's recovery from the crisis. Weekly,…

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Stop judicial investigation of the requirements of the Code of Criminal Procedure
According to paragraph. 3 h. 1 Article 280 of the Code of Criminal Procedure of Ukraine, pre-trial investigation may be stopped after informing the person of suspicion if there is…

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