Is it right to change the "rules of the game" within the joint-stock company?
03/02/2015, the draft law on amendments to some legislative acts regarding the protection of investor rights was adopted as a basis. The government initiated the changes to the legislation. According…

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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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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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economic development

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Trade Facilitation Agreement: New Opportunities for Ukraine

According to the results of an international study by the World Bank Doing business 2014, over the past 2 years, Ukraine has significantly improved its position in the overall ranking of ease of doing business and now occupies 112 positions among 189 countries of the world (in 2013 it was at 137 positions, and in 2012 – at 152). So, from year to year there is a positive trend. So, the position of our state in such categories as obtaining permits for construction (more than three times, from 180 to 41), founding a business (more than doubled, from 112 in 2012 to 47 in 2014) has grown several times. registration of property (from 166 to 97). Continue reading

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 for change and the fear that they will happen is an internal contradiction that is inherent in almost all of us. However, changing is moving forward.

And so, you decided to open your own business, contacted the law firm TOV KIEV and, with the help of lawyers, registered the PP. Now a very important issue is to determine the form and types of entrepreneurial activity, which will also help experienced professionals to understand. Continue reading

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

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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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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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Legal entity is a key element of a market economy.
Given the growing phenomenon of globalization of the global economy, services such as the transportation of goods from Almaty and the Almaty region, as well as other types of transportation…

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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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