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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How can young lawyers come to the attention of the leaders of the legal market?
Nowadays, for success in any field it is not enough just to be a professional and to carry out your work efficiently. Lawyers need to be able to demonstrate their…

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Lawmakers greatly simplified the relationship of entrepreneurs with the state
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine at an extraordinary meeting on 02.03.2015 adopted the Law of Ukraine "On licensing of types of economic activity" (hereinafter - the Law). The adoption of…

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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 think about the content of the provisions and how they will be implemented in Ukrainian realities, then we are talking about the possibility of citizens to initiate an investigation of crimes and partially act as a prosecutor.

The authors of the bill expect that this mechanism will become an effective institution, an alternative to the criminal prosecution of corruption crimes of a public nature and public resonance.

If you read the provisions on the merits, they contain risks, both for officials who may be accused of corruption, and for those who will act as a public prosecutor. Continue reading

Justification of a suspected criminal offense

The adoption of the new Code of Criminal Procedure of Ukraine in 2012 marked the beginning of a new milestone in the development of national criminal justice. A number of provisions of the new Code of Criminal Procedure of Ukraine is unquestionably progressive and comply with European and international standards of criminal justice. However, over time the situation is quite the opposite, and the criminal procedure rules make it difficult to protect the rights and freedoms of a person and bring them to justice. Continue reading

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 inspections of entrepreneurs by regulatory authorities (Article 31 of the Law of Ukraine “On the State Budget of Ukraine for 2014”).

The Law of Ukraine No. 76-VIII “On Amending and Deprecated of Some Legislative Acts of Ukraine” dated 12.28.2014 introduced a similar moratorium and established that inspections of enterprises, institutions and organizations, and individual entrepreneurs by regulatory bodies (except for the state fiscal services of Ukraine and the State Financial Inspection of Ukraine) 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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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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On issues of increasing the limitation period in civil proceedings
Professional lawyers of the Verdict consulting company from the city of Kharkov, based on their own practice, argue that in modern realities of life there is no country in which…

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Justification of a suspected criminal offense
The adoption of the new Code of Criminal Procedure of Ukraine in 2012 marked the beginning of a new milestone in the development of national criminal justice. A number of…

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