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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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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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

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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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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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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