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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Legal protection of the rights of participants in corporate conflicts
Frequent corporate conflicts and insecurity of the rights of participants in business entities led to the beginning of changes in corporate law. In 2018, amendments to the Federal Law "On…

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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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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

Customer Service: How to Maintain Loyalty
Carrying out analytical work to collect information and conduct business training, employees of the Moscow City Collegium of Lawyers Pravex, which provide arbitration services, subscription customer services and others, argue…

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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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The role of social media for the legal services market
PR and marketing - an indispensable component of any business, regardless of what product or service it sells. In the b2b market, especially in the legal business, there are some…

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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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