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Irina A. Kirichenko
Attention: Counterfeit! There are Attempts to Falsify Белый уголь®! 10/2017

Irina Kirichenko, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm, Patent Attorney of Ukraine Source: Apteka In the interests of the Client — Omnifarma Kyiv LLC, the developer and manufacturer of original medicinal product БЕЛЫЙ УГОЛЬ®, the leader of the Ukrainian market of absorbents — Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm alerts all the operators of pharma […]

Stanislav Y. Koptilin
Buying Autos With Foreign Number Plates: Risks and Benefits 10/2017

Stanislav Koptilin, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Liga.net Pros and cons of buying autos abroad Ukraine has recently witnessed the sharp increase in importation of automobiles with foreign number plates (most frequently from Latvia, Lithuania, Slovakia and Poland). Internet web-sites are filled with a great number of advertisements placed by the companies […]

Dmitry A. Konstantinov
Concealment of Assets: Money Loves Quiet 10/2017

Dmitry Konstantinov, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Invest-Forsite Recently the media, as well as the expert community, started to actively discuss the methods of concealment of assets located in the Russian Federation and abroad. Such discussions were triggered by investigations carried out by the Anti-Corruption Foundation (FBK) in relation to the property […]

Oleksandr I. Vygovskyy
Is Squeeze-Out Law Able To Release Companies From “Deadheads” 10/2017

Oleksandr Vygovskyy, attorneys at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Liga.finance Whether the law on minority shares squeeze-out is able to make major shareholders of the Ukrainian companies less vulnerable. In 2017 the procedure of compulsory sale of the shares of minority shareholders to the holders of dominating controlling stake (“squeeze-out”) was introduced for the […]

Natalia Y. Levchuk
Analysis Of Real Estate Market Adjustments. What Changes Are Anticipated? 10/2017

Natalia Levchuk, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Ukrainian News In the end of 2016 – the beginning of 2017 a number of amendments were introduced into the laws of Ukraine that regulate the relations in real estate market. The most important amendments relate to construction area and are implemented by the Law […]

Galyna P. Melnyk
Is The National Bank Of Ukraine That Liberal 10/2017

Galyna Melnyk, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Ekonomichna Pravda The National Bank made public the draft law intended to significantly liberalize foreign exchange operations. The question is whether this draft is indeed that liberal. The National Bank has recently published for consideration the long-awaited draft of currency law. This draft is supposed […]

Irina A. Kirichenko
Protecting White Coal®: Criminal Proceedings Initiated 09/2017

Irina Kirichenko, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm, Patent Attorney of Ukraine Source: Apteka In view of the conflict situation around sorbent «Белый Уголь»-Здравофарм (White-coal Zdravopharm), we turned for the comments to Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm which represents the interests of OmniFarma Kiev LLC (owner of the registration certificate of the medical preparation […]

Mariia S. Koval
Words “Milk” and “Cheese” Tabooed 09/2017

Mariia Koval, attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Ekonomichna Pravda The European court banned naming plant products by the “milk” terms. Our country should do the same. The EU upheld an interesting decision in the case against the German company TofuTown.com which used to sell products under the names “vegetable cheese” and “tofu […]

Galyna P. Melnyk
Farewell to Income Tax! What To Expect From New Taxation Model 09/2017

Galyna Melnyk, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Ekonomichna Pravda Staring from 1 January 2018 it is planned to implement the tax on capital withdrawal instead of income tax in Ukraine. How this would impact business and economy? The idea of radical reformation of income tax system was enshrined in the law, which […]

Leonid O. Gilevich
Top-7 Developments of Foreigners’ Employment in Ukraine 08/2017

Leonid Gilevich, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: HeadHunter.ua On 27 September 2017 the Law of Ukraine “On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine concerning the Removal of Barriers for the Attraction of Foreign Investments” shall come into effect, simplifying the rules for foreigners’ employment. This is the first time that the […]

Irina A. Kirichenko
Mildronat: Doping Test Successfully Passed in the Court 07/2017

Irina Kirichenko, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm, Patent Attorney of Ukraine Source: Apteka If a pharmaceutical drug was to have a motto my defendant would perfectly take the Latin expression “Citius, Altius, Fortius!” — motto of the Olympic Games which means “Faster, Higher, Stronger”. So-called doping scandal raging in the world of elite […]

Olena L. Omelchenko
Pandora’s Box Opened by Russia: What are the Threats of the Claim against Ukraine in WTO 07/2017

Olena Omelchenko, Head of International Trade at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: European Pravda Russian government informs on filing a complaint to World Trade Organization (WTO) against Ukraine regarding alleged restrictions and prohibitions implemented against the Russian Federation. This dispute is expected to be one of the most complicated and large-scale in the history […]


Roskomnadzor Closed Websites Publishing Sponsored Articles about Kazakh Billionaire Under Landmark Court Ruling 06/2017

Federal Service for Supervision in the Sphere of Telecom, Information Technologies and Mass Communications (Roskomnadzor) completely fulfilled the Ruling delivered by Tushynskiy District Court of Moscow dated May 15, 2017 on a claim brought by Kazakh businessman Kenes Rakishev and included three website references into the Unified Register of Websites Containing the Information Forbidden for […]

Maryna O. Sergeeva
Private Enforcement: Novelties in the Sphere of Execution of Court Judgements 05/2017

Maryna Sergeeva, attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Forbes.ua Shall the body of the private enforcement officers become a necessary and sufficient prerequisite of effective and objective work of the court system? On March 01, 2017 the Institute of the law and postgraduate education of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine will give […]

Iryna V. Kuzina
Potential Cancellation of Prohibition on Sale of Land: What Is Going to Happen? 04/2017

Iryna Kuzina, attorney, Head of Kharkiv Office at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Agravery On February 17, 2017 fifty five people’s deputies of Ukraine made submission to the Constitutional Court of Ukraine regarding conformance (constitutionality) of paragraphs 14, 15 of the Section X “Transitional provisions” of the Land Code of Ukraine with the Constitution […]

Ivan O. Bozhko
Ukrainian Electronic Visas For Foreigners: Perspectives And Terms 04/2017

Ivan Bozhko, attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Ukrainian News Back in October 2016 Ukrainian community noted the inconveniences that every foreigner arriving to our country by evening flights faced. Unable to obtain a Ukrainian visa, due to restrictions in the schedule of the consular departments of international airports in Ukraine, foreign tourists, […]

Vitali A. Galitskihh
Business Immigration To Europe 04/2017

Vitali Galitskihh, lawyer, Head of Tallinn at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Liga Business immigration and labor migration are two big differences. The problem occurs when people and businesses leave and do not return, but for the development of the country it is very useful when people travel, watch the progress of operations in […]

Mariia S. Koval
When Technologies Were Stolen From You 04/2017

Mariia Koval, attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Ekonomichna Pravda It is extremely difficult to prove the theft of technology by an employee and to assess the damages. Therefore, it is important to prevent such situations by all possible means. The litigation between Waymo, Google’s autonomous vehicle division, and Uber promises to be […]


Former Managers of the Largest Insurance Company “Oranta” Declared Internationally Wanted by Interpol 04/2017

Oleh Spilka, former Chairman of the Supervisory Board of “Oranta” NJSIC, and Oleksandr Tyminskiy, Member of the Supervisory Board, were declared internationally wanted by Interpol at the request of Ukraine. This was announced by famous Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm that represents BTA Bank (Kazakhstan) being the major shareholder in “Oranta” NJSIC. O. Spilka and […]

Oleksandr I. Vygovskyy
Who Shall Suffer From Wire Transfer Ban By Moscow 04/2017

Oleksandr Vygovskyy, attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Ekonomichna Pravda Russia banned money transfers to Ukraine. What impact shall it have on Ukrainians working in the Russian Federation and on the Ukrainian businessmen? On February 22, 2017, State Duma of the Russian Federation approved in a first reading a draft law on the […]


EU To Attract “Whistleblowers”: New Antimonopoly Practice Of United Europe 04/2017

Mykola Aleksyuk, attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: European Pravda The European Commission announced the launching of the new service for anonymous alerts (anonymous whistleblower tool) regarding the possible secret cartels and types of concerted actions. The European Commission markets the new service as the additional tool to already existing leniency program, which […]


Gazprom’s Surrender. What Does The Compromise In Antimonopoly Dispute With EU Mean? 04/2017

Mykola Aleksyuk, attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: European Pravda The great antimonopoly dispute between the European Commission and Gazprom comes to an end. Om March 13 the European Commission published Gazprom’s offer regarding the solution to the competition issues in the gas market of Central and Eastern Europe. It is worth to […]

Irina A. Kirichenko
Humans and Medicinal Products: Linked by Disease and Divided by Price 04/2017

Irina Kirichenko, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm, Patent Attorney of Ukraine Valeriia Gudiy, attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Apteka In winter we are dying for warmth and at night — for light: on New Year’s Eve when the Ukrainian citizens warmed themselves with just thinking of the European tariffs for […]

Irina A. Kirichenko
Market “Pharmacing” 04/2017

Irina Kirichenko, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm, Patent Attorney of Ukraine Source: Yurydychna Praktyka After expensive research and launching of a new medicinal product on the pharmaceutical market, it immediately becomes the subject of marketing research by generic companies When we say “Mildronat” – we understand “unlimited opportunities”: the so-called doping scandal in […]

Galyna P. Melnyk
When E-Declarations Of Civil Servants Will Be Verified? 04/2017

Galyna Melnyk, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: UNIAN Being launched in 2016 the e-declaration campaign continues to develop in 2017. Comparing to the last year, when about 130 thousands of declarants occupying high-profile public positions (Peoples Deputies, President, judges, prosecutors etc.) submitted their electronic reports, the number of declarants shall significantly increase […]

Mariia S. Koval
Electronic Person: Why the EU Discusses Robot’s Rights 04/2017

Mariia Koval, attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: European Pravda European Parliament voted to consider the Draft Resolution on Robots’ Legal Status declaring the robots as “electronic persons”. This news has already given rise to a number of jokes trying to prove that the European lawmakers simply have nothing to do. Nevertheless, in […]

Olena L. Omelchenko
Question At Issue 04/2017

Olena Omelchenko, lawyer, Head of International Trade Practice at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Yurydychna Praktyka Certain developed countries expressed their concern over the possible lobbying by Ukraine of large tobacco companies that made a negative impact to the country’s image. Ukraine actively uses its rights for dispute resolution at the WTO in comparison […]

Ivan O. Bozhko
With No Authorities 04/2017

Ivan Bozhko, attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: UNIAN On December 21, 2016, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the Law No. 1797-VIII “On the Amendments to the Tax Code of Ukraine concerning the Improvement of Investment Climate in Ukraine”. The document, inter alia, excluded the Section ХVIII2. It seems to be an […]

Oleksandr I. Vygovskyy
Ways To Simplify Currency Exchange 04/2017

Oleksandr Vygovskyy, attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Novoe vremya The need in currency regulation liberalization has arisen long ago in Ukraine. The obsolete normative system rests upon the Decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine “On Currency Regulation and Currency Control System” adopted in 1993. The complexity and unjustified bureaucratization of currency […]

Oleksandr I. Vygovskyy
Exchange Offices Are Mushrooming and Encourage Fraud. How is the NBU Reacting? 04/2017

Oleksandr Vygovskyy, attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Ekonomichna Pravda According to statistics the number of foreign currency exchange offices in Ukraine is constantly growing regardless of the NBU’s strict requirements towards them. At the same time the volumes of financial frauds and fraudulent activities are constantly growing and the banking regulator is […]

Iryna V. Kuzina
Unified Social Tax for Entrepreneurs in 2017: “Tax for Air” 03/2017

Iryna Kuzina, attorney, Head of Kharkiv office at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Ekonomichna Pravda The state being a partner of business has once again proved its unpredictability and high-handedness. And a nice social promotion of State Fiscal Service on TV will hardly change this situation. “After we had imposed the tax on air, […]

Mariia S. Koval
Geography in Law: Obtaining the Right to Indicate the Origin of Goods 03/2017

Mariia Koval, attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Forbes.ua Details on the novelties in the legal protection of geographical indications On January 25, 2017, the Government approved the Draft Law “On Amendments to Certain Legal Regulation of Ukraine on the Improvement of Geographical Indications’ Legal Protection” elaborated by the Ministry of Economic Development. […]

Vitali A. Galitskihh
Coming to Estonia: Is it Possible Working Abroad Not Emigrating From Ukraine 03/2017

Vitali Galitskihh, Head of Tallinn Office at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: RBK-Ukraine Despite the broad considerations on visa-free regime in Ukraine during the past years, the emigration issue has recently moved to the forefront of public discussion. Certainly, the cancellation of visa regime with the EU shall significantly impact the integration process whereby […]

Mariia S. Koval
Government’s War against “Patent Trolls” 03/2017

Mariia Koval, attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Ekonomichna Pravda A unique business thrives in Ukraine: individuals patent standard items and demand money from entrepreneurs. The Ministry of Economic Development decided to suppress these tricky acts. On January 18, 2017, the Government supported the Draft Law “On the Amendments to Certain Laws of […]

Vladyslav V. Uryvskyi
Construction In A New Way: Lawmakers’ Initiatives 02/2017

Vladyslav Uryvskyi, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Forbes.ua Advantages and disadvantages of the cancellation of construction difficulty categories On January 17, 2017 the Ukrainian Members of Parliament are starting their session after the Christmas holidays. This plenary week shall conclude the fifth session of the Parliament’s eighth convocation. One of the documents […]

Mikhail I. Ilyashev
Businesslike West 02/2017

Mikhail Ilyashev, attorney, Managing Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Yurydychna Praktyka “When we opened our office in Tallinn we confirmed our status as of an international law firm” – said Mikhail Ilyashev, Managing Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm. In December 2016 Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm opened its office in […]

Roman V. Marchenko
State Has no Right to Save on Information System Security 02/2017

Roman Marchenko, Senior Partner attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Business The scandal with the US Democratic Party’s hacked correspondence, which inter alia predetermined the outcomes of the presidential election campaign, has once again exposed to the whole world the capabilities and danger of cybercrime. Cyber attack against the headquarters of presidential candidate […]

Ivan O. Bozhko
Issue of Prescheduled Pension for Captured ATO Participants Remain Unsolved 02/2017

Ivan Bozhko, attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Ukrainian News On January 4, 2017, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko signed a Draft Law of Ukraine № 3252 “On Amendments to Certain Laws of Ukraine on Pension Provision to Separate Categories of Persons from among the Participants of Antiterrorist Operation”, which had been […]

Oleksandr I. Vygovskyy
Non-Bank Depositors’ Situational Protection 01/2017

Oleksandr Vygovskyy, attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Dzerkalo Tyzhnia A controversial Law “On Amendment of Certain Laws Regarding the Reimbursement to Individuals via Deposit Guarantee System for Damages caused by the Abuse in the Field of Banking and other Financial Services” took effect of November 19, 2016. This law was adopted directly […]

Oleksandr I. Vygovskyy
Top-Events of the Ending Year in Banking Sector 01/2017

Oleksandr Vygovskyy, attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Ekonomichna Pradva The scope of “bankfall” diminished in 2016. Nevertheless, two events became the most notable: bankruptcy of “Mykhailivsky” Bank and nationalization of Privatbank. 2016 shall be remembered for its several significant events if banking and financial legal sector. 1. Adoption and enactment of the […]

Oleksandr I. Vygovskyy
Reduction of Cash Payment Limits Shall Have Zero Effect 01/2017

Oleksandr Vygovskyy, attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Ukrainian News National Bank of Ukraine (hereinafter – NBU) announced three times lower limits for cash payments with the involvement of individuals since 04.01.2017 – from 150 thousand UAH to 50 thousand UAH. The corresponding amendments have been introduced based on the NBU Board Resolution […]

Ivan O. Bozhko
Application of Weapon Shall Be Deemed As Justifiable Defense Only When Protecting Against Assault 01/2017

Ivan Bozhko, attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Ukrainian News Article 27 of the Constitution of Ukraine proclaims the right of everyone to protect their own life and health, life and health of others against any offences. Implementation of the abovementioned right, in other words the justifiable defense, relates to the circumstances excluding […]

Iryna V. Kuzina
Attorney-Client Privilege: To Store Impossible To Disclose 01/2017

Iryna Kuzina, attorney, Head of Kharkiv Office at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Forbes.ua What are the cases for attorney’s «sharing» the client information and what are the consequences of attorney ethics infringement Disgraced ex-Peoples Deputy Aleksandr Onishchenko terminated an agreement with his lawyer Andrey Tsygankov. This was announced on Mr. Onishchenko’s Facebook. He […]

Roman V. Marchenko
Rising to the Coup: Consequences of Moscow’s Court Decision Equaling the Revolution of Dignity to Coup D’état 01/2017

Roman Marchenko, Senior Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: RBK-Ukraine On December 27, 2016, Dorogomilovsky Court of Moscow ruled on equaling the Revolution of Dignity (Euromaidan) and the last shift of power in Ukraine to coup d’état. Such decision was caused by the claim to designate a juridical fact filed by Vladimir Oliynyk, […]

Oleksandr I. Vygovskyy
Insure and Risk: What are the Steps for Clients of Insurance Company in Case of its Bankruptcy 01/2017

Oleksandr Vygovskyy, attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Forbes.ua And what are the legislative novelties to be adopted in this sector The bankruptcies of financial institutions unfortunately become fairly common in Ukraine. Therewith, not only the banks’ exit from market becomes widely notable, but also the exit of insurance companies, especially those dealing […]

Vitali A. Galitskihh
Baltic Start: an Opportunity for Ukrainian Companies to Open a Representative Office in Estonia 01/2017

Vitali Galitskihh, lawyer, Head of Tallinn Office at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Forbes.ua The perspective for the Ukrainian business to step its feet to the European markets is often stems from successful activities at the local level. At the same time while preparing for expansion to Europe Ukrainian entrepreneurs have to improve their […]

Oleksandr I. Vygovskyy
Legal Implications of Nationalization of PRIVATBANK. Appealability of the Decision 01/2017

Oleksandr Vygovskyy, attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Ukrainian News The procedure of nationalization of an insolvent bank (or, as the legislation lays it down – “the procedure of putting an insolvent bank from the market with participation of the State”) is expressly stipulated by the Article 41-1 of the Law of Ukraine […]

Roman V. Marchenko
France Is not Ukraine. What Verdict to the IMF Managing Director Showed 01/2017

Roman Marchenko, Senior Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: European Pravda Recently, a French court found Christine Lagarde, a former Minister of Finance and now the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, guilty of negligence in the performance of ministerial powers yet in 2007. The proceedings drew worldwide attention. At least the […]

Oleksandr I. Vygovskyy
Money Transfers: Russia Is Preparing to Strike Back 12/2016

Oleksandr Vygovskyy, attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: European Pravda The National Bank of Ukraine has blocked a number of Russian payment systems and now the Russian Federation may banned money transfers from Russia to Ukraine without opening a bank account. The question is: who is going to suffer most? On November 02, […]

Oleksandr I. Vygovskyy
Legal Implications of Nationalization of PrivatBank 12/2016

Oleksandr Vygovskyy, attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: RBK-Ukraine The procedure of nationalization of a bank (bringing an insolvent bank from the market with participation of the State) is stipulated by the Article 41-1 of the Law of Ukraine “On private persons’ deposits insurance system” adopted on February 23, 2012. In the course of […]

Iryna V. Kuzina
Anti-raider Amendments to the Criminal Code: Will Anything Change? 12/2016

Iryna Kuzina, attorney at law, Head of Kharkiv Office at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Jurist&Zakon The Law of Ukraine “On amendments to some legislative acts of Ukraine regarding improvement of state registration of rights to immovable property and protection of property rights” of October 6, 2016, No. 1666-VIII, is effective since November 02, […]

Mariia S. Koval
The Ex-Files: The Reason Behind Ukrainian File-Hosting Web-Sites 12/2016

Mariia Koval, attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Forbes.ua On December 01 the biggest of Ukrainian file-hosting web-sites ex.ua stopped its work, namely – terminated public access to the content. The possibility of transferring personal users’ accounts, as well as access to the e-mail, was extended till Decmber 31 of this year, about […]

Oleksandr I. Vygovskyy
Almost Like in the EU. The Borrowers and the banks Will Have a Simpler Life 12/2016

Oleksandr Vygovskyy, attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Ekonomichna Pravda On November 15 Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (the Parliament) passed a long-expected Law “On consumer lending”. Why will it substantially improve the life of borrowers and creditors and what will it result in? Regardless of the decrease of the volume of consumer loans […]


You Can not Leave Stay. How Britain’s Exit from the EU Can Be Blocked? 12/2016

Dmytro Shemelin, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: European Pravda No sooner had the British government recovered after a sensational summer referendum on the Britain’s exit from the EU than the High Court of England and Wales struck a new blow. In the lawsuit filed by a group of activists the court ruled […]

Oleksandr I. Vygovskyy
The Law on Depositors of Bank Mykhailivskyi: What to Count on for the Citizens and the Market 11/2016

Oleksandr Vygovskyy, attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Forbes.ua Has the new document facilitated the fate of the defrauded investors and the burden on the Individual Deposit Guarantee Fund? Last week the Verkhovna Rada adopted two draft laws regulating the financial market. We are talking about the draft law No. 2455 “On consumer […]

Oleksandr I. Vygovskyy
Fight With Cash: Shall the NBU Manage to Overcome Love of Cash Cherished by Ukrainians 11/2016

Oleksandr Vygovskyy, attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Forbes.ua And would it be therefore possible to bring the economy “out of the shadows” The National Bank of Ukraine intends to decrease the volume of currency in circulation from 14.3% to 9.5% in GDP by 2020. The Head of the NBU, Valeria Gontareva, made […]

Oleksandr I. Vygovskyy
How Can Banks Get Rid of “Toxic” Assets? The New Draft Law 11/2016

Oleksandr Vygovskyy, attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Ekonomichna Pravda A new kind of debt management companies will appear soon. They will be able to buy any debts. The options are discussed that would permit redemption of debts for housing maintenance and utilities. In October 2016, the working group consisting of the representatives […]

Galyna P. Melnyk
(Ir) responsible Declarations 11/2016

Galyna Melnyk, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Dzerkalo Tyzhnia What will be the reaction of anti-corruption agencies to the vast savings in cash declared by the officials? The first stage of the electronic declaration campaign has completed. The officials holding responsible and highly responsible positions filed more than 127 thousand electronic declarations […]

Mariia S. Koval
Some Issues of Commercial Use of Parodies in Copyright Law 11/2016

Mariia Koval, attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Ukrainian News Mariia Koval believes that permitting the creation of parodies, caricatures and pastiches in law can cause a wave of “new” works they want to make money off. Amendments to the Law of Ukraine “On Copyright and Related Rights” (hereinafter, the “Law”) permitting the […]


Unfriendly London: Britain is Going to Arrest the Property of Ukrainian Kleptocrats. And not Only 11/2016

Dmytro Shemelin, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: European Pravda In spring 2017 the Britain is going to see a truly radical reform in the sphere of fighting financial crimes and corruption – introduction of sanctions in relation to sources of suspicious property, namely application of unexplained wealth order. The new mechanism will […]

Galyna P. Melnyk
Increase of Minimum Wage Is a Double-Edged Sword 11/2016

Galyna Melnyk, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Ukrainian News Increase of minimum wages in Ukraine may have a negative impact on the domestic economy as it is connected with a large number of different indices. The declared Government’s intention to significantly increase the minimum wage (MW) may have a quite negative impact […]

Mariia S. Koval
Parodies, Caricatures, Pastiches: What Is to Be Expected by Authors of Originals Works? 11/2016

Mariia Koval, attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Censor.net The President of Ukraine has endorsed the law allowing to use works of literature, art and music for creation (on their basis) of parodies, caricatures or pastiches without authors’ consent but with indication of their name and the source of borrowing. What are the […]

Galyna P. Melnyk
What Else We Do Not Know about Declaring by Government Officials 11/2016

Galyna Melnyk, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Ekonomichna Pravda If the wife presents her house to the declarant’s mother-in-law, who lives separately and is not considered a member of his family, we will not see such house in the list of real estate in the tax return for this period. October 30 […]

Roman V. Marchenko
Roman Marchenko, a Senior Partner of Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm: “Gazprom Will Not Make Any Payments Voluntarily, Naftigaz Will Have to Go a Long Way“ 10/2016

Roman Marchenko, Senior Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Ukrainian News On October 01 the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC) finished oral hearings regarding the dispute between the National Joint Stock Company Naftogaz of Ukraine (“Naftogaz”) and Public Joint Stock Company Gazprom (“Gazprom”) under the Agreement on sale and […]

Galyna P. Melnyk
Think for Yourself, Decide for Yourself: How Deliberate Concealment of Property Threatens Government Officials 10/2016

Galyna Melnyk, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Forbes.ua And what is the difference between e-declaration and tax return On October 31, 2016, the term expires for submission of “anti-corruption” electronic declarations for 2015 for senior government officials (president, prime minister, people’s deputies, head of the NBU, public servants of categories “A” and […]

Olena L. Omelchenko
EU Strengthens Trade Defense. What Is Wrong with It for Ukraine 10/2016

Olena Omelchenko, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: European Pravda The World Trade Organization reported significant increase of application of trade measures. It is particularly noticeable in iron and steel industry – the sector, which is the most vulnerable to unfair competition. Government intervention, large scale subsidies and policies that distort prices led […]


Moratorium on Sale of Land: Pros and Cons 10/2016

Natalia Levchuk, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Ukrainian News Moratorium on sale of agricultural lands is stipulated by paragraphs 14 and 15 of the Transitional provisions of the Land Code of Ukraine (the “LCU”) and is valid from the moment of its adoption. The wording of the mentioned paragraphs was amended several […]

Galyna P. Melnyk
E-declaration: Start or Finish? 10/2016

Galyna Melnyk, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Dzerkalo Tyzhnia Controversies regarding e-declaration have settled down, the system allegedly began to operate, there even appeared the first declarations of officials filled in according to the new rules. However, it is early to say that everything goes smoothly. Anyway lances broke at the very […]

Oleksandr I. Vygovskyy
Will Cancellation of State Registration of Investment Save the Ukrainian Investment Climate? 10/2016

Oleksandr Vygovskyy, attorney at law at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Forbes.ua How much attractive will Ukraine become to foreign investors and what risks accompany this step? The Government made the decision that will simplify the procedure for attracting foreign investment by canceling their state registration. Thus, the resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers […]

Natalia Y. Levchuk
Extension of the Moratorium on Sale of Land 10/2016

Natalia Levchuk, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Dzerkalo Tyzhnia On October 06, 2016 Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (Ukrainian Parliament) voted in favor of prolongation of moratorium on sale of agricultural lands till January 01, 2018. To enter into force the law must also be endorsed by the President. Extension of the ban […]

Galyna P. Melnyk
Foreign Exchange Stumbling Blocks for Foreign Investors 10/2016

Galyna Melnyk, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Jurist&Zakon Investment attractiveness of a country is measured, among other things, with consideration for simplicity and comprehensibility for a foreign investor of local legislative rules for making an investment, receiving profits from it, its alienation, or their repatriation abroad. Unfortunately, Ukraine has quite rigid and […]

Ievgeniia V. Makarenko
Practical Aspects of Confidentiality in Arbitration 10/2016

Ievgeniia Makarenko, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Jurist&Zakon The question of confidentiality often arises when considering disputes between the major international business market entities in connection with the possible risk of inflicting harm during disclosure of certain information. The concept of confidentiality implies several aspects. First of all, confidentiality of arbitration proceedings […]


Is It Possible to Punish the Criminals in MH17 Case? The Court Perspectives 10/2016

Arseniy Herasymiv, attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: European Pravda The report of the joint investigation team and the Dutch Prosecutor’s Office regarding the circumstances of shooting down the passenger plane of Malaysian Airlines (flight MH17), which was released to public on September 28, 2016, is a one more step towards bringing the […]

Galyna P. Melnyk
Who Pays the Land Tax when Changing the Property Owner? 10/2016

Galyna Melnyk, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Forbes.ua How can a former owner of a building minimize risks during transfer of ownership, and whether a new owner should expect additional charges as long as the land is not registered in his name? Despite close attention to land use and related aspects of […]


Yanukovych v. Ukraine: Who Won and Who Lost in the EU Court 10/2016

Dmytro Shemelin, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: European Pravda On September 15, 2016, the European Court (located in Luxembourg. – EP) announced the judgment in the case T-346/14 under the claim of Viktor Yanukovych to the Council of the European Union on removal of the former President from the EU sanctions lists. […]

Mariia S. Koval
Industrial Espionage: Prevention, Rapid Legal Response 09/2016

Mariia Koval, attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Jurist&Zakon Industrial (commercial) espionage is a kind of unfair competition, which is quite common in today’s world. Industrial espionage is an activity aimed at illegal ferreting of information constituting commercial value. According to Article 16 of the Law of Ukraine “On Unfair Competition” illegal commercial […]


The State “Privatization” of Issue of Classification Certificates in the Sphere of Shipping Industry is Restraining the Procedure of Creation of the Institute of Private Registers in Ukraine 09/2016

Dmytro Shemelin, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Yurydychna Praktyka Today in Ukraine, as well as in the Russian Federation, the unified state classification company exists in the form of the Register of maritime traffic which was “inherited” from the times of USSR. At the same time the major part of classification societies […]


Execution of Multi-Tiered Arbitration Clauses: Problems and Perspectives 09/2016

Dmytro Shemelin, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Jurist&Zakon As a Molierian protagonist did not have a clue that he was speaking in prose, the majority of agreement makers are not aware that the reference to the necessity of holding negotiations prior to transfer of a certain case to arbitration has a gallant […]

Iryna V. Kuzina
The Planned Cancellation of VAT Special Treatment for Agrarians and European Experience – Is the Game Worth the Candle? 09/2016

Iryna Kuzina, attorney, Head of Kharkiv office at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Ukrainian News As you know, the essence of VAT special treatment until 2015 was that the agricultural enterprises transferred to the special bank account the amount of tax that other companies would pay to the budget. The funds were used for […]

Galyna P. Melnyk
Top-5 Amendments to the Tax Code Proposed by the Ministry of Finance 09/2016

Galyna Melnyk, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Forbes.ua Last week the draft law “On Amendments to the Tax Code of Ukraine” was published on the website of the Ministry of Finance. At the moment, the draft has not yet been submitted to the Verkhovna Rada and has the status of a preliminary […]

Mariia S. Koval
How Useful Can Be the Supreme Court on Intellectual Property? 09/2016

Mariia Koval, attorney at law at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Forbes.ua On September 30 this year the Law of Ukraine “On the Judicial System and Status of Judges” becomes effective, which the parliamentarians adopted on June 2, 2016, and the President Petro Poroshenko signed a months and a half later. According to the […]

Olena L. Omelchenko
Second Defeat of Russia in the WTO: Why Is It so Important for Ukraine? 09/2016

Olena Omelchenko, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: European Pravda As expected, last Friday the report of the Panel of Arbitrators was published on the WTO website within the framework of dispute settlement procedure of the World Trade Organization (WTO) on ban on imports of pork from the European Union introduced by Russia. […]

Galyna P. Melnyk
E-declaration: Who, What, When 09/2016

Galyna Melnyk, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Ekonomichna Pravda The day before the National Agency for the Prevention of Corruption decided to launch the system of electronic declaration. The new system presupposes replacement of the old paper-based declarations by the new electronic ones that which are filled in on the agency’s website. […]

Roman V. Marchenko
Who Will Pay the Bills of MH17? 09/2016

Roman Marchenko, Attorney at Law, Senior Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: UNIAN In early August, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) began consideration of the complaint filed against Ukraine in the case on crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over the Donbas on July 17, 2014. The relatives of the dead […]

Oleksandr Y. Fefelov
The Lesson Worth EUR 13 bln. Why the Dispute Between the European Commission and Apple Is Important for Ukraine 09/2016

Oleksandr Fefelov, Attorney at Law, Head of Antitrust and Competition Practice at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: European Pravda The European Commission adopted a truly landmark decision – it recognized as unacceptable state aid the tax preferences granted by Ireland to two companies of Apple Group. The Commission found that the tax preferences granted […]

Olena L. Omelchenko
Russia Lost the First Case in the WTO. What Comes Next? 09/2016

Olena Omelchenko, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: European Pravda The Report of the Group of Arbitrators, which confirmed that application of certain import duties by the Russian Federation does not comply with the country’s obligations in the WTO has been recently published on the site of the World Trade Organization. This decision […]

Andriy M. Konoplya
Captivity of Rehabilitation 09/2016

Andriy Konoplya, insolvency receiver, attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Yurydychna Praktyka The debtor’s solvency restoration procedure, which is regulated in terms of rehabilitation and often involves a complex mechanism of its implementation. The Law of Ukraine “On Restoring Debtor’s Solvency or Declaring a Debtor Bankrupt” is aimed at restoring solvency of the […]

Galyna I. Lefor
The Norms and Content 08/2016

Galyna Lefor, attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Yurydychna Praktyka Deprivation of parental rights does not relieve parents from the obligation to support their children As it is stated in the Convention on the Rights of the Child (1959) “the child, for the full and harmonious development of his or her personality, should […]

Mariia S. Koval
Case Law on Challenging Conclusion of License Agreements 08/2016

Mariia Koval, attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Jurist&Zakon Conclusion of license agreements has not been losing its relevance for a long time and remains the most attractive form of disposal of its exclusive rights for intellectual property owners. License agreement allows the copyright holders to grant licenses for use of belonging to […]

Iryna V. Kuzina
Draft Law on Offences. Hidden Rocks of the Document 08/2016

Iryna Kuzina, attorney, Head of Kharkiv office at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Ukrainian News The Draft law No. 2897 “On introduction of amendments to certain legislative acts of Ukraine regarding establishment of criminal offences” was registered by Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on May 19, 2016 and prepared for the first reading. In mass […]

Leonid O. Gilevich
Particularities of Dismissing Employees if a Company Goes Bankrupt 08/2016

Leonid Gilevich, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Jurist&Zakon In case of opening bankruptcy proceedings of a company, as well as shortly before such proceedings a matter of utmost importance, namely dismissal of personnel, may arise. Dismissal may happen at any stage of the bankruptcy. Article 47 of the Law of Ukraine “On […]

Oleksandr S. Dementiev
Why Turkey Will not Violate the European Convention on Human Rights 08/2016

Oleksandr Dementiev, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: European Pravda The world’s media and the public with a genuine concern follow the events in Turkey in connection with the attempt to seize power on July 15. During the clashes in Ankara and Istanbul, the military men dropped two bombs on the buildings of […]

Oleksandr Y. Fefelov
Why the EU Is Successfully Fighting against Cartels? Example Worth EUR 3 bln 08/2016

Oleksandr Fefelov, Attorney at Law, Head of Antitrust and Competition Practice at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: European Pravda It is no secret that competition in a market economy is a prerequisite for its sustainability. Without fair economic competition and its protection systems on the part of individual states, state entities or unions it […]

Galyna P. Melnyk
Exchange of Tax Information: When the Secret Will Come to Light? 08/2016

Galyna Melnyk, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Ekonomichna Pravda In April 2016 the Head of the State Financial Service made a statement on Ukraine’s readiness to joint a multi-party agreement on exchange of tax information. He expressed hopes that it will allow Ukraine, as early as from the beginning of 2017, to […]

Mariia S. Koval
The Consequences of the Law on Quotas for Ukrainian-Language Songs for the Broadcasters 08/2016

Mariia Koval, attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Ukrainian News In June the Verkhovna Rada adopted the law that imposes quotas on the share of Ukrainian-language products in the total volume of songs broadcast by TV and radio companies. Adoption of the rule was accompanied by the fierce debate among politicians, performing artists […]


Lithuanian Court Refused Extradition to Ukraine of the Accused of Embezzlement of USD 6 bln 08/2016

On Friday, July 29, the Court of Appeal of Lithuania refused extradition to Ukraine and Kazakhstan of Syrym Shalabayev, accused of misappropriation and embezzlement of USD 6 bln. It is reported by Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm representing the Ukrainian and Kazakhstani BTA Bank, the victims of the actions of Ablyazov-Shalabayev organized crime group. In […]

Ivan V. Stasyuk
New Circumstances and New Evidence in Establishing Identity of Claims 07/2016

Ivan Stasyuk, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Journal of Economic Justice of Russian Federation Два иска, имеющие один и тот же предмет спора и предъявленные тем же истцом к тому же ответчику, не будут являться тождественными при условии различия в их основании. Этот тезис достаточно очевиден, поскольку для констатации тождества исков необходимо […]


What Is Wrong with the Law on Financial Restructuring 07/2016

Oleksandr Denysenko, attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Ekonomichna Pravda Does everyone remember the draft Law “On financial restructuring”? It was introduced by the Government to the Verkhovna Rada in late autumn last year, and the parliament approved it only on June 14, 2016. The document was drafted “to overcome the negative effects […]

Oleksii V. Khrystoforov
New Principles of European Football Security. What is to Be Changed by Ukraine 07/2016

Oleksii Khrystoforov, attorney at law at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: European Pravda On July 03, 2016 at the territory of Stade de France officials of the Council of Europe, UEFA, the French Government and a number of ministers of the EU countries witnessed the official ceremony of signing the Council of Europe Convention […]

Olena L. Omelchenko
Transit Dissonance. How to Make Russia Play by the Rules 07/2016

Olena Omelchenko, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Source: Ekonomichna Pravda Decree of the President of Russia No. 319 of July 1, 2016 introduced a temporary ban on road and rail transportation of Ukrainian goods. It refers to the goods in respect of which the Russian Federation applies the rates of import customs duties different from […]

Iryna V. Kuzina
Obstacles to investments to IT sphere in Ukraine 06/2016

Iryna Kuzina, attorney at law, Head of Kharkiv office of Ilyashev & Partners Source: Yurydychna Praktyka Nowadays search of a foreign investor by Ukrainian IT companies is carried out like this – the bravehearted go abroad (to Silicon Valley, in particular) and, if lucky and in case of having good connections, find investors. Speaking from […]


Complaint Procedure and Writ Proceedings 06/2016

Ivan Stasyuk, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Source: Corporate Jurist The arbitration proceedings will never be the same again. On June 1, 2016, mandatory complaint procedure will become effective. Court order, a new institution used in courts of general jurisdiction, will appear. The rules of summary proceedings will be corrected. What will the novelties bring? […]

Ivan O. Bozhko
The Reason for Putting Visa-Free Regime on Hold 06/2016

Ivan Bozhko, attorney at lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Source: UNIAN On June 10 in the course of the scheduled meeting of the European Council (with participation of the ministers of justice and of the ministers of internal affairs of the countries – members of the European Union) participants discussed the matters of liberalization of […]

Ivan V. Stasyuk
Competition of Claims of the Preceding and Subsequent Mortgagee During Restoration of Pledge 06/2016

Ivan Stasyuk, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Source: Journal of Economic Justice of Russian Federation In case No. А55-26194/2013 the panel of judges of the court panel on economic disputes of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation (hereinafter – the “Panel”) considered the matter of superiority of pledges if the initial pledge was terminated […]

Iryna V. Kuzina
Particularities of Protection of Assets in the Agrarian Sphere 06/2016

Iryna Kuzina, attorney at law, Head of Kharkiv office of Ilyashev & Partners Source: Jurist&Zakon The principal task of protection of all types of assets is not to allow “illegal takeover” of a company, i.e. re-registration of corporate rights in it and seizure of official executive positions by outsiders. Assets of an agricultural enterprise are […]

Iryna V. Kuzina
Wave and Peace 06/2016

Iryna Kuzina, attorney at law, Head of Kharkiv office of Ilyashev & Partners Source: Yurydychna Praktyka People’s deputies of Ukraine propose to amend the Code of Criminal Procedure of Ukraine (CCP), which, in their opinion, should make it impossible to conduct unlawful searches. What good can it do? Judging by direction of suggestions and a […]

Iryna V. Kuzina
Draft Law on Searches: Missing the Mark 06/2016

Iryna Kuzina, attorney at law, Head of Kharkiv office of Ilyashev & Partners Source: Forbes.ua On the agenda of the parliament on June 14 is consideration in the first reading of the draft law No. 3719 on amending the Code of Criminal Procedure of Ukraine regarding some aspects of investigatory actions for provision of additional […]


Particularities of New Antimonopoly Legislation 06/2016

Mykola Aleksiuk, attorney at law at Ilyashev & Partners Source: Novoe Vremya In January this year Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (the Parliament) approved important amendments introduced to the Law of Ukraine “On protection of economic competition”. These amendments, in the first place, are directed at deregulation of sphere of mergers and acquisitions. It is stipulated […]

Olena L. Omelchenko
Ukraine Changes Approach to Disputes in the WTO. What Will Change for Business 06/2016

Olena Omelchenko, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Source: European Pravda Ukraine has been a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO) for eight years, but it has insignificant experience in settlement of trade disputes, especially as a plaintiff. Obviously, the number of cases does not evidence unwillingness of the state of Ukraine to protect own […]

Oleksandr S. Dementiev
Will the ECtHR Accept a Lawsuit Against the Russian Federation from Relatives of Victims of MH17 06/2016

Oleksadr Dementiev, lawyer at Law at Ilyashev & Partners Source: European Pravda In May the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) received a lawsuit against Russia from the relatives of victims of MH17 airliner that crashed in Donbas on July 17, 2014. As noted in various sources, the applicants accuse the Russian Federation of violating […]

Olena L. Omelchenko
Ukraine is Practicing to Protect Itself from Import. Are We Violating Association Agreement? 06/2016

Olena Omelchenko, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: European Pravda Recently there have been many intergovernmental meetings and forums, as well as declarations made regarding promotion of Ukrainian export to foreign markets. Protection of the internal market has been less noticeable, apart from specific trade limitations introduced in connection with embargo and suspension […]


Mighty Dnipro: Decommunization or a Mere Economic Waste 06/2016

Mykola Aleksiuk, Attorney at Law at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Forbes.ua On May 19, 2016 Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine upheld two decrees in order to bring the names of geographical objects in compliance with requirements of the Law of Ukraine “On the condemnation of the communist and national socialist (Nazi) regimes and prohibition […]

Ivan O. Bozhko
Should You Litigate if You Do Not Like Gorishni Plavni? 06/2016

Ivan Bozhko, Attorney at Law at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: UNIAN On May 19, 2016, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, in accordance with the requirements of the Law “On condemnation of the communist and national socialist (Nazi) totalitarian regimes in Ukraine and prohibition of propaganda of their symbols”, adopted Resolution “On renaming of […]

Andriy B. Lytvyn
Who Will Protect Ukrainian Banks From Credit Card Swindlers? 06/2016

Andriy Lytvyn, Attorney at Law at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Ekonomichna Pravda The Ukrainian banking system is experiencing difficult times. A large number of borrowers are not willing to settle their credit indebtedness. To avoid civil responsibility for defaulted loans borrowers resort to various schemes. Recently one of the types of credit card […]

Oleksandr Y. Fefelov
Competition in a European Manner: How Much State Support of the Manufacturer Contradicts the EU Standards 05/2016

Oleksandr Fefelov, Attorney at Law, Head of Antitrust and Competition Practive at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Forbes.ua In May this year the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine registered order of the Antimonopoly Committee, which approved the procedure for consideration of cases on state aid. Recently, the AMC has completed establishment of the state […]

Oleksandr Y. Fefelov
A Step Towards Improvement of Investment Climate in Ukraine 05/2016

Oleksandr Fefelov, Attorney at Law, Head of Antitrust and Competition Practive at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: UNIAN On May 18 amendments to the key law in the system of antimonopoly regulation in Ukraine – the Law of Ukraine “On protection of economic competition”, came into force. The amendments are related to increase of […]

Olena L. Omelchenko
Chinese Dilemma. Will the Decision of the EU Cause a Trade War? 05/2016

Olena Omelchenko, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: European Pravda On May 12 this year the European Parliament passed a joint resolution about the status of Chinese economy. This decision provoked heated disputes in the EU as soon as it expressly influences the level of trade protection of the EU internal market. From […]

Mariia S. Koval
Intellectual Property Rights for the Created IT-product: Problem Points 05/2016

Mariia Koval, Attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Jurist&Zakon The rapid development of IT-sphere requires attention to adequate protection of intellectual property rights for IT-products. The issue of comprehensive protection of computer programs, software and similar products remains open to a large extent. The first problem: lack of appropriate comprehensive protection of software […]

Olena L. Omelchenko
Trade Conflict with Moldova: Reaction Options for Ukraine 05/2016

Olena Omelchenko, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: European Pravda On April 27 this year at its meeting Moldovan Government passed a Decree establishing a tariff quota for certain goods imported from Ukraine. It means that towards the goods imported over the established quota Moldova will charge a duty at the level of […]

Ivan O. Bozhko
Why Did the Ministry of Justice Open the Register of Legal Entities and Individual Entrepreneurs? 05/2016

Ivan Bozhko, Attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Forbes.ua While still at the stage of drafting, the federal law on peculiarities of repayment and extrajudicial settlement of debts of borrowers residing in the territory of the Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol, called intense interest of lawyers. Its provisions are interpreted ambiguously even after […]

Oleksandr I. Vygovskyy
Changing the Status of Joint Stock Companies. What Will Be the Result of Amendments in Corporate Legislation 05/2016

Oleksandr Vygovskyy, Attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Ukrainian News One of the major innovations in the legislation on joint stock companies that become effective on May 1, 2016, is deletion of the existing requirement that the quantitative composition of shareholders of PrJSC can not exceed 100 shareholders. Until now, for many public […]

Mariia S. Koval
Ukraine’s New Cyber Security Strategy, the Measures and Priorities Set Out in the Strategy, the Current State of Cyber Security Law in the Ukraine and Whether the New Cyber Security Strategy Is Enough to Adequately Protect the Ukraine Against Cyber Crime 05/2016

Mariia Koval, Attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Cyber Security Law & Practice Information technologies are rapidly developing today, creating serious threats for national and international security all over the world. On March 15, 2016 the Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council’s resolution “On the Cyber Security Strategy of Ukraine” has been enforced […]

Oleksandr I. Vygovskyy
Why Change Private Status of Joint Stock Companies Into Public 04/2016

Oleksandr Vygovskyy, Attorney at Law at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Novoe vremya The Law of Ukraine “On introduction of amendments into certain Ukrainian acts of legislation related to protection of the investors’ interests” comes into force on May 01, 2016. In particular, the legislator substantially modifies many key provisions of the Law of […]

Olena L. Omelchenko
EU Changes the Customs Regulations. What Ukrainian Business Should Be Aware of? 04/2016

Olena Omelchenko, Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: European Pravda As early as from May 01 of the current year the main part of provisions of the EU’s new Union Customs Code (adopted in October 2013) will come into force. Transition to the supranational unified customs system will be carried out gradually and […]

Galyna P. Melnyk
Foreign Exchange Restrictions: Contemporary Problems 04/2016

Galyna Melnyk, Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Jurist&Zakon Abridged phrases used in this article: – Decree of the NBU No. 140 – the Decree of the Board of the National Bank of Ukraine “On settlement of the situation at the monetary-and-credit and foreign exchange market of Ukraine” as of March 03, 2016 […]

Mariia S. Koval
Using the Terms “Natural” and “Organic” on Food Packaging 04/2016

Mariia Koval, Attorney at Law at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Jurist&Zakon The question of indication of certain terms on food packaging, in particular, the term “natural”, is not directly regulated by the Ukrainian legislation, and thus, there is no either direct permit, or direct prohibition on its use. According to the general rule, […]


Is the Law Fair? 04/2016

Yan Akhramovich, Attorney at Law of Simferopol office at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Ezh-Jurist While still at the stage of drafting, the federal law on peculiarities of repayment and extrajudicial settlement of debts of borrowers residing in the territory of the Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol, called intense interest of lawyers. Its provisions […]

Natalia Y. Levchuk
Property Management: Real Estate 04/2016

Natalia Levchuk, Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Jurist&Zakon An owner of a real estate object may perform the management of such object independently or by engaging an administrator (administration company). In such case if a real estate object represents a part of core assets of the owner such administration, as a rule, […]

Olena L. Omelchenko
Legal Market Trends in International Trade (Deals, Cases, Volumes, Nature and Type) 2015 04/2016

Olena Omelchenko, Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Ukrainian Law Firms: Handbook for Foreign Clients 2016 Last year was filled with factors that had a clear-cut impact on foreign trade. On the one hand, any impulse to trade remained out of the question due to ongoing economic downturn, drastic devaluation of Ukrainian hryvnia […]

Oleksandr I. Vygovskyy
Restructuring of the Loans Taken out by Legal Entities: How Will the Law Influence the Situation and What Will Be the Implications 04/2016

Oleksandr Vygovskyy, Attorney at Law at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm, Patent Attorneys of Ukraine Source: Forbes.ua Last week Verkhovna Rada approved, in principle, the Draft Law No. 3555 which introduces special procedure of voluntary financial restructuring of corporate debtors. In contrast with the procedures, stipulated by the Law of Ukraine “On restoration of solvency […]

Mariia S. Koval
How to Protect Intellectual Property in IT 04/2016

Mariia Koval, attorney at law at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Forbes.ua And what global trends should be taken into account in the Ukrainian legislation. Ukraine is a leader among countries-violators of intellectual property rights. It was published in early February in a special annual report of the International Intellectual Property Alliance for the […]

Irina A. Kirichenko
Mobilization: Medical Contraindications and Legal Reservations 04/2016

Irina Kirichenko, Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm, Patent Attorneys of Ukraine Source: Apteka Recent tragic events in Brussels in March this year strongly suggest illusiveness of the peace in the whole world, and the threat of terrorism is becoming more and more topical even in the most trouble-free western countries. Our State, unfortunately, […]

Iryna V. Kuzina
The Idea of Mandatory Video Recording of the First Interrogation is Positive From the Point of View of the Defense 04/2016

Iryna Kuzina, Attorney at Law, Head of Kharkiv office of Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Yurydychna Praktyka The idea of mandatory video recording of the first interrogation is positive from the point of view of the defense. If the investigator can invent the minutes of the interrogation and give for signature of the suspect […]

Iryna V. Kuzina
Top-5 Security Rules for Company Founder 04/2016

Iryna Kuzina, Attorney at Law, Head of Kharkiv office of Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Novoe vremya Case law evidences that business owners increasingly become the victims of their personnel decisions and carelessness. How not to lose control of the situation and assets in the enterprise? Below we offer some tips, based on our […]

Natalia Y. Levchuk
Land Charges in 2016: Rates of the Land Tax and of Lease Payments Increased 04/2016

Natalia Levchuk, Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Jurist&Zakon Land tax Amendments introduced into the Tax Code of Ukraine by the Law of Ukraine 71-VIII as of December 28, 2014 increased the marginal measures of the land tax rates. If the previously effective version of the Code established a fixed tax rate in […]

Olena L. Omelchenko
The Second Trade Front Moldova Gets Ready to Defend Against Ukrainian Export 04/2016

Olena Omelchenko, Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: European Pravda Following the Russian Federation, which has unilaterally suspended the Free Trade Zone Agreement, Moldova began to think about the possibility of a temporary suspension of its obligations in respect of imports of certain goods from Ukraine. In March of the current year, the […]


How can Ukraine Protect its Citizens Sentenced in Russia 03/2016

Artem Orel, Attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: UNIAN Nadezhda Savchenko’s criminal case, sentence in which was pronounced on March 22, bears a notable political connotation. Statements about political motivations of judges made by Nadezhda’s defense lawyers are fairly justified. In particular, this is testified by repeated violation by the judges of such […]

Ivan O. Bozhko
Visa-Free Regime: EU Formal Requirements and Realities of Ukrainian Legal Environment 03/2016

Ivan Bozhko, Attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Forbes.ua Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has actually passed the whole package of documents required for liberalization of visa regime with the European Union. What is to be expected? Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has recently passed in the second reading the last of the necessary laws […]


Lawmaker Reduced the Risks of Legal Blocking of Privatization 03/2016

Mykola Burtovyi, Attorney at Law, Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Ukrainian News Amendments to the legislation regulating privatization adopted by the Verkhovna Rada reduced the risks of legal blocking of the privatization. It was reported to the Ukrainian News by Mykola Burtovyi, attorney at law at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm. He recalled that […]

Iryna V. Kuzina
Who May Be Subject to Special Confiscation? 03/2016

Iryna Kuzina, attorney at law, Head of Kharkiv office of Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Novoe vremya Many lawyers have already called the draft law No. 4057 adopted on March 17, 2016 in the first reading as violating basic legal principles. However, ordinary citizens are more interested in whether the amendments will affect them […]

Maksym V. Kopeychykov
The EU Strengthens Tax Control. How Will It Affect Ukraine? 03/2016

Maksym Kopeychykov, Attorney at Law, Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: European Pravda The EU intends to strengthen control over tax evasion, first of all – by large companies. For this purpose the European Commission is preparing legislative initiatives on development of the recently enacted package of regulations aimed at combating tax evasion. […]

Iryna V. Kuzina
Registration of Enterprise at the Place of Registration of Founder: Legal Assessment 03/2016

Iryna Kuzina, attorney at law, Head of Kharkiv office of Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Buhgalter 911 In accordance with Article 93 of the Civil Code of Ukraine as amended on December 02, 2010, location of a legal entity is the actual place of business or location of the office, where daily management of […]


Jurisdiction to Prosecute Those Guilty of MH17 Crash 03/2016

Arseniy Herasymiv, Attorney at law at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Liga Responsibility for crashing of Boeing airplane must be borne not only by the crime perpetrators, but also by politicians. However, it will be difficult to reach any progress in the criminal investigation without exerting pressure onto the Russian Federation. On February 17-19, […]


Who Will Protect Ukraine in Courts? 03/2016

Dmytro Shemelin, Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: UNIAN This week, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine decided to hire international advisors and law firms to protect the interests of the Ukrainian state in international courts. There are two conceptual approaches globally towards protection of the state interests in international court proceedings. Using […]

Andriy B. Lytvyn
Topical issues of Case Law on Securing Performance of Obligations 03/2016

Andriy Lytvyn, Attorney at Law, Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Jurist&Zakon In the past two years, Ukraine has experienced significant political and economic turmoil that influenced financial and banking systems of our country very much. As a result, to date liquidation procedure has been applied to 65 banks. Each debtor must realize that introduction […]

Oleksandr Y. Fefelov
Recent Events on the Way of Implementation of EU Competition Rules into Ukrainian Legal System 03/2016

Oleksandr Fefelov, Attorney at Law, Head of Antitrust and Competition Practice Source: Jurist&Zakon On January 26, 2015 Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine passed a Law “On introduction of amendments into the Law of Ukraine “On protection of economic competition” (as for improvement of the system of control over economic concentration)” which represents one of the number […]


London Court Denies Extradition of the Suspect Charged with Embezzlement of 6 billion US Dollars due to the Declarations Made by Ukrainian State Official 03/2016

Westminster Magistrates’ Court proclaimed its judgment to dismiss the official request lodged by the Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine for extradition of ex-Chairman of the Board of BTA Bank (the Republic of Kazakhstan), Mr. Roman Solodchenko, who was charged with a conspiracy to obtain property fraudulently by abuse of trust and improper performance by an […]

Iryna V. Kuzina
Amendments to the “Savchenko’s Law” Can Really Work only for “Newcomers” Detained after its Entry into Force 03/2016

Iryna Kuzina,  Attorney at law, Head of Kharkiv office at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source:  The Yurydychna Praktyka Boryslav Bereza and Igor Lutsenko proposed to introduce amendments to the “Savchenko’s law”. The draft law “On amendments to the Criminal Code of Ukraine (regarding improvement of the procedure for counting by the court of the term […]

Ivan O. Bozhko
The National Agency for Discovery and Administration of Property has the Right to Exercise its Powers only after Imposing Seizure onto the Certain Property 02/2016

Ivan Bozhko, Attorney at Law, Dnipropetrovsk office of Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Yurydychna Praktyka The Ukrainian Parliament made the first step towards transfer of powers to the National Agency of Ukraine for discovery, search and administration of assets received on the basis of corruption and other crimes. The powers are related not only to saving […]

Oleksandr I. Vygovskyy
Amendments to Corporate and Procedural Law Introduced by the Law of Ukraine “On Amendments to Some Legislative Acts of Ukraine on Protection of Investors’ Rights” 02/2016

Oleksandr Vygovskyy, Attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Companion On May 1, 2016, amendments to corporate and procedural law introduced by the Law of Ukraine “On amendments to some legislative acts of Ukraine on protection of investors’ rights” of April 07, 2015 becomes effective. Other noteworthy innovation is the possibility of filing the […]

Galyna P. Melnyk
The Matter of Cancellation of VAT Preferential Rate for Supply of Pharmaceutical Products 02/2016

Galyna Melnyk, Tax Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Apteka At its web-site the International Monetary Fund Ukraine has published a report No. 16/25 (January 2016) related to Ukraine entitled “Technical Assistance Report-Reducing Social Security Contributions and Improving the Corporate and Small Business Tax System”. According to the report it is advised […]

Irina A. Kirichenko
Forced Import Substitution or Where Does TRIPS+ Lead? 02/2016

Irina Kirichenko, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm, patent attorney of Ukraine Source: The Apteka According to the median analysis of economic research carried out by Bloomberg L.P. in 2016 Ukrainian economy will be rated in the ranking as the 5-th most “miserable” country in the world after Greece, South Africa, Argentina and Venezuela. In the […]

Maksym V. Kopeychykov
Effectiveness of Anti-Money Laundering Strategy Will Depend on the Relevant Regulations 02/2016

Maksym Kopeychykov, Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Interfax Proposed by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine ‘Strategy of development of the system of prevention and counteraction to legalization (laundering) of proceeds from crime, terrorist financing and financing of proliferation of weapons of mass destruction for the period up to 2020” is declarative […]

Lesia V. Samarina
It Is Proposed to Make Clear that only Cases Directly Referred to by Law Are Excluded from the Jurisdiction of Arbitration Courts, Attorney L. Samarina 02/2016

Lesya Samarina, Attorney at Law,  Head of Dnipropetrovsk office, Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Yurydychna Praktyka People’s deputies of Ukraine propose to amend the Law of Ukraine “On courts of arbitration” to bring it in compliance with the international rules of arbitration, draft law No. 3660. Lesia Samarina, attorney, head of Dnipropetrovsk office of Ilyashev […]


Is European Court Going to Lift Sanctions on Yanukovych’s Associates? 02/2016

Dmytro Shemelin, Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Ekonomichna Pravda Recently proclaimed decisions upheld by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) under the claims on lifting sanctions on the former Ukrainian officials raised predictable indignation of Ukrainian mass media. However, if treated calmly the situation does not seem to be very grave. […]


Draft Law No. 3769 Proposes to Reduce Significantly the Court Fee in Case of Electronic Court Proceedings 02/2016

Mykola Burtovyi, Attorney at Law, Ilyashev & Partners Source:  The Yurydychna Praktyka Two presidential draft laws: No. 3769 “On amendments to certain legislative acts of Ukraine regarding introduction of writ proceedings in civil and commercial proceedings” and No. 3768 “On amendments to certain legislative acts of Ukraine regarding introduction of automated arrest of money in civil and […]

Galyna P. Melnyk
The Great Withdrawal: How $ 116 bln Were Withdrawn from Ukraine 02/2016

Galyna Melnyk, Tax Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Liga In the course of ten-year period Ukraine suffered withdrawal of $ 116 bln and this trend is still persisting. Galyna Melnyk, a lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm describes the schemes applied to facilitate such withdrawal. Global Financial Integrity has recently […]

Oleksandr I. Vygovskyy
There Are no Guarantees that Banking Secrecy Will Remain Secrecy 02/2016

Oleksandr Vygovskyy, Attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Forbes The Law on Amendments to the Budget Code of Ukraine, No. 3629, sets forth a provision on the citizens’ right of access to banking secrecy. It is assumed that the Ministry of Finance and other agencies will be able to gain full and unrestricted […]


The President Signed the Law on Improvement of the Procedure related to Including by the Court of the Term of Detention under Remand into the Term of the Final Sentence 01/2016

Comment by Iryna Kuzina,  Attorney at law, Head of Kharkiv office at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source:  The Yurydychna Praktyka The President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, has endorsed the law No. 768-VIII “On introduction of amendments to the Criminal Code of Ukraine as for improvement of the procedure of including by the court of the […]

Maksym V. Kopeychykov
Laws on Decentralization Facilitating Business Activities are Conceptually Good, but are More Difficult to Implement on Practice 01/2016

Maksym Kopeychykov, Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Business Maksym Kopeychykov, Attorney, Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm has his concerns that certain sound ideas stipulated by laws on decentralization will be neutralized by their poor execution It may happen that as early as this week the President will sign all […]

Roman V. Marchenko
Attorney Marchenko: Mukhtar Ablyazov Has to Change a French Prison into a Russian One 01/2016

Roman Marchenko, Attorney at Law, Senior Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Vesti.ru France decided to extradite Mukhtar Ablyazov, a former owner of AMT Bank (Russia) and BTA Bank (Kazakhstan), accused of multi-billion dollar embezzlement. However, it does not necessarily mean that the fraudster will soon go to trial in the Russian Federation. Roman […]


Annual Results in Aviation 01/2016

Arseniy Herasymiv, attorney at law, Ilyashev & Partners Source: The Yurliha This year attention of the society was captivated by the aviation industry, in particular by regulatory activities of the Government in this sphere. The sphere may not be characterized by frequent changes as long as the regulatory acts approved here are directly or indirectly […]

Maksym V. Kopeychykov
Law Is on Hold. Ukrainian Laws that It Is High Time to Change 01/2016

Maksym Kopeychykov, Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Focus The Parliament of Ireland has recently canceled 5,782 obsolete acts of legislation. What legal standards in the Ukrainian legislation it is time to declare obsolete? Do you condemn the marriage of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn? In this case, you could easily pass […]

Oleksandr S. Dementiev
Why Refusal of the Russian Federation to Execute Judgments of International Courts Is Dangerous? 01/2016

Oleksandr Dementiev, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Source: The Evropeiska Pravda On December 4 the State Duma of the Russian Federation adopted the law giving the Constitutional Court the right to declare impossible execution in Russia of judgments of international courts. According to the draft law, the Constitutional Court may enable the Russian authorities to […]

Olena L. Omelchenko
Scylla and Charybdis of Ukrainian and Russian Trade 01/2016

Olena  Omelchenko, Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Jurliga A political dialogue has always played an important role in trade relations between the Russian Federation and Ukraine which allowed resolving any trade problems. Political elites and high-ranking state officials coordinated the terms of lifting trade barriers, introduced them into the protocols of a […]


A Visible Reform 01/2016

Artem Orel, Attorney at Law at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Unian During the current week the Ministry officials report on the work done during the year. And the Ministry of Internal Affairs is no exception. The most visible part of reform of the law enforcement system is restructuring of the Ministry of Internal […]

Iryna V. Kuzina
Application of the ratio: one day spent in remand prison (SIZO) = two days of freedom deprivation – is not expressly a positive thing to have 12/2015

Iryna Kuzina,  Attorney at law, Head of Kharkiv office at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source:  The Yurydychna Praktyka The People’s Deputies of Ukraine introduced amendments to Article 72(5) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine according to which it is proposed to introduce coefficient of time spent in remand prisons and time of serving a sentence […]

Galyna P. Melnyk
Quicker and Easier: What the CMU Changes in Appealing Tax Decisions 12/2015

Galyna Melnyk, Tax Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Liga Last week, the Ministry of Finance published a draft Law of Ukraine “On creation of competitive conditions in taxation and stimulation of economic activity in Ukraine”. What innovations are envisaged in appealing tax decisions and to what extent it will facilitate the […]


Sanctions against Yanukovych and Azarov: What Will Happen after Portnov Wins the Case in the European Court of Justice 12/2015

Dmytro Shemelin, Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Evropeiska Pravda On October 26, 2015, the European Court of Justice resolved the case under the claim of Andriy Portnov, adviser to a former President Yanukovych, to the EU Council of Ministers (case No. T-290/14) and determined to remove him from the EU sanctions list. […]

Oleksandr Y. Fefelov
Appearance of Strength 11/2015

Oleksandr Fefelov, Attorney at Law, Head of Antitrust and Competition Practice at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Yurydychna Praktyka The AMCU management considers appearance of a strong competitor in the market as the best possible and effective solution that will bring more benefits than problems to the public interest It is hard not […]


There Will Be Less Criminal Cases Initiated in the Event of Tax Default 11/2015

Galyna Melnyk, Tax Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Artem Orel, Attorney at Law at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source:  RBK Ukraine  On November 10, 2015 a Draft law No. 3448 “On introduction of amendments to the Tax Code of Ukraine in relation to particularities of criminal proceedings in tax relations and matters of […]

Oleksandr Y. Fefelov
An Energy Competition 11/2015

Oleksandr Fefelov, Attorney at Law, Head of Antitrust and Competition Practice at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Energobiznes –     Monopolist is the person occupying 35% of the market. But lately the AMCU declared that in the energy sphere market power is exerted by producers of electricity occupying 5-7% of the market. How do […]

Oleksandr Y. Fefelov
The Draft Law on Introduction of Amendments to the Law “On Protection of the Economic Competition” Was Passed in the First Reading on 12-th of November This Year. The Draft Law Regulates Improvement of Effectiveness of the System of Control Related to Economic Concentration 11/2015

Oleksandr Fefelov, Attorney at Law, Head of Antitrust and Competition Practice at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Companion Passing of the corresponding law is also stipulated by the obligations undertaken under the EU Association Agreement. According to the mentioned Agreement Ukraine is obliged to introduce the EU Regulation No. 139/2004 on the control of […]


Should the Crimea Be Deprived of the Free Economic Zone Status? 11/2015

Oleksandr Denysenko, Attorney at Law at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Forbes The new legislative initiative runs the risk of bringing duties and taxes on the peninsula out of the legal framework. On November 4, the draft law No. 3402 “On the Invalidation of the Law of Ukraine “On Creation of the Free Economic Zone “Crimea” […]

Lesia V. Samarina
Aggregate Loss of Ukrainian State Companies in the Current Year has Notably Exceeded the Last Year’s Figures 11/2015

Lesya Samarina, Attorney at Law,  Head of Dnipropetrovsk office, Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Yurydychna Praktyka Ukrainian state-owned companies may soon change their operation procedures. On November 12 of this year the people’s deputies passed a draft law No. 3062 “On introduction of amendments to certain acts of legislation of Ukraine on management of […]


What Danger Is Hidden for Business in a New Court Fee Payment Procedure? 11/2015

Mykola Burtovyi, Attorney at Law, Ilyashev & Partners Source:  The Liga Business will have to pay more for the courts with government agencies. It is bad. Government agencies will also have to pay more. It is good. Amendments to the Law of Ukraine “On Court Fee” became effective since September 1. Now a single approach […]


Will Private Sector Benefit from New International Arbitration? 11/2015

Dmytro Shemelin , Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Forbes The Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine offered to establish in Ukraine an independent arbitration body with engagement of foreign arbitrators to regain trust of investors to the country in the context of critically low level of trust towards existing judicial system. What […]

Irina A. Kirichenko
Moratorium on the Right 11/2015

Irina Kirichenko, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm, patent attorney of Ukraine Source: The Apteka No matter how much they might say that success of any business is conditioned by its focus on the clients’ interests, and competition is the method of the natural selection of the best of the best, relations between the entrepreneur and […]

Iryna V. Kuzina
Legitimate Heirs of the Deported Polish Citizens are Threatening Ukraine with Lawsuits. Is There a Cause to Be Afraid of Restitution? 11/2015

Iryna Kuzina,  Attorney at law, Head of Kharkiv office at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Ivan Bozhko, Attorney at Law, Dnipropetrovsk office of Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Dzerkalo Tyzhnia A recently established organization named “Restitution Kresy” is threatening to lodge lawsuits against Ukraine. The organization (which declares that it represents the interests of the Polish families deported from […]


Automatic Clean-up 11/2015

Oleksandr Denysenko, Attorney at Law at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Yurydychna Praktyka The Ukrainian court case automatic distribution system needs professional improvement The automatic court document flow system replaced the “manual” case distribution system by chairmen of the courts after adoption in 2010 of the Law of Ukraine “On the Judicial System and […]


A Number of Court Proceedings at the Moment of Occupation of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the City of Sevastopol Accounted for Dozens of Thousands 11/2015

Yan Akhramovich, Attorney at Law, Simferopol office of Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Yurydychna Praktyka A people’s deputy of Ukraine Ruslan Kniazevych is offering a new procedure of recovery of the lost materials of the court cases. In this respect he presented for consideration of Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine a draft law No. […]

Ivan O. Bozhko
A Line of Thought 11/2015

Ivan Bozhko, Attorney at Law, Dnipropetrovsk office of Ilyashev & Partners Source: The Yurydychna Praktyka Joint Stock Companies have to build an effective line of defense regarding although lawful, but generally unfair actions of minority shareholders Greenmail or corporate blackmail (threats and efforts to create obstacles in functioning of a joint stock company with the aim […]

Roman V. Marchenko
Russia’s Airlines Will Not be Able to Appeal Sanctions Introduced by Kyiv 11/2015

Roman Marchenko, Attorney at Law, Senior Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Ekonomichna Pravda On October 25, 2015 direct flights between Russia and Ukraine will be banned for a number of Russia’s airlines. Among them there are such giants as Aeroflot and Transaero (which was recently declared bankrupt). Among the reasons for introduction of […]

Roman V. Marchenko
Ukraine Is not an Aggrieved Party and Can not File a Compensation Claim against Ablyazov and His Accomplices 11/2015

Roman Marchenko, Attorney at Law, Senior Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: 112.ua In case of extradition of Ablyazov to Ukraine the country would be able to claim a significant portion of assets of the former banker Ukraine is not an aggrieved party and can not file a compensation claim against Mukhtar Ablyazov, the former […]

Oleksandr S. Dementiev
“Yanukovych v. Ukraine”. Case in the ECtHR 11/2015

Oleksandr Dementiev, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Source: The Unian On October 19, 2015, the Ukrainian news media published sounding headlines about Viktor Yanukovych and his application filed in the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR). According to information announced by the British litigation law firm Joseph Hage Aaronson LLP, which represents the former president of […]

Iryna V. Kuzina
Sowing Burden 10/2015

Iryna Kuzina,  Attorney at law, Head of Kharkiv office at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source:  The Yurydychna Praktyka The fate of crops after expiration of the term of rent of land, as well as availability of unclaimed property shares are the problematic issues of agrarians which are not resolved by court practice. In most cases […]


Will Ukraine Pay the Debts of Yanukovych? 10/2015

Dmytro Shemelin , Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Forbes It is generally unprofitable for foreign creditors to upset the fragile financial balance built in Ukraine due to favor of the IMF The Cabinet of Ministers declared the successful restructuring of all Eurobond issues, except for the “debt of Yanukovych”. While this is $3 […]


Cancellation of Free Economic Zone in Crimea: Implications for Business 10/2015

Oleksandr Denysenko, Attorney at Law at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Ekonomichna Pravda Recently there was news in the press that the law on creation of a free economic zone in the Crimea will be canceled. It was reported by the President Petro Poroshenko during a meeting with leaders of the Crimean Tatar people Mustafa […]


Facebook Loses Court Battle at the European Court of Justice 10/2015

Dmytro Shemelin , Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Evropeiska Pravda Certain statements that Facebook gathers and uses personal data of its users for its own purposes had been popular for quite a while, but later were somewhat forgotten: will any one voluntarily say no to Facebook, and, frankly speaking, what is to […]

Iryna V. Kuzina
Tax Reform: The Feedback Is Not Enough 10/2015

Iryna Kuzina,  Attorney at law, Head of Kharkiv office at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Unian Many entrepreneurs expected September 1, 2015 with the same awe as the first-graders. And if the latter began the first academic year at school, the entrepreneurs began a new “tax” period: on that day the updated wording of the […]

Oleksandr I. Vygovskyy
The Consequences of Insolvency of Bank “Finance and Credit” 10/2015

Oleksandr Vygovskyy, Attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Ekonomichna Pravda The head of the NBU Valery Gontareva said that the National Bank would apply to the courts of all necessary jurisdictions to implement personal guarantees of owners of insolvent banks that received stabilization loans. In this regard it is also interesting what are […]


The European Commission vs Gazprom. A Great Antimonopoly War 10/2015

Dmytro Shemelin , Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Evropeiska Pravda In autumn 2011 subsidiary companies of Gazprom in EU and at the offices of several European trading companies cooperating with Gazprom were visited by law-enforcement agencies who conducted search of the premises. A year after such jump-start the European Commission started investigation […]


Controversial Draft Law on the Special Confiscation Regime 10/2015

Artem Orel, Attorney at Law at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source:  Liga Artem Orel, attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm, analyzes the draft law of people’s deputy Tetyana Chornovol aimed at return of Yanukovych’s money to Ukraine One of the most discussed topics of the last week is the draft law of people’s deputy […]


Online Petitions: in Tune with the Times or “I Will Hear Everyone-2”? 10/2015

Mykola Burtovyi, Attorney at Law, Ilyashev & Partners Source:  The Ukrainska Pravda In July this year Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine supported the President’s draft law “On introduction of amendments to the Law “On the people’s appeals” regarding electronic circulation and online petitions”. The Law was amended with a regulation on new form of making electronic […]


Any Transactions with the Persons, Who Fell under the Sanctions against Russia, Will Be Legally Questionable 09/2015

Dmytro Shemelin , Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Interfax Any transactions with the persons, whose assets were blocked by sanctions against the Russian Federation, will be legally questionable, thus, economic activity of such persons in Ukraine may actually stop. This opinion Dmytro Shemelin, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm, expressed to Interfax-Ukraine […]

Roman V. Marchenko
Multi-billion Case of Ill-luck Banker – is the Test for Ukrainian Bank System 09/2015

Roman Marchenko, Attorney at Law, Senior Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Zerkalo nedely Multi-billion Case of Ill-luck Banker – is the Test for Ukrainian Bank System Roman Marchenko, the Senior Partner at the well-known Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm, shared his view as to how Ukraine can replenish its budget by bringing investigation […]

Maksym V. Kopeychykov
Lord and Master of Creditors: Who Will Benefit from the Law on Deposit Guarantee Fund 09/2015

Maksym Kopeychykov, Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Liga.net The Law on Deposit Guarantee Fund deprives large depositors of the opportunity to return their money, believes the lawyer Maksym Kopeychykov Not long ago, the Verkhovna Rada adopted the Law “On amendments to some legislative acts of Ukraine concerning improvement of deposit guarantee system and […]


Costly Promises 09/2015

Dmytro Shemelin , Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Dengi.ua Ukrainian Prime Minister, Arseniy Yatseniuk, ordered to carry out official investigation related to issue of the license to joint companies of NJSC Nafrogaz and foreign investors for mining exploration at the Black Sea shale. The scheme of cooperation between NJSC Nafrogaz and two Cyprus […]

Iryna V. Kuzina
The Law “On Regulation of Urban Development” Envisages Actual Responsibility of Government Officials for Their Illegal Decision 09/2015

Iryna Kuzina,  Attorney at law, Head of Kharkiv office at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Yurydychna Praktyka The Law of Ukraine “On amendments to some legislative acts of Ukraine on the decentralization of powers in the field of architectural and construction supervision and improvement of urban legislation”, which provides for the transfer of functions and […]

Roman V. Marchenko
Social Benefit 09/2015

Source: The Yurydychna Praktyka Roman Marchenko, Senior Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm about the situation in the legal services market, benefits and risks of rise to power of lawyers and participation in the upcoming local elections – What is the condition of legal business in our country? – There is no Crimea, no a part […]

Roman V. Marchenko
The State Has no Right to Rule “Thing of the Past”, R. Marchenko, Senior Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm, on Restructuring of Foreign Currency Loans 09/2015

Roman Marchenko, Attorney at Law, Senior Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Yurydychna Praktyka Roman Marchenko, Senior Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm, commented to the Yurydychna Praktyka on the idea of ​​restructuring of foreign currency loans contained in the draft law No. 1558-1, which was adopted in the third reading and in general, […]


Sea Battle 09/2015

Dmytro Shemelin , Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Yurydychna Praktyka Disputes concerning actions of the RF law enforcement bodies on the sea can not be excluded from the jurisdiction of international tribunals In September 2013, the Dutch ship Arctic Sunrise with the Greenpeace activists on board approached the Russian oil platform “Prirazlomnaya” […]

Iryna V. Kuzina
Polygraph Testing Should not Be Taken by Court as Expert Opinion 09/2015

Iryna Kuzina,  Attorney at law, Head of Kharkiv office at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source:  The Yurydychna Praktyka The Ministry of Justice of Ukraine by its order dated July 27 this year, No. 1350/5 “On amendments to the Order of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine of October 8, 1998, No. 53/5” changed Scientific and methodological recommendations […]

Roman V. Marchenko
Roman Marchenko as to why Ukraine to Arrange a Show Trial of the Former Owner of BTA Bank 08/2015

Roman Marchenko, Attorney at Law, Senior Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Delovaya Stolytsa French courts resolved to extradite Mukhtar Ablyazov, a former owner of BTA Bank (Kazakhstan), accused of embezzlement of billion-dollar amounts. However, it does not mean that the fraudster will appear before the court in Ukraine rather than anywhere else Roman […]

Roman V. Marchenko
Pressure Decision in Corruption Fighting 08/2015

Roman Marchenko, Attorney at Law, Senior Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: RBC Ukraine This year Ukraine is deeply engaged into fighting corruption. A great number of laws passed by the Parliament are directed at minimization of this phenomenon in public life. In particular the people’s deputies favored establishment of the National anti-corruption bureau […]

Andriy B. Lytvyn
Field of Сonflict: Latest Tendencies in Land Disputes 08/2015

Andriy Lytvyn, Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source:  The Yuryst Zakon Settlement of land disputes has currently become quite of interest as long as in the process of ongoing economic slump in Ukraine actions of the Ukrainian state authorities are not aimed at real protection of the state interests harming the economy even more. […]


Creation of the Agency is not likely to Result in any Actual Change in Respect of Recovery of Foreign Assets 08/2015

Dmytro Shemelin , Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Yurydychna Praktyka Recently, the representatives of the Ministry of Justice, General Prosecutor’s Office and the Centre submitted a draft anti-corruption law that provides for the establishment of the National Agency for Investigation and Disposal of Assets derived from corruption and other crimes. The new […]


Draft Law No. 2459а, if Enacted, Will Seriously Complicate the Procedure of Obtaining a Permit for Performance of Construction Works for Small- and Medium-Sized Business Entities in the Construction Sphere 08/2015

Oleksandr Denysenko, Attorney at Law at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Yurydychna Praktyka The Parliament has registered a Draft Law No. 2459а “On introduction of amendments to the Article 37 of the Law “On regulation of town-planning activities” (regarding confirmation of availability of funds for keeping up with budget estimates of construction objects). To the […]


Tax Risks in the Activities of Representative Offices of Pharmaceutical Companies 08/2015

Galyna Melnyk, Tax Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Artem Orel, Attorney at Law at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source:  Apteka Recently the fiscal authorities express increased interest to pharmaceutical companies represented in Ukraine. Our publication requested the lawyers of Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm to tell about the tax risks in work of […]

Olena L. Omelchenko
Implementation of WTO Agreements is a Crying Need 08/2015

Olena  Omelchenko, Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Business Olena Omelchenko considers that Ukraine has practically no opportunities for engagement of experts and legal advisors to resolve trade disputes in the WTO Ukraine has been a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO) for more than seven years. However, it has little experience of […]

Maksym V. Kopeychykov
What Has the Construction Industry Gained and Lost in Ten Years? 08/2015

Maksym Kopeychykov, Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Abcnews The main achievements include two, and one of them arises logically from another one: the industry is alive and growing, the number of new buildings in the investment-attractive cities does not decrease despite the crisis. It is something you can boast of. The reason […]

Roman V. Marchenko
Fate of the Сriminal Сase against Viktor Yanukovych 08/2015

Roman Marchenko, Attorney at Law, Senior Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Korrespondent Roman Marchenko, Senior Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm, answered a number of questions regarding criminal case initiated against Mr. Yanukovych 1. Why has the decision about the trial of Mr. Yanukovych in his absentia been made only now – one […]


The Kozatskiy’s Failure 08/2015

Dmytro Shemelin, Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Yurydychna Praktyka In case of invalidation of the principal agreement, the arbitration clause is declared null and void – decided the Supreme Court of Ukraine in case on investing in the Kozatskiy Hotel The statement of the Supreme Court of Ukraine that the arbitration clause […]

Maksym V. Kopeychykov
Bankers Сan Hide the Scope of Troubled Corporate Debt 08/2015

Maksym Kopeychykov, Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Kontrakty Banks continue to experience a shortage of liquidity and experts predict that they will get hard on their debtors, especially large corporate ones. In anticipation of a new wave of conflicts between creditors and large borrowers Kontrakty consulted Maksym Kopeychykov, Partner at Ilyashev & […]


Institution of Prefects or French-style Constitution 08/2015

Dmytro Shemelin, Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Ukrainska pravda Institution of Prefects is an interesting novelty probably inspired by the French “Napoleonic” system of local self-government. It is interesting that in France the system of local self-government was built in reverse order: at first, in 1800 Napoleon appointed Prefects with the widest […]

Yevgen O. Solovyov
Reduction of Quorum in LLC Will Launch a Wave of Corporate Conflicts 08/2015

Evgen Solovyov, Attorney at Law at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Business On July 14, 2015, the Verkhovna Rada adopted in the first reading a draft law No.2757 “On Amendments to Article 60 of the Law “On Business Associations” (regarding reduction of quorum of the general meeting of limited liability company). The draft envisages reduction […]


Claims against Russia: Why the Ukrainian Government Fell a Victim to Its Promises 08/2015

Dmytro Shemelin, Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Forbes Ukraine Just a few days ago it was reported for the first time that PrivatBank filed the first investment lawsuit against Russia for the Crimean property; Oschadbank also promised to do so soon. The remaining owners of the Crimean assets keep silent, just as […]


Transit Dispute in Stockholm: Prospects of Lawsuit “Naftogaz v. Gazprom” 08/2015

Dmytro Shemelin, Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: RBC – Ukraine The judgment will be declared in the mid-second half of 2016 The arbitration claim under the contract on gas transit was filed by Naftogaz of Ukraine against Gazprom yet in October 2014. Meanwhile the arbitration proceedings do not go too fast. According to […]


What Loopholes the Banks Will Find in the Law “On Restructuring Loan Liabilities in Foreign Currency” 07/2015

Dmytro Shemelin, Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Ekonomichna Pravda The problem number one – is to define the lender in Article 1 of the Law, i.e. the person responsible for restructuring. If the situation with the banks is more or less clear, the one with “persons to whom the right of claim […]

Irina A. Kirichenko
Martial Rule: No One is Aside 07/2015

Irina Kirichenko, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm, patent attorney of Ukraine Source: The Apteka On June 08, 2015 the President of Ukraine signed the Law of Ukraine No. 389-VIII “On the legal regime of martial rule” (hereinafter – “the Law on the martial rule”) which was officially published in the Parliamentary newspaper “Golos Ukrainy”. This […]

Maksym V. Kopeychykov
Tax initiatives of the Ministry of Finance will Simplify Application of Tax Provisions by Agricultural Producers 07/2015

Maksym Kopeychykov, Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Interfax If approved, amendments to the Tax Code initiated by the Ministry of Finances will simplify application of tax provisions by agricultural producers a partner of Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm, Maksym Kopeychykov, believes. Making a comment of the draft project of amendments to the […]

Oleksandr I. Vygovskyy
“In case of imposing a moratorium onto enforcement of rulings upheld by Ukrainian courts the debtor indebtedness of Ukrainian banks in Crimea may be easily written-off as uncollectable,” – Attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm, O. Vygovskyy 07/2015

Oleksandr Vygovskyy, Attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Yurydychna Praktyka The State Duma of the Federal Assembly of Russian Federation is planning to review a draft law on imposing a moratorium in the occupied Crimea onto banking and other concurrent activities of legal persons-residents of Ukraine. By enacting a draft law the Russian […]


What Are Chances of Gennadiy Korban to “Muscle” in on Ocean Plaza? 07/2015

Dmytro Shemelin, Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Forbes Despite the rich experience of the former deputy head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional State Administration, international experience proves: it will not be easy to gain control over the shopping center. The assets on the mainland instead of those withdrawn in the Crimea – […]

Roman V. Marchenko
UKROBORONPROM Has Settled the Maters of Distribution of Positions of the President and the Chief Designer – Lawyer 06/2015

Roman Marchenko, Attorney at Law, Senior Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Interfax The State Concern UKROBORONPROM has prepares new version of the Charter of the State Enterprise ANTONOV (Kyiv) which divided the positions of the President and the Chief Designer of the SE. According to the opinion of Roman Marchenko, the Senior Partner […]


The Yukos Case. Can the West Really Arrest Russian Property? 06/2015

Dmytro Shemelin, Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Liga What is really going on with Russian assets in France and Belgium, explains the lawyer Dmytro Shemelin Information on the possible arrests of Russian assets in Belgium and France is still inconsistent – as it probably should be during a well-planned sudden operation. […]

Maksym V. Kopeychykov
Audit of the State Enterprises: Who Will Profit from Engaging International Companies 06/2015

Maksym Kopeychykov, Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Dzerkalo Tyzhnia At the beginning of June of this year the Minister of Economy left a notice at his Twitter page that the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has passed a Resolution on engaging international audit forms to the audit of key state enterprises. The […]

Olena L. Omelchenko
Is Ukraine Ready for Implementation of the Trade Facilitation Agreement in the WTO 06/2015

Olena  Omelchenko, Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source:  RBC Ukraine The Government and the Parliament need to prepare for implementation of the Agreement in the shortest possible time In December 2013, members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) completed negotiations on conclusion of the Trade Facilitation Agreement at the Baltic Foreign Minister’s meeting. After […]


Naftogaz Vs. Kolomoyskyi: Hidden Dangers of Ukrnafta Agreement 06/2015

Dmytro Shemelin, Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Liga A lawyer of Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Dmytro Shemelin has analyzed the shareholder’s agreement of the owners of Ukrnafta and came to conclusion that the position of the state is far from being perfect. On Friday, 05 June, during a one-hour long answer session […]


Is it Possible for Ukrainian Citizens to be Land Owners in the Crimea? 06/2015

Yan Akhramovich, Attorney at Law, Simferopol office of Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source:  Forbes Ukraine A new kind of tourism – for the protection of rights to land – is developing in the peninsula. Rules of the game in the annexed Crimea can change once again – the citizens of Ukraine who own agricultural […]

Maksym V. Kopeychykov
Expert Opinion: Schemes of Harboring Final Beneficiaries Will Become More Expensive 06/2015

Maksym Kopeychykov, Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Ekonomichna Pravda Schemes of harboring final beneficiaries, although in general possible, will become more expensive and more complex to implement. This viewpoint was expressed to the Ekonomichna Pravda by Maksym Kopeychykov, attorney, partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm. He believes that the bank owners […]

Mikhail I. Ilyashev
Expert Opinion: Ukraine Must Respond to Cases of Nationalization in the Crimea 06/2015

Mikhail Ilyashev, Managing Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Source: The Ekonomichna Pravda Ukraine needs to respond to nationalization in the Crimea and make the appropriate court decisions. It was declared at a meeting with the journalists by Mikhail Ilyashev, Managing Partner of Ilyashev & Partners. “We can say that Ukraine also responded to the cases of […]


Deregulation Particularities-2015 06/2015

Dmytro Shemelin, Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: RBC Ukraine Business deregulation is quite a righteous matter regularly practiced by Ukrainian authorities. In our turn we will review the Law 191-VIII “On introduction of amendments into certain legal acts of Ukraine regarding simplification of business environment (deregulation)” which entered into force on 08 […]

Leonid O. Gilevich
Passing of a draftlaw shall expand the list of persons for whom probation period when they are hired for work will not be established 06/2015

Leonid Gilevich, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: the Yurydychna Praktyka Recently the Ukrainian Parliament passed the Draftlaw No. 1639 “On introduction of amendments to the Labor Code of Ukraine (regarding a probation period upon entry into employment)” in the first reading. According to the Draftlaw probation period shall also not be established for: […]

Maksym V. Kopeychykov
On Situation in the Banking Market, the Bank-Borrower Relations and Prospects for Amicable Settlement of Non-Performing Loans 06/2015

Maksym Kopeychykov, Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: RBC Ukraine Borrowers increasingly get rid of bank loans by selling the collateral to a third party A difficult 2014 has intensified the trends aimed at ceasing dependence of the clients from banks. Thus, borrowers more and more often get rid of credit relations with […]

Olena L. Omelchenko
What Do Suspension Agreements Mean for Ukraine? 05/2015

Olena  Omelchenko, Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The LB Recently, the mass media have disseminated information concerning arrangements between Ukraine and the United States to suspend the anti-dumping duties by conclusion of the relevant Agreement (Suspension Agreements). Such agreements are common practice of reaching compromise on issues of bilateral trade and are concluded between […]

Olena L. Omelchenko
Adequate Measures in Response: Myth or Reality? 04/2015

Olena  Omelchenko, Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Liga Lawyers have analyzed Ukraine’s instruments in a trade war with Russia Last year was very difficult not only for the industry, located in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions, but also for a number of food producers, which fell under trade bans imposed by the Russian […]

Olena L. Omelchenko
Will Import Duty be Protected? 04/2015

Olena  Omelchenko, Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Ekonomichna Pravda On February 25, 2015 the Law of Ukraine “On measures intended for stabilization of the balance of payments of Ukraine pursuant to article XII of the General agreement on tariffs and trade 1994” came into force. This law temporarily (for one year) introduces […]

Oleksandr I. Vygovskyy
To Restore Confidence of Depositors 03/2015

Oleksandr Vygovskyy, Attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Yurydychna Praktyka If investors are not confident that they will get back the money they bring to the bank, it will be impossible to entice them even by the highest deposit rates. Therefore, improvement of individuals’ deposit guarantee system shall be a priority. Due to […]

Roman V. Marchenko
Roman Marchenko on How Ukrainian BTA Bank Manages to Improve Performance during a Crisis 03/2015

Roman Marchenko, Attorney at Law, Senior Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source:The Delovaya Stolitsa On March 4, the French court will make a final decision on extradition of Mukhtar Ablyazov to Russia or Ukraine, the Senior Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm says    For five years the law enforcement agencies of several […]

Olena L. Omelchenko
Shall We Witness De-regulation in Licensing 03/2015

Olena  Omelchenko, Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Ekonomichna Pravda Bringing the recently adopted Law “On introduction of amendments to certain acts of legislation related to simplification of business dealing” into effect will ensure finalization of the first stage of simplification of conduct of business. The second stage can be started at the […]

Oleksandr I. Vygovskyy
How Shall Martial Law Affect the Rights of Bank Depositors? 03/2015

Oleksandr Vygovskyy, Attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Forbes How may the rights of bank depositors and debtors be limited should martial law be imposed in Ukraine? What will happen to the deposits? The Law of Ukraine “On legal regime of martial law” as of April 06, 2000 does not contain any special […]


Battle for the Brand Names: How to Defend and Advocate Masandra and Novyi Svit Brand Names in Ukraine 03/2015

Taras Utiralov, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source:  The Liga Protection of Crimean “wine” brand names – is one of the most pressing issues of economic struggle for Crimea: wine, perhaps, is nothing but the leading branch which has always been the peninsula’s source of the pride. Ukraine should have taken the matter […]

Irina A. Kirichenko
A Magic Match 02/2015

Irina Kirichenko, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm, patent attorney of Ukraine Source: The Apteka Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess. Oscar Wilde In our difficult and troubled time people and companies trying to work not only owing to, but in spite of the crisis, and also creating innovative products and services deserve […]

Oleksandr I. Vygovskyy
Warriors of the Board 02/2015

Oleksandr Vygovskyy, Doctor of law, Attorney at law at Ilyashev & Partners Source:  The Yurydychna Praktyka Corporate management reform stipulates for considerable broadening of powers of the supervisory board in management of the bank The effectiveness of corporate governance of the commercial banks is one of the most important conditions for stable functioning both of […]

Oleksandr I. Vygovskyy
What to Expect in the Stock Market from a New Tax Code 02/2015

Oleksandr Vygovskyy, Doctor of law, Attorney at law at Ilyashev & Partners Source:  The Liga  Oleksandr Vygovskyy, attorney at law at Ilyashev & Partners, believes that innovations can scare off potential investors We need a new tax code. It is obvious to everybody. However, it is also obvious that changes in such a fundamental document […]

Oleksandr S. Dementiev
Deferred Mechanism 02/2015

Oleksandr Dementiev, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Source: The Yurydychna Praktyka The European Court of Human Rights may uphold a ruling on violation of human rights by deferring for a longer period the matter on awarding compensation Human rights it is something inseparable from a person, something given to him by the nature from birth, in connection […]


New Year Means New Laws. What Will Change When The Clock Strikes 12? 02/2015

Dmytro Shemelin, Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Focus After New Year’s Eve people will see significant reduction of the amount of unified social tax (to 16%) with concurrent increase of the income tax rate (up to 15 and 20%). These novelties are expected to bring the salaries out from the “shaded […]


“Crimea is ours”: possible legal consequences of international contract of Ukrinterenergo 02/2015

Dmytro Shemelin, Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: RBK Ukraine While Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine is finding out whether the Crimea was indicated as the Federal District in the contracts concluded with Ukrinterenergo, let’s turn our attention to the experience of international courts regarding such controversial territorial disputes. The basic principle applicable […]

Oleksandr S. Dementiev
A New Broom 01/2015

Oleksandr Dementiev, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Source: The Ekonomichna Pravda Change of government in Ukraine is generally followed by liquidation of advisory bodies established by predecessors. Laws become invalid, the Constitution is amended, government portfolios are redistributed, and government agencies are reorganized. The procedure for formation, reorganization or liquidation of ministries and other executive agencies […]

Olena L. Omelchenko
How to Use WTO Rules to Your Advantage 01/2015

Olena  Omelchenko, Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Forbes Ukraine Since 2008, 864 anti-dumping measures have been applied in the world, of which only 21 – in Ukraine The WTO rules do not permit to unilaterally set quotas or impose duties above the tariff bindings, which are fixed in the obligations of Ukraine. The overall […]


A 30% tax levied on illegal profits of Ukrainian citizens will lead to Land Rovers sold for USD 5 000 01/2015

Dmytro Shemelin, Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Forbes Ukraine Amongst several points of the tax reform developed by the Ministry of Finance in cooperation with the State Fiscal Service is a 30% tax levied onto the amount of expenses of citizens in excess of their officially declared income. Forbes received lawyer’s opinion about […]

Olena L. Omelchenko
Trouble Is in the Air 01/2015

Olena  Omelchenko, Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Ekonomichna Pravda Russia made a statement on reforming the United gas transportation system of Ukraine at the meeting of the WTO Council for Trade in Services held on November 28, 2014. Moscow believes that the Ukrainian law on reforming the United GTS control system of August […]

Oleksandr S. Dementiev
Ukraine VS Russia. Battle at the European Court 01/2015

Oleksandr Dementiev, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Source: RBC-Ukraine Recently, the Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk wrote on his Twitter page that the Government of Ukraine had filed three lawsuits to the European Court of Human Rights against the Russian Federation. “We demand compensation of trillion losses caused to Ukraine”, stated the prime minister in the […]


Lustration of Reality 01/2015

Dmytro Shemelin, Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Yurydychna Praktyka Case law of the European court proves that judgments in lustration cases are largely dependent upon compliance with all procedural guarantees Will the European Court of Human Rights protect from lustration? Lustration, a matter recently discussed on a wide scale, is not a […]


Import of Justice 12/2014

Dmytro Shemelin, Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Companion Even the best of laws mean almost nothing if there are no good courts ready to apply them correctly. The question now is how to create an investment climate comparable to the climate of the City of London? Firstly, for over the period of […]

Mikhail I. Ilyashev
No Place for Lawyers? 12/2014

Source:  The Lawyer The Ukraine crisis has raised questions over which rule of law to follow, but the flight of international investors is giving local firms an advantage In April 2013, pro-Russian activists seized control of government build­ings in eastern Ukraine, sparking a revolution that tore the country apart. One year later, eastern Ukraine is a […]

Roman V. Marchenko
Accounts Burden 12/2014

Roman Marchenko, Attorney at Law, Senior Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Yurydychna Praktyka “It is impossible to divert the company from crisis without giving it the chance to get rid of the bondage of debt load”, – said Roman Marchenko Roman Marchenko, Senior Partner at Ilyashev & Partners, speaks on the national and […]


Will the European Court of Human Rights Protect from Lustration? 12/2014

Dmytro Shemelin, Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Yurydychna Praktyka Lustration, a matter recently discussed on a wide scale, is not a unique phenomenon: Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Latvia had seen lustration where thousands of people were influenced by lustration restrictions. There also was denazification in Germany and even De-Ba’athification in […]

Roman V. Marchenko
Why 23% of Votes Were Ignored in the Elections? 12/2014

Roman Marchenko, Attorney at Law, Senior Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The RBC  According to the early parliamentary elections in October 2014, 6 political forces were elected to the Verkhovna Rada from party lists. Thereto, 22 other parties lost the election. The effective law “On Elections of People’s Deputies of Ukraine” sets forth […]

Mikhail I. Ilyashev
Laws Amended, Corruption Left Intact 11/2014

Mikhail Ilyashev, Managing Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Source: The Ukrainska  Pravda Ukraine has been using the mechanism of bringing civil servants to responsibility for corruption for a long time. However, laws get amended, but corruption is left intact. Establishment of one additional agency and adoption of additional laws will not solve the existing problem. […]


How to Help Volunteers and not to Fall Victim to Swindlers 11/2014

 Andriy Sydorenko, Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The RBC Ukraine  To find out how to collect money for the needs of ATO, it should be understood that, in accordance with the Law “On volunteer activities”, volunteering is a charity activity comprising unpaid works and services provided by volunteers and volunteer organizations. Pursuant to […]

Lesia V. Samarina
Lustration Guidelines 11/2014

Lesya Samarina, Attorney at Law,  Head of Dnipropetrovsk office, Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Yurydychna Praktyka The Law places an obligation to go through lustration process not only on public officials, but also on the heads of the state enterprises Purge of public officials in Ukraine has always been and remains one of […]


Plunging into Lustration 11/2014

Ruslan Bandurystyi, attorney at law at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Ukrainskyi Yuryst Despite the importance of the approved the Law on Lustration, only its practical application will show whether public expectations prove true What are the most controversial provisions of the Law on Lustration? According to the explanatory memorandum to the draft Law […]


Useful Novelties 11/2014

Dmytro Shemelin, Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Yurydychna Praktyka Extensive arbitration practice provided enough material to the authors of the new version of LCIA Arbitration Rules to develop a number of changes The new Arbitration Rules of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA Rules 2014) came into force on October 01, […]


Ways to Protect Intellectual Property of the Companies 11/2014

Taras Utiralov, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source:  YURYST & ZAKON In the modern world with a widespread development and global distribution of IT technologies, intellectual property (either for individual companies or entire branches of economy) often has more value than the property in its traditional meaning – real estate, land, cars etc. […]


Perspectives of Financial Arbitration in Ukraine 10/2014

Dmytro Shemelin, Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Yurydychna Praktyka To create an independent institution of financial arbitration, Ukraine shall resort to foreign banking disputes settlement experience Increasing confidence in the judicial system is one of the problems that has been relevant for twenty years. Unfortunately, the revolution again brought to the top […]


Concurrent Reality 10/2014

Source: The Ukrainskyi Yuryst Experience has proven that to protect the client’s interests in the occupied Crimea and not to make him feel uneasy with regard to Ukrainian legislation, the best way is to duplicate all procedures and proceedings in two legal systems – Ukrainian and Russian. Doing business, protection of property and generally implementation […]


Proactive Efforts 10/2014

Dmytro Shemelin, Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Ukrainskyi Yuryst Working at the occupied territory: how to deal with appropriation of your client’s assets At the moment of annexation of Crimean peninsula Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm had been running a great deal of cases in Crimean courts as well as cases […]


Crimea: Practical Aspects of Disputes Consideration 10/2014

Yan Akhramovich, Attorney at Law, Simferopol office of Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: RBK-Ukraine Practical resolution of disputes in the activities of certain legal entities or individual persons has always been divided into “measures to prevent disputes” (preventive measures) and “measures to resolve existing disputes.” Preventive measures Let’s simulate a real-life situation. Using one […]

Roman V. Marchenko
Crimean Profile 10/2014

Roman Marchenko, Attorney at Law, Senior Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Yurydychna Praktyka Roman Marchenko shares his views onto the challenges Ukrainian business is facing in Crimea, alternative security measures related to assets, as well as the Firm’s reasons to open a Representative Office there.  —        What were your driving motives for opening a […]


Forfeiture as an Exception 09/2014

Ruslan Bandurystyi, attorney at law at Ilyashev & Partners Source: The Yurydychna Praktyka As a general rule, Ukraine imposes restrictions on ownership of inherited agricultural lands by aliens, foreign business entities or stateless persons. These persons or entities are required to transfer, assign or otherwise dispose of the land within a year. Otherwise, a court […]

Lesia V. Samarina
Judicial Practice on Insurance Payments in the ​​ATO Zone 09/2014

Lesya Samarina, Attorney at Law, Head of Dnipropetrovsk office, Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Yurydychna Praktyka Formation of judicial practice on insurance payments in the ​​ATO zone depends on the position of the higher judicial authorities regarding correct application of legal rules Anti-terrorist operation in the east is still in progress, and the […]

Leonid O. Gilevich
Labor Code of Silence 09/2014

Leonid Gilevich, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: the Yurydychna Praktyka Employer’s restrictions on subsequent employment of its employees will not be binding. Competition, as rivalry between economic agents for the most efficient use of production factors, is one of characteristic features of market economy. Among the elements of such rivalry is reluctance of […]

Oleksandr S. Dementiev
The Concepts of “Law” and ” Established by Law” as Seen by the European Court Case Law 09/2014

Oleksandr Dementiev, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Source: The Yurydychna Praktyka Watching the ways of the government can lead one to assume that the legislative branch that makes laws and the executive branch that applies them are both guided by the principle of the “rule of acts”, not rule of law. Such conclusion can be […]


A Kyiv Court Terminates an Attempted Illegal Takeover of Antonov, the Largest State-Owned Aircraft Producer in Ukraine, by an Official Appointed by Ukraine’s Ousted President, Viktor Yanukovych 09/2014

In its order of 3 September 2014, the Circuit Administrative Court in Kyiv upheld the powers of Antonov long-time chief executive, Dmytro Kiva, said the spokesman of Antonov counsel, Ilyashev & Partners. To wit, the Court barred the Registrar of Companies from making any changes to the records of Antonov that would result in dismissing […]

Oleksandr S. Dementiev
Forced Labour as Seen by Ukrainian Legislation and Case Law of the European Court of Human Rights 08/2014

Oleksandr Dementiev, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Source: The Lawyer&Law Prohibition of forced labour has been established at the constitutional level. In accordance with Section 43 of the Constitution, the use of forced labour is prohibited. The Constitution and other regulations of Ukraine contain no definition of forced labour. The above Section of the Constitution lists […]

Leonid O. Gilevich
“Mobilization” Amendments in Labor Legislation 08/2014

Leonid O. Gilevych, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Source: Lawyer & Law The Law of Ukraine “On introduction of amendments into certain legislative acts of Ukraine concerning improvement of the defense and mobilization issues during the mobilization process” No. 1275-VII, adopted on May 20, 2014, is another regulation intended, inter alia, to settle a number […]

Oleksandr S. Dementiev
Employment Rights Secured by ECHR 08/2014

Oleksandr Dementiev, Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Source: The Yurydychna Praktyka The right to exercise a profession, although not expressly guaranteed, is protected by the European Convention on Human Rights Ukrainian Ministry of Economic Development and Trade expects annual unemployment rates in 2014 to reach 8%, the Minister of Economic Development and Trade Anatoly Masiuta said on […]


Has Russia Anything to Fear from Ukrainian Sanctions? 08/2014

Dmytro Shemelin, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Dilova Stolytsa Ukrainian politicians have widely criticized the United States and the European Union for footdragging with introducing new sanctions against Russia. Surprisingly though, Ukraine herself hardly ever used this tool. It was not before last week that the government announced the setup of […]


Is There a Way to Collect $50bn in Damages Russia was Ordered to Pay to Yukos Shareholders? 08/2014

Dmytro Shemelin, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Liga On Monday, July 28, Russia was ordered to pay $50bn in damages to the shareholders of Yukos, the now-defunct oil company that was broken up a decade ago after its boss fell foul of Vladimir Putin. 10 days ago, a Tribunal of the […]

Oleksandr I. Vygovskyy
On the Effects of Withdrawal of Ukrainian Banks from the Crimea 07/2014

Oleksandr Vygovskyy, Doctor of law, Attorney at law at Ilyashev & Partners Source: RBC-Ukraine Closing branches of the Ukrainian banks in the Crimea does not entail tacit termination of their obligations to clients. Therefore, if borrowers stop servicing the loans taken, the Ukrainian banks may impose any legal sanctions, including court fees, when collecting debt. […]

Roman V. Marchenko
Depth of Recession 07/2014

Roman Marchenko, Senior partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Ekonomichna pravda Aggressive policy of the Russian Federation forced our government almost to cease military and industrial cooperation with Russia. It is quite logical as our defense factories supplied components for Russian arms and military equipment, which tomorrow can be used against our […]


How to shut down the Crimean airspace for the Russian aviation? 07/2014

Arseniy Herasymiv, attorney at law, Ilyashev & Partners Source: The Dielovaia Stolitsa The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has officially confirmed that airspace over Crimea belongs to Ukraine, while denying information of the Russian mass media on alleged negotiations with the official Moscow on passing to the latter control over the airspace over the peninsula. […]

Leonid O. Gilevich
Russia may refuse Ukraine to provide pension files of Ukrainians from the Crimea 07/2014

Commented by Leonid Gilevich, lawyer, Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Ekonomichna Pravda Agencies of the Pension Fund of the Russian Federation may refuse to provide pension files of Ukrainians living in the Crimea to their Ukrainian colleagues. It was communicated to Ekonomichna Pravda by Leonid Gilevich, lawyer of Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm, when […]

Roman V. Marchenko
Banks in the Crimea. How “to knock out” debt from Crimean borrowers 07/2014

Roman Marchenko, Senior Partner, Ilyashev & Partners Source: The Liga The annexation of the Crimea by the Russian Federation forced the Ukrainian banks to leave the peninsula and, as a result, to think about selling the “Crimean” loan portfolio. Some Russian banking institutions show an active interest to the Crimean debts. Our company has already […]


Who’s in charge of the Crimean sky? 07/2014

Arseniy Herasymiv, attorney at law, Ilyashev & Partners Source: The Ekonomichna Pravda Recently, the International Civil Aviation Organization – ICAO – has recognized Ukraine’s right to air navigation service of flights over Crimea and a part of the Black Sea. This decision of the UN specialized agency is logical and expected. The general rule of […]

Roman V. Marchenko
Stockholm will help us 07/2014

Roman Marchenko, Senior Partner, Ilyashev & Partners Source: Ekonomichna Pravda Yuriy Prodan, Minister of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine, communicated both good and bad news. Firstly, Russia has cut off gas supplies to Ukraine. Henceforth, Gazprom will pump through the Ukrainian gas transportation system only the volumes of fuel required for the needs of […]

Maksym V. Kopeychykov
Do not fear the collectors 07/2014

Maksym Kopeychykov, attorney at law, partner, Іlyashev & Partners Law Firm The amazing display of generosity from deputies continues. In addition to the populist law “On moratorium on foreclosure of citizens’ property provided as collateral for loans in foreign currency” of June 3, 2014, a deputy from the Party of Regions Sergiy Kaltsev proposes to […]

Roman V. Marchenko
How the Crimean “Sea” is drowning 07/2014

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Protection of airspace in the occupied Crimea and experience of Cyprus 07/2014

Arseniy Herasymiv, attorney at law, Ilyashev & Partners Source: The Kapital On April 24, 2004, 76% of the Greek community of Cyprus in a referendum rejected the proposed UN plan to unite the Cyprus and the Turkish parts of Cyprus, while 64.91% of the Turkish part of Cyprus, on the contrary, supported unification of the […]


What secrets will be disclosed during arbitration Naftogaz VS Gazprom 07/2014

Dmytro Shemelin, lawyer, Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Liga Lawyer Dmytro Shemelin knows what may rise to the surface in an arbitration hearing in Stockholm Legal battles of Abramovich v Berezovsky and Pinchuk v Kolomoysky in London were an unspeakable luck for journalists. Testimonies of witnesses and the oligarchs gave a rich pour […]

Roman V. Marchenko
Redistribution of property is anticipated in Ukraine. How to protect your assets? 06/2014

Roman Marchenko, Senior partner of Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Liga Why splash of raiding is inevitable and what we must do today to be protected tomorrow In the near future a splash of hostile takeovers and redistribution of property will start in Ukraine. The main reason is actual absence of an established […]

Andriy B. Lytvyn
Strict and Unpopular Stabilizers 06/2014

Andriy Lytvyn, lawyer, Ilyashev&Partners Source: The Ukrainian Journal of Business Law On 25 March 2014 the Act of Ukraine on Introduction of Changes to the On Executing Public Procurements Act as to Strengthening of Transparency of Purchases of Enterprises, No.1156-VI was adopted. Is this Act efficient from the standpoint of reform of the public purchases […]

Andriy B. Lytvyn
Invalidating a resolution of the general meeting 06/2014

Andriy Lytvyn, lawyer, Ilyashev&Partners Source: YURIST & ZAKON In recent years corporate relations and related disputes have become quite common in Ukraine. It is not surprising, because business activities between partners often result in different opinions and approaches to management of a business entity. The most common litigations in the field of corporate relations are […]


Measured time 06/2014

Dmytro Shemelin, lawyer, Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Yurydychna Praktyka Provisional remedies in civil and administrative proceedings cause a lot of controversy today, even considering clarifications of highest judicial agencies Provisional remedy is a procedural concept often reminding of the famous Sharapov’s words about law and flail. This is particularly so when Ukrainian courts […]

Roman V. Marchenko
Roman Marchenko: Living legally in occupied Crimea is a challenge for business, citizens 06/2014

Roman Marchenko, Senior Partner, Ilyashev & Partners Source: Kyiv Post Russia’s impudent annexation of Crimea continues to buzz Ukraine and the world. No matter how patriotically-minded most of us may be, we must face that Ukraine has lost control over Crimea, with Russian laws de facto applying all over its territory. In these circumstances, the […]

Oleksandr S. Dementiev
Following the principle of sufficiency 06/2014

By Oleksandr Dementiev, lawyer, Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Yurydychna Praktyka The wide-scale tragic unpredictable events in modern Ukrainian history, which began in the second half of November 2013, still keep the multimillion Ukrainian people on their toes. Events that rallied patriotically minded Ukrainian people though not without the onslaught of tarpaulin shoe of […]


Naftogaz vs. Gazprom: What Comes Along 05/2014

Dmytro Shemelin, attorney at law, Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Kapital Ukraine’s national energy supplier NAK Naftogaz will obviously face a two-front attack from its Russian counterpart, Gazprom, both in terms of gas price and the take-or-pay fines. If Gazprom succeeds, the issue of Ukraine’s debt can be settled just by itself. Let’s […]

Oleksandr S. Dementiev
Save our stakes! 05/2014

By Oleksandr Dementiev, lawyer, Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Yurydychna Praktyka A wise prince ought to observe some such rules, and never in peaceful times stand idle, but increase his resources with industry in such a way that they may be available to him in adversity, so that if fortune chances it may find […]

Mikhail I. Ilyashev
Ukraine: Lawyers on the edge 04/2014

Mikhail Ilyashev, managing partner of Ilyashev & Partners Source: The Lawyer (UK) Everyday legal work is at a halt and the country’s lawyers stand ready to do their bit in the army if the Russians move in. The political crisis in Ukraine has shifted the priorities of the country’s lawyers. Day-to-day legal activity has ground […]


How can Ukraine win European court fight against Gazprom 04/2014

Dmytro Shemelin, attorney at law, Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Liga Opinion: Gazprom deal not profitable, but trying to get a discount is a better option than termination Since April 1, Russian gas export monopoly Gazprom has twice raised gas prices for Ukraine. In only a week, natural gas price increased by 80%. […]

Oleksii V. Khrystoforov
Between reality and declarations 04/2014

By Oleksii V. Khrystoforov, Head of Ilyashev & Partners’ Kharkiv Office Originally published by The Kapital Trade and Association Agreement between Ukraine and the European Union is a complex international treaty which is, in fact, a bundle of agreements governing various areas of relations between Ukraine and the EU and its member states. In law, […]

Mikhail I. Ilyashev
Investment and business prospects of the Crimea 04/2014

Andriy Onistrat and Mikhail Ilyashev speculate on the investment and business prospects of the Crimea resulting from accession to Russia Source: Investgazeta Andrew Onistrat, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Bank National Credit   1. Crimea Autonomy Property and liabilities Any assets within the new Crimean state will be impaired. It refers to any […]

Leonid O. Gilevich
Employment relations under state of emergency or martial law 04/2014

Leonid Gilevich, lawyer of Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Ekonomichna Pravda On 17 March 2014, Interim President of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov issued Executive Order No. 303/2014 announcing limited mobilization in the entire territory of Ukraine, with the exception of Crimea and Sevastopol where conscription shall be voluntary. This Executive order was upheld and […]

Valeriia V. Gudiy
You’re in the army now: things to remember about getting called 04/2014

By Ilyashev & Partners’ Valeriia V. Gudiy Originally posted: The Comp&nion We believe Ukraine will manage to avoid the declaration of martial law. But later in future we ought to be ready for all possible developments. With mobilization announced or martial law imposed nationwide or over designated regions, there comes a special period during which […]

Roman V. Marchenko
The fight against corruption 03/2014

Roman Marchenko, Senior Partner, Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm The fight against corruption is a priority for the new leadership of the Ministry of Justice in the opinion of society and business. Currently, the society highly demands eradication of unscrupulous officials, prosecutors, judges, etc. In this regard both citizens and entrepreneurs put high hopes on […]

Roman V. Marchenko
Evolution of Themis 03/2014

25-Year-Olds not to Rule Destinies Ilyashev & Partners’ Senior Partner Roman Marchenko Source: Kontrakty With previous administration replaced and 2004 Constitution (bringing back the parliamentary-presidential republic) restored, politicians in Ukraine demonstrate willingness to embrace reforms, the judicial system being affected as well. Although MPs have already managed to restore parliament’s authority to appoint judges, a […]

Oleksandr S. Dementiev
Decision on rights 03/2014

By Oleksandr Dementiev, lawyer, Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Yurydychna Praktyka If obligation to execute judgments of the European Court is violated, the Committee of Ministers may consider temporary suspension of state’s representation in the Council of Europe When preparing appeal to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), the applicant shall be aware […]


Tax havens 03/2014

Dmytro Shemelin, attorney at law, Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm, answered the questions of Yurydychna Praktyka on “Deoffshorization trends – strengthening measures to control taxable transactions”. The notion of low-tax jurisdiction or tax haven is very vague. According to US National Bureau of Economic Research, 15% of countries worldwide can be considered the so-called tax […]

Vadym A. Kizlenko
Auction organizer in bankruptcy case 03/2014

Vadym Kizlenko, attorney at law, insolvency receiver, Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm, answered the question of Yurydychna Praktyka – What is the ground for activities of the auction organizer – the contract with the client or the court ruling? Pursuant to Art. 49 of the Law of Ukraine “On restoring debtor’s solvency or declaring a […]

Yevgen O. Solovyov
Registration of a company, Crimea 03/2014

By Evgen Solovyov, attorney at law, Ilyashev & Partners Source: Yurydychna Praktyka On March 24, 2014, the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine published Order “On registration of change of registered office address of legal entities and residence of individual entrepreneurs”, No. 525/5 of March 14, 2014. The order sets forth that changes of registered office […]

Roman V. Marchenko
On economic aspects of bad debt recovery 03/2014

Open file in pdf format (in Russian) “Initiation of criminal proceedings is currently the only legal option enabling the bank to recover money from a beneficial owner rather than a borrower or guarantor” – says Roman Marchenko, Senior Partner, Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm — How do banks recover bad debt? — First and foremost, […]

Maksym V. Kopeychykov
How to protect property in Crimea 03/2014

By Maksym Kopeychykov, attorney at law, Partner, Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Focus The bankers seem the luckiest of all owners of the Crimean assets. Anyway, they have more tools to minimize losses resulting from separation of the Crimea than the owners of retail chains, transshipment complexes or industrial enterprises, i.e. factoring transactions, the […]

Mikhail I. Ilyashev
Valuable Remarks 03/2014

Interview with Mikhail Ilyashev, managing partner of Ilyashev & Partners Interviewed by Oleksi NASADYUK, Yurydychna Praktyka We spoke to Mikhail Ilyashev, managing partner of Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm, on some aspects of hiring external advisers and creating effective legal service in banking sector. – What criteria shall the effective legal service of the bank […]

Yevgen O. Solovyov
“Anti-raider” Law: old problems – new questions 03/2014

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Key problems of the justice administration in Ukraine 02/2014

Source: UJBL, Ukrainian Journal of Business Law One of the key problems of the justice administration in Ukraine is absence of the civil society control over judges. This is the main reason why there are “strange” or even “extraordinary” decisions in Ukrainian courts. The judge who is adjudicating such decision is confident of his impunity. […]


International Litigation: asset-recovery strategies 02/2014

Source: The UJBL Unstable and high-rate tax legislation in Ukraine remains the main reason for the high interest shown by Ukrainian businesses to use offshore schemes (as well as structures in the “attractive” jurisdictions that are not formally offshore). Moreover, an offshore structure means a foreign owner, and that is why it is also protected […]

Oleksandr S. Dementiev
A Fair Balance 02/2014

By Oleksandr Dementiev, attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Source: The Yurydychna Praktyka To avoid arbitrariness, any interference with the right of property has to be lawful and must strike a fair balance between the demands of the general interest of the community and the requirements of the protection of the individual’s fundamental rights. The Convention […]

Leonid O. Gilevich
What liability does a Deputy Chief Accountant have if the Chief Accountant has resigned and company’s recordkeeping has been outsourced to an external auditor? 02/2014

Source: The Business By Leonid O. Gilevych, attorney at Ilyashev & Partners In cases where a business has no Chief Accountant and the recordkeeping is outsourced to an external auditor, statutory liability of his deputy can vary depending on a number of factors. First, it is important to know what exact responsibilities the deputy has, […]

Roman V. Marchenko
Managing a law firm 02/2014

Ilyashev & Partners’ Senior Partner Roman Marchenko Source: The Yurydychna Praktyka – Did the management model change for throughout the life of your company? – Ilyashev & Partners was originally founded by me and Mikhail Ilyashev. The third partner, Maksym Kopeychykov, joined us in 2001, which, of course, affected our management model. At some point […]

Oleksandr S. Dementiev
Ukraine: The Year 2013 in Human Rights 02/2014

By Oleksandr Dementiev, attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Source: RBK Ukraine Article 3 of Ukrainian Constitution manifests as an absolute rule that “a man, his life and health, honour and dignity, inviolability and security shall be recognised in Ukraine as the highest social value. Human rights and freedoms and the guarantees thereof shall determine and […]

Irina A. Kirichenko
Medicines and the state 02/2014

Published in The “Weekly “APTEKA” By Irina Kirichenko, patent attorney, lawyer, Ilyashev & Partners “Weekly “APTEKA” tells its readers repeatedly about case law of the Ukrainian and foreign courts regarding settlement of disputes on medicines. As a rule, dispute concerns name of a medicine and more rarely – its formula, but now I would like […]

Maksym V. Kopeychykov
Maksym Kopeychykov: Most often courts are taking the banks’ side 02/2014

Maksym Kopeychykov, attorney, partner of Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Liga – Maksym, tell us about litigation practice with bank loan agreements: what are the most “popular” requirements of banks, borrowers and the results of such disputes? – We all know the ultimate goal of the banks – they want their money back. […]


2013 highlights: commercial disputes 02/2014

By Dmytro Shemelin, lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners for Сompanion, Ukrainian magazine Last year was expectedly productive in dispute resolution: it was time to settle cases initiated immediately after the 2008 crisis. Let us start with an overview of international proceedings with participation of Ukraine. The WTO cases related to “recycling fee”, which has been […]


Open Skies 02/2014

By Arseniy Herasymiv, attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Source: The Ekonomichna Pravda On 28 November 2013, the European Union and Ukraine initialled the Common Aviation Area Agreement (the Open Skies) in Vilnius. The immediate details of the treaty are so far unknown. Preceding the signing of the EU Common Aviation Area Agreement (ECAA) was the […]


Single European Sky to Foster Transit Traffic via Kyiv 01/2014

Source: Interfax Full-scaled implementation of the EU Common Aviation Area Agreement (ECAA) will make Ukraine, and Boryspil International Airport in particular, more attractive to new airlines (including low-cost carriers), foster competition and contribute to better quality and lower prices of air services, believes Boryspil CEO Oleksii Kochanov. “An obvious consequence of implementing the EU Common […]


New rules governing the registration of ownership 01/2014

By Maryna Bludsha, Rakurs Comments: Maksym Kopeychykov, Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Ruslan Bandurysty, attorney at Ilyashev & Partners In general, we hold that the new rules passed by the Cabinet are an opportune and expected change that fits the evolution of real property ownership registration system in Ukraine. Registration of ownership to newly-built or […]

Leonid O. Gilevich
Open for business 01/2014

Andriy Sydorenko and Leonid Gilevych, lawyers at Ilyashev & Partners Source: The Lawyer At the end of 2013 Ukrainian Parliament introduced significant number of amendments into Ukrainian laws and international treaties. The said legislative novelties are aimed at aligning Ukrainian laws with European standards, contemporary realities and principles of business facilitation, as well as at […]

Oleksii V. Khrystoforov
Laws affecting Ukrainian business in 2013 12/2013

By Oleksii Khrystoforov, Attorney at Law, Head of Ilyashev & Partners Kharkiv Office Source: The Kompanyon This year has seen 132 new acts and rules put in place to govern various groups of social relations in Ukraine. We have picked up four which, in our submission, best meet the criteria of absolute novelty and potential […]

Oleksii V. Khrystoforov
Why Law Is a Bad Cure for Ponzi Schemes 12/2013

24.12.2013 By Oleksii Khrystoforov, Attorney at Law, Head of Ilyashev & Partners Kharkiv Office Source: Focus.UA Ukrainian MPs have long been harping on pyramid and Ponzi schemes. Early this year, this matter was brought up again in a bill banning fraudulent investing plans. The bill allegedly builds on the most recent developments with vehicles like […]


KT Asia v Kazakhstan: Should the Owners of Offshore Corporate Groups Be Afraid? 12/2013

Source: Kluwer Arbitration Blog By Dmytro Shemelin, Lawyer, Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm The «contribution of assets» requirement of the Salini test was often overlooked by commentators and tribunals, probably due to its «I-know-it-when-I-see-it» nature. The recent award in KT Asia Investment Group B.V. v Republic of Kazakhstan, however, demonstrates that a failure to meet […]


Comments on Article 25 of the 1980 Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods 11/2013

27.11.2013 By: Dmytro A. Shemelin, Lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Source: CISG.Russia Project: United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, 1980 A breach of contract committed by one of the parties is fundamental if it results in such detriment to the other party as substantially to deprive him of what he […]

Maksym V. Kopeychykov
Many Ukrainian banks face problems due to having lent to the business of their founders – the expert 11/2013

Source: RBK Problems faced by many Ukrainian banks result from extensive lending to various, not always successful, business projects of their founders. This is the point of Maksym Kopeychykov, Partner at Ilyashev & Partners. According to the lawyer, the feature of the banking system of Ukraine and a number of other post-Soviet countries is that […]


Air transport and roads. Will transport market benefit from association with the EU? 11/2013

Author: Denis Katsilo Source: LigaBusinessInform On the eve of the Eastern Partnership Summit in November, where the Association and Free Trade Zone Agreement between Ukraine and the EU may be signed, the experts and officials polled by LigaBusinessInform assessed risks and benefits for the key segments of the Ukrainian transport sector. Oleksii Andreychenko, senior analyst […]

Maksym V. Kopeychykov
The Court Orders No Limitations on Salary Claims 11/2013

By Natalia Nepriakhina Source: The Kommersant Employees who were previously delayed payment of wages can now claim any unpaid income without prescription / limitations, with eligible amounts will be readjusted against the inflation index for the period of delay. Such decision was made by the Constitutional Court. Although many will want to take advantage of […]

Roman V. Marchenko
Easier debt collection to help Ukrainians by family arrangements 11/2013

By Irina Kasyanova Source: The Vesti Now, no debtor will be able to escape repayment of debt, even if held in debt is only confirmed by a simple, hand-written IOU-receipt made without witnesses and not certified by a notary public. This is a conclusion made by the Supreme Court of Ukraine. «A receipt given in […]

Roman V. Marchenko
Project Zubr* hovercraft are costly toys only superpowers can afford 10/2013

By Iryna Dashkovska Source: Tsenzor.NET «What we are building under a foreign contract is not a Zubr. Indeed, this is a genuinely Ukrainian project, codename 958. Although the project has a lot in common with the old Soviet Zubr, it is a brand new thing, completely rethought and improved. Design documentation is the property of […]

Oleksandr I. Vygovskyy
Does it make sense to sue banks? 10/2013

Source: Banki.UA Borrowers or depositors often appear as parties to lawsuits with banks if they have justifiable legal causes. 2008-2009 marked the peak of lawsuits against banks. Financial downturn caused more frequent non-return of deposits by banks, the banks unilaterally change the terms of demand deposits, borrowers go into default, and banks are reluctant to […]

Maksym V. Kopeychykov
Undermining the foundations of urban reform legislation 10/2013

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Oleksandr Y. Fefelov
Expanding Control 09/2013

Source: The Ukrainian Journal of Business Law


Save your Business 09/2013

Source: The Ukrainian Journal of Business Law


Offshore zones raise concerns 09/2013

Author: Natalia Nepriakhina Source: Kommersant The parliamentary opposition proposed to introduce in 2014 a 15 percent duty on transactions with non-residents having the offshore status to reduce the Pension Fund deficits. The list of offshore zones will be determined by the government according to the proposed list of criteria, but Cyprus will have this status […]

Oleksii V. Khrystoforov
Top 5 Successful and not working laws of independent Ukraine 09/2013

Author: Oleksii Khrystoforov, attorney, Head of Kharkiv office, Ilyashev & Partners Source: «Kontrakty» On birthday it is customary to review the results of the past years’ work. As an expert in law, I propose to evaluate and analyze some of the most important statutory acts adopted over the last 22 years by the deputies of […]

Oleksii V. Khrystoforov
Apartment Alterations 09/2013

By: Oleksii Khrystoforov, Attorney at Law, Head of Ilyashev & Partners’ Kharkiv Office Source: The Dengi Section 383 of the Civil Code authorizes the owner of an apartment at its sole discretion to make any alterations to the property, subject at all times to the condition that such alterations respect the rights of his neighbours […]

Oleksii V. Khrystoforov
TOP-10 statutory instruments over the years of Ukraine’s independence 09/2013

Author: Oleksii Khrystoforov, attorney of law, Head of Kharkiv office, Ilyashev & Partners Source: «Dzerkalo Tyzhnia» Each anniversary of our national independence summarizes work carried out for the previous year: the most significant events and trends, achievements and losses, successes and disappointments. In this article we tried to focus on the legal acts adopted for […]


Who will control evaluation market 09/2013

Author: Maria Babenko Source: «Liga.Finansy» Sweeping changes were expected in the real estate market beginning with the first days of August. Since then the new rules that oblige individuals to get «assessment for tax purposes» during sale of real estate were to become effective. According to regulation of the Cabinet of Ministers No. 231 of […]


A Word for Prosecutors 09/2013

By: Mykola Burtovyi, Attorney at Law, Ilyashev & Partners Source: RBK Ukraine After the silly season of Ukrainian legislature in summer, the Public Prosecution Bill was brought before the Venice Commission* by the Executive Office of the President. The bill is expected to replace its outdated namesake adopted back under the Ukraine’s first President Leonid […]


How to Protect Yourself from E-Espionage 08/2013

By: Zhanna Bilenko Source: The Obozrevatel In the wake of a scandal involving National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden who leaked details of several top-secret mass surveillance programs administered by the NSA, the importance of personal data security has gained a new momentum. Jumping on the bandwagon, Ukrainian NGOs and social activists said they planned […]

Maksym V. Kopeychykov
Gamblers Rejoice 08/2013

By: Maksym Kopeychykov, Attorney at Law and Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Source: The Dzerkalo Tyzhnia In May 2009, Ukrainian MPs passed a bill banning all gambling business in the country, from roulette and slot machines to betting. The bill was served under the sauce of caring for vulnerable social groups like students and senior […]


New Bill to Abolish Specialized Prosecutor’s Offices 08/2013

Source: Interfax Ukraine The Public Prosecution Bill introduced to the Parliament by the Executive Office of the President will abolish specialized attorney’s offices and change the structure of the Public Prosecution Service, Mykola Burtovyi, an attorney at Ilyashev & Partners, told Interfax Ukraine. He said the proposed changes will reach as far as the system […]

Oleksandr S. Dementiev
Required for failure 08/2013

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Oleksandr S. Dementiev
The right to liberty in the cu 08/2013

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Tax refund arrears may cause VAT rate reduction 08/2013

Source: «Ekonomichna Pravda» VAT refund arrears may cause reduction of VAT rate and introduction of turnover tax. It was stated by Andriy Sydorenko, lawyer of Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm, when commenting on initiative to reduce VAT rate and introduce turnover tax. «It is unknown whether the situation with VAT refund changes after introduction of […]

Oleksii V. Khrystoforov
Every penny counts 08/2013

Author: Oleksii Khrystoforov, attorney at law, Head of Kharkiv office of Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: «Focus» The Ministry of Justice finally registered the resolution of the National Bank prohibiting cash payments over UAH 150 thousand. It means that there is no turning back, and the document will come into effect on September 1. […]

Yevgen O. Solovyov
Ponzi Schemes: Taking Chances is Where Government Responsibility Ends 07/2013

By: Evgen Solovyov, Attorney at Law, Ilyashev & Partners Source: The Dzerkalo Tyzhnia A pyramid scheme or Ponzi scheme* is a fraudulent investing plan geared toward providing returns to early investors from the funds collected from later recruits. In most cases, the real source of income is hidden, with a fictious or minor one declared […]

Yevgen O. Solovyov
Cabinet of Ministers proposed to ease withdrawal from business. So far, only for individual entrepreneurs 07/2013

Authors: Diana Rozhentsova, Galyna Kalachova Source: Capital The Cabinet of Ministers approved amendments to the Commercial and Tax Codes relating to the termination of activities of individual entrepreneurs. It is said in the explanatory memoranda to the documents that two draft laws – one drafted by the Ministry of Justice, the other one – by […]

Maksym V. Kopeychykov
Lawyers share their strangest due diligence experiences 07/2013

Author: Svitlana Tuchynska Source: Kyiv Post Mice that have eaten away at company documents. Counting pigs on the farm. Being locked up in a client’s office at night. Clients who refuse to pay for due diligence services because lawyers talk them out of converting a landmark building into office space. These are some of the […]

Yevgen O. Solovyov
A Promised Simplification: Will It Really Get Any Simpler? 07/2013

By: Evgen Solovyov, trial attorney, Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Companion On February 27, 2013, Bill No.2409 was introduced amending certain legislation to simplify the liquidation of sole proprietors who don’t have employees. The Bill suggests amending the Civil Code, the Commercial Code, the State Registration (Legal Entities and Sole Proprietors) Act and Mandatory […]

Leonid O. Gilevich
The rules of attraction 07/2013

Authors: Leonid Gilevych and Andriy Sydorenko, Lawyers, Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Lawyer The final months of 2012 and the first half of 2013 saw significant number of amendments to various areas of Ukrainian law to make the country more attractive to foreign investors. On 1 January, 2013 two codes, 56 laws and […]


Lawyer: Transfer Pricing Act to ease the paperwork burden on the Ministry of Internal Revenue and large taxpayers 07/2013

Source: Interfax Ukraine Transfer Pricing bill passed by Ukrainian Parliament on July 4 may ease the paperwork burden on the Ministry of Internal Revenue and large taxpayers, Andriy Sydorenko, an attorney at Ilyashev & Partners, told Interfax Ukraine. According to the new version of the bill, large taxpayers will be required to submit detailed information […]

Oleksandr S. Dementiev
National extradition 07/2013

(Русский) Возможность жестокого обращения с лицом, подлежащим экстрадиции, в связи с общей ситуацией несоблюдения прав человека в стране не является достаточным основанием для отказа в его выдаче этому государству


The Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food took a step toward legalizing agricultural receipts. However, this financial instrument might not become effective 06/2013

Authors: Maria Brovynska, Galyna Kalachova Source: «Capital» The Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food developed the procedure for introduction of the electronic register of agricultural receipts. It is stated in the draft resolution, the text of which was provided to «Capital». The register will contain the information about agricultural receipts, pledged property and debtors. Entering […]


Difficulties of digital proof 06/2013

Author: Taras Utiralov, lawyer, Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Companion Observance of copyright leaves much to be desired, not only in Ukraine, their infringement is also common in other countries. It is much due to rapid development of the Internet, namely social networks, increasing capacity of Internet channels. If in pre-information era it was […]

Mikhail I. Ilyashev
The judges find themselves on the same side with the prosecutor’s office 06/2013

(Русский) (Українська) Керуючий партнер юридичної фірми «Ілляшев та Партнери» Михайло Ілляшев вважає, що оцінювати якість нового КПК ще занадто рано, треба хоча б півроку зачекати - про це та інше він розповів в ефірі телеканалу ТВі

Roman V. Marchenko
Differences dissolved – the diminishing divide between local and global firms in CEE 05/2013

Source: Legal Week By Mark Smulian As Europe’s legal systems become increasingly harmonised, distinctions between East and West and local and international firms are blurring. Mark Smulian reports The differences are dissolving. When the Berlin Wall fell, Europe’s western and eastern halves barely knew each other and doing business across this divide was problematic. Today, […]


EU to overhaul air passenger rights 05/2013

Author: Arseniy Herasymiv, Attorney At Law, Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Yurist i Zakon European Union takes much effort to protect air passenger rights by improving legislation. In February 2005, Regulation (EC) 261/2004 was enacted setting up common rules on compensation and assistance to passengers in the event of denied boarding, flight cancellations, […]

Yevgen O. Solovyov
Closing a business 05/2013

Author: Evgen Solovyov, Attorney at Law, Ilyashev & Partners Source: The Economichna Pravda A new bill was introduced into Ukrainian Parliament to simplify the liquidation of sole proprietorships* that don’t have employees by amending certain legislation. The bill suggests amending the Civil Code, the Commercial Code, the Legal Entities and Sole Proprietors Act and Mandatory […]


Failed Destination: Why Ukraine is Late with Open Skies 05/2013

Author: Arseniy Herasymiv, Attorney at Law, Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Liga.net Negotiations on Ukraine’s accession to the EU Common Aviation Area Agreement, also known as the Open Skies, were announced back in December 2006. The agreement would allow Ukrainian and EU airlines to fly over each other’s territory. To date, however, Moldova is […]

Roman V. Marchenko
To sell Antonov: will private investors save Ukrainian aviation industry 05/2013

Author: Ekaterina Grebenik Source: Transport Strategies Center The government gets back to corporatization of aviation enterprises. It follows from the economic development program for 2013-2014, approved by the Cabinet of Ministers in late February. According to the program, the state holding company «Antonov» shall be incorporated in late 2013. Its authorized capital will be formed […]


(Русский) Налог на недвижимость: кто крайний? 05/2013

By Viktoria Vatamaniuk, Attorney at Law, Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Ekonomichna Pravda Tax authorities are actively preparing to administer real property tax. Although the imposition of this new tax is criticized by many professionals as being socially unfair and economically ineffective, it is obvious that it has to be put up with. Though […]

Vadym A. Kizlenko
New Bankruptcy Act sets timescales for bankruptcy proceedings, defines creditor’s rights and regulates the profession of insolvency practitioner 04/2013

The new version of the Bankruptcy Act enacted on January 19, 2013 has introduced a number of changes to bankruptcy proceedings. More details were reported by Vadym Kizlenko, an insolvency practitioner* and trial attorney with Ilyashev and Partners Law Firm, in a round table discussion entitled «Bankruptcy Proceedings under New Bankruptcy Act». Cases heard under […]


Statutory regulation on assessing moral damages in Ukraine 04/2013

Oleksandr Denysenko, attorney at Ilyashev & Partners Source: The Yuryst i Zakon Assessing moral damages has been relevant for the Ukrainian law enforcement practice for years. The issue has arisen since the entry into force of the Law of Ukraine “On amending regulations of Ukraine regarding protection of honor, dignity and business reputation of individuals […]


Government draft laws on easing procedures for discontinuation of activities of individual entrepreneurs are ambiguous and need to be improved 04/2013

Source: Interfax-Ukraine The Cabinet of Ministers proposing to simplify the procedures for discontinuation of activities of self-employed individual entrepreneurs initiates a number of ambiguous amendments to the relevant provisions of the Civil Code of Ukraine. This opinion was expressed by Taras Utiralov, a lawyer of Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm, when commenting on government draft […]

Vadym A. Kizlenko
Bringing more order to bankruptcy procedure 03/2013

By: Vadym Kizlenko Source: The Companion Insolvency is a regulated profession The new Bankruptcy Act raises qualification requirements for insolvency practitioners*. Now, anyone who wishes to practise as an insolvency practitioner must speak Ukrainian, have a degree in law or economics and needs to pass the official exam and complete an internship. It is also […]


Real estate rejig 02/2013

Authors: Maksym Kopeychykov is a Attorney at Law, Partner and Leonid Gilevych is a lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source «The Lawyer» Ukraine is entering 2013 with new rules for the registration of real estate rights. On 1 January 2013 the new procedure for registration of corporeal rights to real estate and their […]


Environmental disaster 02/2013

Olena Kryvko For «Yurydychna Praktyka» The right to secure environmental safety by the state is not explicitly enshrined in the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (the Convention). However, environmental issues may be raised and be subject to its protection and, therefore, under the protection of the European Court of […]

Maksym V. Kopeychykov
Real estate tax to start on limited set of properties 02/2013

Author: Maksym Kopeychykov, Attorney at Law, Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: Kyiv Post Catching up to a practice adopted long ago in Western nations, owners of large apartments and houses in Ukraine will start paying real estate taxes this year. While experts praise the introduction of the new tax, they also note […]


Calculation presented 02/2013

By Mykola Aleksyuk, lawyer, Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: «Yuryst» Since January 1, 2013, amendments were introduced to the Tax Code of Ukraine, which fundamentally change the method of income tax collection. Firstly, the interest rate of income tax is reduced. It, apart from some exceptions, will comprise 19%. Secondly, it is provided that […]


Partnership for Ukraine to Successfully Compete in the Global Economy 02/2013

The large-scale project to develop the annual Report of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine

Roman V. Marchenko
Flight Permit System Holds the Development of Business Aviation in Ukraine – expert 02/2013

Source: UNIAN PPR (Prior Permission Required) flight permit system hampers the development of business aviation in Ukraine, while economies with developed business aviation markets have a notification-only system in place, Roman Marchenko, Senior Partner at Ilyashev & Partners, commented to UNIAN. «In the United States, the owner of a private aircraft must notify the authorities […]


Moving the company to another country within the EU 02/2013

Olena Kryvko, lawyer, Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: The Yuryst i Zakon. The Liga Zakon Currently, the companies registered in the EU member state may freely move their actual location, including its head office and production, to another member state. In addition, in Europe it has become significant whether the companies are able to […]


Human rights protections in extradition 02/2013

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Oleksii V. Khrystoforov
Tax changes to watch out for in 2013 02/2013

Source «KiyvPost» By Oleksii Khrystoforov Attorney at Law, Head of Kharkiv Office «Ilyashev and Partners» The coming year is set to be busy, with numerous changes to regulations governing both business and the social spheres. In 2012, the Tax Code of Ukraine was subject to more than 50 amendments, many of which have come into […]

Maksym V. Kopeychykov
The new ownership registration procedure can revive the real estate market 02/2013

On the first day of the new year the Ukrainians were be pleasantly surprised, i.e. the usual procedure for real estate ownership registration has changed. Henceforth, any notary is able to register the ownership right, which also results in a reduced timeframe. However, the transition period is likely to be characterized by some technical and […]

Maksym V. Kopeychykov
Simplified to “holes” 02/2013

New rules for registration of real estate have created loopholes for fraud. Although the Prime Minister told bring order quickly do not work: the chain of information transmission from oldest to newest registrants broken.

Vadym A. Kizlenko
Bankruptcy in a new light: «insider» liquidators and squandering state property 02/2013

Source Finance.ua On January 19, 2013, a new wording of the Law «On Restoration of the Debtor’s Solvency or Declaring a Debtor Bankrupt» was enacted. It is aimed at more effective protection of creditors’ rights and restriction of fraudulent bankruptcy. The main innovations of the new Law are as follows. Firstly, the case on bankruptcy […]

Oleksii V. Khrystoforov
Securities transactions «driven» in the exchange sector 02/2013

Source «Ukrainska pravda. Economic truth» Tax innovations legislator is trying to «force» securities transactions in the stock market sector of the OTC sector. Told lawyer, head of Kharkiv office of law firm «Ilyashev and Partners» Oleksii Khrystoforov. «Because of the innovations of the Tax Code in transactions of sale of securities and derivatives transactions on […]

Yevgen O. Solovyov
What has changed in the enterprise registration? 02/2013

Source «Minfin» On December 17, 2012, the amendments to the Law of Ukraine «On State Registration of Legal Entities and Individual Entrepreneurs» became effective. Henceforth, the extract from the Unified State Register of Legal Entities and Individual Entrepreneurs shall have additional information about the activities of a business entity, as well as information about its […]

Irina A. Kirichenko
The cost of popularity for a medical brand 02/2013

Article by Irina A. Kirichenko, Lawyer, Patent Attorney of Ukraine, The cost of popularity for a medical brand in “Intellectual Property” magazine, Russia, January 2013.

Maksym V. Kopeychykov
The new ownership registration procedure can revive the real estate market 01/2013

16.01.2013 BUSINESS No.1-2 (1040-1041) dated 14.01.2013 On the first day of the new year the Ukrainians will be pleasantly surprised, i.e. the usual procedure for real estate ownership registration will change. Any notary will be able to register the ownership right, which will also result in a reduced timeframe. However, the transition period is likely […]


Online trading: is contract needed? 01/2013

Source “Ekonomichna Pravda” In November 2012, the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade clarified that the business entities engaged in e-commerce shall be guided by the rules governing selling goods on order and outside the commercial premises, approved by the order of the government agency No. 103 dated April 19, 2007. Actually it was a […]

Maksym V. Kopeychykov
New rules of real estate registration. Risks for the owner and the buyer 01/2013

By Maksym Kopeychykov attorney, partner, Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm Source: «Forbes» The new procedure is intended to make life of buyers and sellers of real estate easier. Currently, the ownership right is registered with issuance of the certificate and, in fact, it is registered by the registration authorities of the State Registration Service at […]


Property tax: who, for what and how much to pay 01/2013

(Русский) 1 января вступила в силу статья 265 Налогового кодекса Украины, регламентирующая порядок исчисления и уплаты налога на недвижимость.

Roman V. Marchenko
Expert opinion: Continuing crisis will reduce the number of disputes on debt collection 01/2013

О категориях наиболее распространенных исков 2012 года

Roman V. Marchenko
Make publicity 01/2013

(Русский) О работе судебной системы рассказал в интервью "Юридической практике" старший партнер фирмы, адвокат Роман Марченко.

Irina A. Kirichenko
Triumphal Mark 12/2012

(Русский) О регистрации, использовании и защите торговых марок

Irina A. Kirichenko
Right to misinformation, or idle word 10/2012

Source: http://www.apteka.ua/article/164261 Apteka Issue #861 (40) 15.10.2012 Original text available in Russian only Свобода одного кончается там, где начинается свобода другого В. Гюго Очередной информационный «апокалипсис» снова не состоялся: 18 сентября в первом чтении нашим парламентом был принят законопроект № 11013 «О внесении изменений в Уголовный и Уголовно-процессуальный кодексы Украины относительно усиления ответственности за посягательство […]

Vyacheslav О. Sytyi
Hostels: Transfer Cannot Be Left 08/2012

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Эксперт, 27 августа 2012 http://expert.ua/articles/18/0/10513/ Принятый недавно Закон Украины «Об общегосударственной целевой программе передачи общежитий в собственность территориальных общин на 2012–2015 годы» (см. «Продать и уничтожить») свидетельствует о готовности государства начать передачу территориальным общинам всех общежитий, которые находятся в сфере действия Закона Украины […]

Irina A. Kirichenko
Information Feast of Spirit or How to Live a Delicious Life! 08/2012

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Аптека, 20 августа 2012 http://www.apteka.ua/article/157035 Лето–2012 было жарким как в прямом, так и переносном смысле: очередными информационными «бомбами» стали законы «Об основах государственной языковой политики», «О внесении изменений в Основы законодательства Украины о здравоохранении относительно установления ограничений во время осуществления руководителями и работниками […]


To Judge Оn a Case-by-Case Basis 08/2012

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Юридическая практика, 14 августа 2012 http://yurpractika.com/article.php?id=100105000 Европейский суд по правам человека (Евросуд) рассматривает заявления о нарушении основных принципов Конвенции о защите прав человека и основоположных свобод (Конвенция) и протоколов к ней от любого лица, неправительственной организации или группы лиц (статья 35 Конвенции). Юри­дические […]

Oleksii V. Khrystoforov
The Acting Government Will Not Dare to a Breakthrough in the Land Issue 08/2012

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Бизнес, 6 августа 2012 http://www.business.ua/articles/tribune/Deystvuyuschaya_vlast_ne_reshitsya_na_proryv_v_zemelnom_voprose-34925/ Доступное бизнесу кредитование – одна из основных предпосылок существования и развития полноценных рыночных отношений. Как известно, во всех странах с развитой рыночной экономикой базовым элементом кредитной системы является банк. Современные коммерческие банки, работающие на рынках наиболее развитых мировых […]


Amnesty. Unresolved Issues 08/2012

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Зеркало недели, 3 августа 2012 http://zn.ua/LAW/amnistiya_neuregulirovannye_voprosy-106455.html Реформы в уголовно-процессуальном и уголовном законодательстве Украины продолжаются. Изменения законодательства требуют «притирки», понимания, банального привыкания. Естественным является то, что новые механизмы не сразу работают безупречно и возникают некоторые рабочие вопросы, недоразумения. Один из них — вопрос применения […]

Leonid O. Gilevich
How to Put in Commission the Object of I-III Complexity Categories: Step by Step Instruction 08/2012

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Building Business, 1 июля 2012 Одно из ключевых нововведений Закона Украины «О регулировании градостроительной деятельности» – введение понятия «категория сложности объекта строительства», от которой зависит, какие разрешения и согласования необходимо получить для строительства и принятия в эксплуатацию объекта. О стадиях и особенностях реализации […]

Oleksii V. Khrystoforov
Code is Not Enough 07/2012

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Экономические известия, 3 июля 2012 http://blogs.eizvestia.com/full/kodeksa-nedostatochno Месяц назад, 1 июня, вступил в силу новый Таможенный кодекс, принятие которого в значительной степени явилось следствием стремления законодателя адаптировать законодательство к международным стандартам, к требованиям Генерального соглашения о тарифах и торговле (ГАТТ, на его основе впоследствии […]


Almighty European Court 07/2012

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Юридическая практика, 3 июля 2012 http://yurpractika.com/article.php?id=100104630 Защита прав интеллектуальной собственности от посягательств государства возможна через Европейский суд по правам человека Существуют разные мнения относительно того, имеет ли Европейский суд по правам человека (Евросуд) — институция, которая стоит на защите фундаментальных прав человека, — […]


A High-level Review 06/2012

This content is available only in original language of publication – Ukrainian. Судовий вісник, 28 червня 2012 Питання повторного розгляду справи ВСУ з підстав встановлення Європейським судом з прав людини порушення Україною міжнародних зобов’язань Відповідно до своєї компетенції Верховний Суд України (ВСУ) переглядає справи у разі встановлення міжнародною судовою установою, юрисдикцію якої визнано Україною, порушення […]

Yevgen O. Solovyov
New Age Financial Pyramids 06/2012

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Компаньон, 21 июня 2012 http://www.companion.ua/Articles/Content?Id=200073 Возрождение «МММ» в новом формате обнажило многочисленные пробелы законодательства не только Украины, но и других стран, регулирующего вопросы финансовых услуг, рекламы и телекоммуникаций. В соответствии с действующим законодательством Украины «МММ-2011» не является юридическим лицом и финансовым учреждением, деятельность […]

Irina A. Kirichenko
Ban on Advertising of Medicines as a Virtue in Law 06/2012

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Аптека, 11 июня 2012 http://www.apteka.ua/article/146907 Закон есть то, что мы разъясняем (поговорка древнеримских юристов). Специализированные в области медицины СМИ, возможно, станут-таки монополистами в сфере рекламы лекарственных средств: вместо одиозного и растерявшего к моменту принятия всю свою уничтожительную силу законопроекта № 7007 (но частично […]


State under Сontrol 06/2012

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Юридическая практика, 5 июня 2012 http://yurpractika.com/article.php?id=100104421 Защита инвестиций гарантирована государством, но не секрет, что наше государство не всегда соблюдает эти гарантии, а в некоторых случаях само является источником нарушения прав инвесторов. В делах о незаконной приватизации и о признании недействительными инвестиционных договоров защита […]

Vadym A. Kizlenko
All Power Belongs to the Ministry of Justice 05/2012

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Юридическая практика,  29 мая 2012 http://yurpractika.com/article.php?id=100104363 Став единственным полномочным органом в сфере реализации государственной политики по вопросам банкротства, Минюст установил четкие правила игры Указом Президен­та Украи­ны № 395/ 2011 «Об ут­вер­ждении По­ло­же­ния о Ми­ни­стер­стве ­юстиции Укра­ины» (Указ № 395/2011), подпи­санным 6 апреля 2011 года, главным органом в системе […]

Irina A. Kirichenko
Disputes for “Medicinal” Names: Experience of the Russian Federation 05/2012

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Аптека, 28 мая 2012 http://www.apteka.ua/article/144267 Рыба становится виновной, когда проглотит крючок: чужая собственность! Станислав Ежи Лец Нормативная платформа: единство в теории — аналогия в практике Информационным поводом для написания данной статьи послужил V Международный форум «Интеллектуальная собственность – XXI век», проходивший 17–20 апреля 2012 г. […]

Maksym V. Kopeychykov
Farm and Function 05/2012

The Lawyer, Маy 28, 2012 Agflation is the reason that neither Ukraine’s worldfamous corruption, its complicated regulations nor its lack of transparency have stopped international companies getting involved in the agriculture sector in the country. Despite the fact that in most cases this only involves the export of agricultural products, some brave hearts have integrated […]

Oleksii V. Khrystoforov
A Different Football 05/2012

Текст доступний лише мовою оригіналу – російською. Фокус, 23 мая 2012 http://focus.ua/opinion/232224/ В Украине решили не следовать правилам УЕФА и по-своему бороться с беспорядками на стадионах во время чемпионата Евро-2012 За последнее время я насчитал около полудюжины побоищ на украинских стадионах. Недавно фанаты избили двух стюардов на матче между харьковским «Металлистом» и донецким «Шахтёром». Прошлой […]


Peculiarities of Taxation of Foreign Investment 05/2012

This content is available only in original language of publication – Ukrainian. Юрист & Закон, 22 травня 2012 Підприємства з іноземними інвестиціями як звичайні платники податків Згідно з чинним законодавством, підприємством з іноземними інвестиціями вважається таке підприємство, в статутному капіталі якого не менш як десять відсотків становить іноземна інвестиція (ст. 116 Господарського кодексу України). Слід […]

Vadym A. Kizlenko
Amendments to the Law “On Bankruptcy” Will be Beneficial to Banks and State Agencies 05/2012

This content is available only in original language of publication – Ukrainian. Економічна правда, 18 травня 2012 http://www.epravda.com.ua/news/2012/05/18/324063/ Зміни до закону “Про банкрутство”, розроблені Мін’юстом, будуть вигідні банкам та державним органам, які зможуть списати безнадійну заборгованість. Про це заявив адвокат ЮФ “Ілляшев та Партнери” Вадим Кізленко, коментуючи розробку Мін’юстом змін в нову редакцію закону “Про відновлення […]

Irina A. Kirichenko
Hitting One Gateway 05/2012

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Юридическая практика, 01 мая 2012 http://yurpractika.com/article.php?id=100104192 Правами на трансляции футбольных матчей Лиги чемпионов может распоряжаться только УЕФА В преддверии проведения на Укра­ине футбольного чемпионата Евро-2012 особенно актуальными становятся «симметричные» вопросы защиты прав интеллектуаль­ной собственности (ИС) УЕФА. Укра­ина гарантировала УЕФА полную защиту прав ИС […]


Contract for the Сonstruction of Yacht 04/2012

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Шкипер, 20 апреля 2012 http://www.skipper.kiev.ua/index.php?option=com_zoo&task=item&item_id=466&Itemid=134&lang=ru Заключение и исполнение договора строительства яхты затрагивает целый комплекс правоотношений международного права, страхования, финансовых инструментов и является довольно сложным процессом, который невозможно уместить в одной статье. Настоящая статья лишь акцентирует внимание на отдельных моментах, на которые, по моему […]

Roman V. Marchenko
The Practice of Setting Aside Arbitral Awards in Ukraine 04/2012

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Юр газета, 17 апреля 2012 Согласно Закону Украины «О международном коммерческом арбитраже» (далее – «Закон») под арбитражем понимается «любой арбитраж (третейский суд) независимо от того, образуется ли он специально для рассмотрения отдельного дела или осуществляется постоянно действующим арбитражным учреждением, в частности Международным коммерческим […]

Stanislav Y. Koptilin
The Practice of Setting Aside Arbitral Awards in Ukraine 04/2012

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Юр газета, 17 апреля 2012 Согласно Закону Украины «О международном коммерческом арбитраже» (далее – «Закон») под арбитражем понимается «любой арбитраж (третейский суд) независимо от того, образуется ли он специально для рассмотрения отдельного дела или осуществляется постоянно действующим арбитражным учреждением, в частности Международным коммерческим […]

Mikhail I. Ilyashev
Who is the New Code of Criminal Procedure for – Citizens or Government? 04/2012

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. УНИАН, 13 апреля 2012 ГЛАВНАЯ ЗАДАЧА ВЛАСТИ – ПРИНУДИТЬ ПРАВООХРАНИТЕЛЬНЫЕ ОРГАНЫ СОБЛЮДАТЬ ЗАКОННОСТЬ В профессиональных кругах новый УПК обсуждается глубоко и серьезно. Права защиты и обвинения не то, чтобы совсем уравниваются, но делаются более сбалансированными. Сторона защиты получает больше прав и больше возможностей […]

Irina A. Kirichenko
Unforeseen Side Effects 04/2012

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Компаньон, 11 апреля 2012 http://www.companion.ua/Articles/Content?Id=191183 Потребители лекарств очень зависимы от брендов, рекламы, советов специалистов, поэтому по всем указанным направлениям производители ведут острую борьбу, в которую зачастую вмешивается государство. Из всех видов потребительских товаров есть совершенно особый, покупая который мы руководствуемся не собственным императивом, […]

Mikhail I. Ilyashev
The Obstacle to Exercise of Civil Rights is not Only the Old Code of Criminal Procedure, but Also its Non-Compliance 04/2012

This content is available only in original language of publication – Ukrainian. Економічна правда, 10 квітня 2012 http://www.epravda.com.ua/news/2012/04/10/321234/ Майже всі практикуючі юристи вказують на те, що головною перешкодою на шляху реалізації прав громадян в кримінальному процесі є не тільки застарілий КПК, а його невиконання. Таку думку висловив керуючий партнер, адвокат ЮФ “Ілляшев та партнери” Михайло […]

Mikhail I. Ilyashev
Calling and Recognition 04/2012

Status, April 2012 Managing Partner of Ilyashev & Partners does not regret that 15 years ago he stayed up late into the night. As a result of tireless work, he gained not only reputation and publicity, but also valuable experience Mikhail Ilyashev, when he just started the firm, had to prove his ability to advocate […]


The European Parliament Resolution Adopted for the Unification of Air Passengers’ Rights 04/2012

This content is available only in original language of publication – Ukrainian. Економічна правда, 5 квітня 2012 http://www.epravda.com.ua/news/2012/04/5/320799/ Метою резолюції Європарламенту щодо захисту прав авіа пасажирів, що була прийнята 29 березня 2012 року є уніфікація прав пасажирів та вироблення єдиних стандартів їх обслуговування. Таку думку “Економічній правді” висловив адвокат ЮФ “Ілляшев та Партнери” Арсеній Герасимів. […]


Witnesses are Not Provided with Guarantee 04/2012

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Юридическая практика, 03 апреля 2012 http://yurpractika.com/article.php?id=100103982 Действующее уголовно-процессуальное законодательство не дает свидетелю гарантий защиты его прав Конкретное и четкое определение прав и обязанностей субъектов уголовно-процессуальной деятельности, в частности свидетелей, должно четко регламентироваться законом и быть в таком соотношении, которое позволяло бы им активно […]

Irina A. Kirichenko
1 April: Up-to-Date About Intellectual 04/2012

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Аптека, 02 апреля 2012 http://www.apteka.ua/article/135193 За новизной бежать покорно народ бессмысленно привык А.С. Пушкин В эпоху торжества толерантности, верховенства политкорректности и победы самых нетрадиционных сил Добра над тем, что теперь рекламируется как Зло, пора бы уже переименовать совершенно неактуальный сегодня День Дурака в […]


The Best Compromise 04/2012

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Эксперт, 2 апреля 2012 http://www.expert.ua/articles/18/0/10049/ Вал жалоб в Европейский суд по правам человека и периодические пикеты под стенами украинских судов демонстрируют отчетливое нежелание граждан мириться с нынешними реалиями украинского правосудия Правосудия, основу которого (99,8%) составляют обвинительные приговоры и тысячи заключенных, бессрочно находящихся под […]

Andriy B. Lytvyn
Problem Issues of Enforceability of Court Decisions 03/2012

This content is available only in original language of publication – Ukrainian. Судовий вісник, 29 березня 2012 Велика кількість часу витрачається на отримання рішення суду, яке набрало законної сили, у разі його постановлення при неявці в судове засідання однієї зі сторін У сучасному світі час цінується понад усе, а особливо його цінують юристи та їх […]

Valeriia V. Gudiy
Practice Shows That Courts are Loyal to Outsourcing 03/2012

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Бизнес, 05 марта 2012 http://www.business.ua/articles/tribune/Praktika_pokazyvaet_chto_sudy_loyalno_otnosyatsya_k_autsorsingu-26830/ В Украине уже немало предприятий, которые не нанимают сотрудников самостоятельно, а пользуются услугами работников, которых им предоставляют специализированные компании, занимающиеся аутсорсингом или аутстаффингом (см БИЗНЕС №46 от 14.11.11г. стр.24-26). Как правило, компания, использующая персонал сторонней организации, стремится избавиться […]

Irina A. Kirichenko
CCU Reminded of Law 03/2012

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Юридическая практика, 06 марта 2012 http://yurpractika.com/article.php?id=100103772 Вопреки сложившемуся мнению, решение КСУ о реализации прав на информацию и невмешательство в частную жизнь не является новеллой Репутация, как известно, тяжело обретается, но легко теряется. Многие средства массовой информации (СМИ) в погоне за сенсацией преувеличивают значение […]

Mikhail I. Ilyashev
Basic Priority 02/2012

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Юридическая практика, 28 февраля 2012 http://yurpractika.com.ua/article.php?id=100103693 Михаил Ильяшев: «Наша цель — сохранить темпы и динамику роста на уровне 2011 года» Взвешенная кадровая политика и ориентированность на результат позволили ЮФ «Ильяшев и Партнеры» быстро преодолеть последствия кризиса, сохранить статус одной из наиболее эффективных юрфирм […]

Irina A. Kirichenko
Information Outrage or Is There a Right to Censorship? 02/2012

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Зеркало недели, 24 февраля 2012 http://zn.ua/LAW/informatsionnyy_bespredel,_ili_est_li_pravo_na_tsenzuru-97816.html Резонанс, который вызвало в СМИ решение Конституционного суда Украины от 20 января 2012 года №2рп/2012 в деле по конституционному обращению Жашковского районного совета Черкасской области относительно официального толкования положений ч. 1, 2 ст. 32, ч. 2, 3 […]


The New Code of Criminal Procedure Does More Good Than Harm 02/2012

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Kyiv Post, 21 февраля 2012 http://www.kyivpost.ua/opinion/op-ed/novyj-ugolovno-processualnyj-kodeks-neset-bolshe-polzy-chem-vreda-36617.html Знакомясь с проектом нового Уголовно-процессуального кодекса Украины, внесенного на рассмотрение парламента президентом Виктором Януковичем и уже одобренного Радой в первом чтении, нельзя не заметить улучшения. Глубокий анализ изменений возможен лишь при написании научной работы, поэтому, коротко остановлюсь […]

Stanislav Y. Koptilin
Arbitration Has Gone on Trial 02/2012

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Юридическая практика, 06 февраля 2012 http://yurpractika.com/article.php?id=100103553 В данной статье на примере конкретного разбирательства, в котором на стороне государственного предприятия участвовали авторы статьи, будет рассмотрен вопрос касательно пределов вмешательства судебных органов государства в рассмотрение спора международным коммерческим арбитражем. Семь кругов суда 10 января 2003 […]

Roman V. Marchenko
Arbitration Has Gone on Trial 02/2012

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Юридическая практика, 06 февраля 2012 http://yurpractika.com/article.php?id=100103553 В данной статье на примере конкретного разбирательства, в котором на стороне государственного предприятия участвовали авторы статьи, будет рассмотрен вопрос касательно пределов вмешательства судебных органов государства в рассмотрение спора международным коммерческим арбитражем. Семь кругов суда 10 января 2003 […]

Irina A. Kirichenko
Constitutional Court Did Not “Legalize” Censorship 02/2012

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Экономическая правда, 1 февраля 2012 http://www.epravda.com.ua/columns/2012/02/1/314727/ Очередные апокалиптические сообщения некоторых СМИ о том, что отныне любая информация о личной жизни должностных лиц – тайна за „семью печатями”, а кто ослушается – будет „репрессирован”, не имеет под собой никаких объективных оснований. Информационным поводом для […]

Oleksii V. Khrystoforov
Take, Take a Snap of It, Photographer … 01/2012

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Зеркало недели, 20 января 2012 http://zn.ua/LAW/ty_snimi,_snimi_ego,_fotograf-95985.html Использование современных цифровых аудио-, видеотехнологий для защиты гражданами своих прав в повседневной жизни стало объек­тивной реальностью последних лет. Водители записывают на видео и выкладывают во Всемирную паутину действия работников ГАИ, в том же Харькове пассажиры снимают на […]

Irina A. Kirichenko
Trading Blot 01/2012

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Юридическая практика, 01 января 2012 http://yurpractika.com/article.php?id=100103361 Инновационные лекарственные средства: «побочные эффекты» популярности Блокбастеры бывают не только «в кино». В фармацевти­чес­кой отрасли блокбастер — это лидер соответствующего сегмента рынка лекарственных средств (ЛС): патентованный препарат под брендовым названием, годовой объем продаж которого превышает 1 млрд […]

Irina A. Kirichenko
Advertising Medicines: Apocalypse is Not Today 01/2012

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Аптека, 16 января 2012 http://www.apteka.ua/article/119393 …чтобы спасти тонущего, недостаточно протянуть руку — надо, чтобы он в ответ подал свою В. Пелевин Новый 2012 г. успел порадовать нас несколькими новеллами украинского законодательства, из которых, наконец, стала прослеживаться стратегия экономического развития государства, а именно — […]


Air Tests 01/2012

This content is available only in original language of publication – Ukrainian. Український юрист, січень 2012 Судова практика щодо відшкодування шкоди, завданої на авіаційному транспорті за 2011 рік, позначилася не вельми гучними, проте знаковими справами 2011 року судова практика України не була відзначена великою кількістю справ, пов’язаних з відшкодуванням шкоди, завданої на авіаційному транспорті. Здебільшого […]

Yevgen O. Solovyov
Europrotocol: Meanwhile it is Easier “On the Spot” 12/2011

This content is available only in original language of publication – Ukrainian. Економічна правда, 22 грудня 2011 http://www.epravda.com.ua/columns/2011/12/22/310783/ Страхова компанія в першу чергу створюється з метою отримання прибутку. Якщо будуть підстави не виплачувати кошти, скоріш за все, вона скористується такою можливістю. А враховуючи досвід росіян, незнання або недотримання водіями правил оформлення європротоколів надавало страховим компаніям […]

Oleksii V. Khrystoforov
Will Powers of Attorneys Be Expanded? 12/2011

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Юридическая практика, 20 декабря 2011 http://yurpractika.com/article.php?id=100103245 Ни адвокаты, ни специалисты в области права не желают уступать свои позиции Эффективная и независимая адвокатура — визитная карточка правового государства, один из важнейших институтов современного гражданского общества. Со дня вступления в силу Закона Украины «Об адвокатуре», […]

Valeriia V. Gudiy
Topical Issues of Labor Disputes 12/2011

This content is available only in original language of publication – Ukrainian. Судовий вісник, 20 грудня 2011 Судова практика наразі доказує що районні суди мають певні складнощі при вирішенні трудових спорів При формуванні органів управління підприємства, засновник своїм вибором не тільки визначає керівний виконавчий орган, який буде здійснювати функції управління оперативно-господарською діяльністю підприємства, але й, […]

Roman V. Marchenko
To Russia or Holland? 12/2011

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Экономические известия, 12 декабря 2011 http://blogs.eizvestia.com/full/v-rossiyu-ili-gollandiyu На днях благодаря Facebook я прочитал интересный диалог, состоявшийся, по-видимому, между радикалом и протывсихом. — Ну вот, опять страну, которая дала миру Лобачевского и Менделеева, будут высмеивать всем миром. Да уж, хватит давить кнопки на клавиатурах, пора […]

Irina A. Kirichenko
Medical “Entitlement” or Whom the Law Protects? 12/2011

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Аптека, 12 декабря 2011 http://www.apteka.ua/article/112378 Официально моя работа называется «оператор live news». Церковноанглийское «live» здесь честнее было бы заменить на «dead» — если называть вещи своими именами В. Пелевин, S.N.U.F.F. Провожая 2011 г., хочется вспомнить наиболее значимые для отрасли события. Не претендуя на […]

Maksym V. Kopeychykov
Simplification of State Registration of Rights to Real Estate May Open New Possibilities for Abuse 11/2011

This content is available only in original language of publication – Ukrainian. Економічна правда, 29 листопада 2011 http://www.epravda.com.ua/news/2011/11/29/307373/ Прийняття законопроекту “Про внесення змін до деяких законодавчих актів України щодо спрощення державної реєстрації речових прав на нерухоме майно та їх обтяжень” може відкрити нові можливості для зловживань, зокрема, з боку нотаріусів. Таку думку висловив партнер юридичної […]

Maksym V. Kopeychykov
Town-planning Legislation Needs Revision 11/2011

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Building.ua, 15 ноября 2011 http://building.ua/Gradostroitelnoe-zakonodatelstvo-nugdaetsya-v-dorabotke Наше новое «революционное» градостроительное законодательство необходимо продолжать реформировать. Закон, вступивший в действие в марте 2011 «О регулировании градостроительной деятельности» – рамочный. Для того, чтобы он стал действенным, необходимо принять еще 9 законов и около 40 подзаконных актов. В […]

Maksym V. Kopeychykov
Laws and Being 11/2011

Текст доступний лише мовою оригіналу – російською. Гвардия банков, ноябрь 2011 Изменения в финансовом законодательстве Украины могут быть использованы для усиления государственного контроля, защиты крупных национальных финансово-промышленных групп (ФПГ) и установления ограничений для среднего класса, но для подавляющего большинства населения не являются существенно влияющими на ежедневную жизнь. Осенью 2011 года украинская власть продолжила реформирование законо-дательной […]


Some Peculiarities of Using Vessel Flag 10/2011

This content is available only in original language of publication – Ukrainian. Шкіпер, 21 жовтня 2011 http://www.skipper.kiev.ua/index.php?option=com_zoo&task=item&item_id=421&Itemid=134&lang=ru Морський транспорт, мореплавство є одним з найпопулярніших видів транспорту, але інциденти, що траплялися останнім часом на воді, як-то поширення піратства в Аденській затоці, арешти суден та проблеми з якими їхні екіпажі зіткнулись, поставили гостре питання використання прапора судна. […]

Valeriia V. Gudiy
Women’s Сase 10/2011

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Юридическая практика, 11 октября 2011 http://yurpractika.com/article.php?id=100102669 Закрепление трудовых прав женщин на законодательном уровне позволяет эффективно бороться с их дискриминацией в суде Ратифицировав в 1980 году Конвен­цию ООН 1979 года о ликвидации всех форм дискриминации в отношении женщин, Украина взяла на себя обязательства принимать […]

Roman V. Marchenko
Chances to Break Gas Contract with Russia are Little 09/2011

This content is available only in original language of publication – Ukrainian. Економічна правда, 8 вересня 2011 http://www.epravda.com.ua/news/2011/09/8/297470/ Народний депутат фракції “БЮТ – Батьківщина” Сергій Власенко вважає, що Україна без звернення до міжнародних судів може розірвати контракти на поставку російського газу до України. Інша думка у адвоката та старшого партнера юридичної фірми ” Ілляшев та […]

Maksym V. Kopeychykov
Land Reform May Be Completed by 2012 08/2011

This content is available only in original language of publication – Ukrainian. Економічна правда, 31 серпня 2011 http://www.epravda.com.ua/news/2011/08/31/296534/ Україна має можливість швидко провести земельну реформу та запровадити її з 1 січня 2012 року. Про це заявив адвокат, партнер юридичної фірми “Ілляшев та Партнери” Максим Копейчиков. На його думку, унікальність ситуації полягає в тому, що вже […]


Influence of the Law № 3609-VI on the Сorporate Profit Tax Assessment 08/2011

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Юрист&Закон, 3 августа 2011 1 августа 2011 года Президент Украины подписал, принятый парламентом во втором чтении Законопроект №8217, который вносит существенные изменения в Налоговый кодекс Украины (далее – «НК Украины»). Так, Закону Украины «О внесении изменений в Налоговый кодекс Украины и некоторые другие […]

Valeriia V. Gudiy
Warning Objections 08/2011

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Компаньон, август 2011 Если в стране есть регулирование государством цен и тарифов, то должен быть и орган, который следит за соблюдением механизма. До недавних пор это была Госинспекция по контролю за ценами. В марте этого года Кабмин, реагируя на соответствующий указ Президента, ликвидировал […]

Vyacheslav О. Sytyi
How They Combat Corruption in Ukraine 08/2011

This content is available only in original language of publication – Ukrainian. Kyiv Post, серпень 2011 http://www.kyivpost.ua/opinion/op-ed/yak-v-ukrayini-z-korupciyeyu-boryutsya-27260.html З моменту проголошення незалежності України вкрай гострим залишається питання про корумпованість органів державної влади. Протягом цього періоду держава намагалася боротися з корупцією, зокрема шляхом створення антикорупційної правової бази. Так, в червні 1993 року Парламент прийняв Закон України «Про […]

Roman V. Marchenko
Is a 3 Percent Barrier a Сonstitutional? 08/2011

This content is available only in original language of publication – Ukrainian. Українська правда, серпень 2011 http://www.pravda.com.ua/articles/2011/08/17/6502868/ Як відомо, Міністерство юстиції працює над новим законопроектом про вибори народних депутатів, в якому планує повернутися до змішаної виборчої системи й підвищити прохідний бар’єр для політичних партій до 5%. Пам‘ятаємо, що за діючим законом вибори здійснюються на засадах […]

Roman V. Marchenko
The Formula of Recognition 08/2011

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Юридическая практика, 17 августа 2011 http://yurpractika.com/article.php?id=100102258 Подход к условиям признания решения иностранных судов на Украине необходимо усовершенствовать с учетом зарубежного опыта Как известно, по общему правилу, установленному Гражданским процессуальным кодексом (ГПК) Украины, решения иностранного суда (суда иностранного государства; других компетентных органов иностранных государств, […]

Roman V. Marchenko
Was YVT Given Enough Time for Review of Case Files? 08/2011

This content is available only in original language of publication – Ukrainian. Український тиждень, 10 серпня 2011 http://tyzhden.ua/Columns/50/28317 На тлі останніх гучних справ, які розглядає Печерський райсуд столиці, ще більшої актуальності набуло питання трактування норм кримінально-процесуального закону щодо надання можливості вільного ознайомлення з матеріалами справи підсудному та його захисникові. Причому позиції, скажімо, адвокатів Тимошенко та […]

Roman V. Marchenko
Which Rebranding of Themis for Us is Needed 07/2011

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Эксперт, июль 2011 http://www.expert.ua/articles/8/0/7981/ Одной из первых реформ, которой озаботилась нынешняя власть, стала судебная С утроенной энергией она взялась за ребрендинг Фемиды. Во-первых, чтобы успокоить народ, возмущенный судейскими «прайсами». Во-вторых, чтобы снизить судейский фактор риска для всех иностранных контрагентов, вступающих в экономические отношения […]

Mikhail I. Ilyashev
From Prison and Pouches… 07/2011

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Экономические известия, июль 2011 http://blogs.eizvestia.com/full/ot-tyurmy-i-sumy Необходимость принятия нового Уголовно-процессуального кодекса Украины назрела давно. Сейчас в Украине действует УПК еще советских времен. Сама по себе «старость» такого документа не является плохой — ведь это та стабильность законодательства, о которой давно мечтают не только юристы, […]


How an Entrepreneur Should Behave During an Unscheduled Tax Audit? 07/2011

This content is available only in original language of publication – Ukrainian. Юрист&Закон, 6 липня 2011 По-перше, слід пам’ятати, що перевіряючі мають право приступити до проведення документальної виїзної позапланової перевірки за наявності хоча б однієї з підстав для її проведення, визначених ПК, а саме: • за наслідками перевірок інших платників податків або отримання податкової інформації […]


When to Expect Changes? 07/2011

This content is available only in original language of publication – Ukrainian. Економічна правда, липень 2011 http://www.epravda.com.ua/columns/2011/07/28/293120/ Законопроект ділить платників єдиного податку на чотири категорії. До першої належать фізособи, які не можуть використовувати у господарській діяльності найману працю. Розмір їх граничного доходу становить 150 мінімальних зарплат. Сьогодні існує нагальна потреба в реформуванні спрощеної системи оподаткування […]


Tax Authorities Have No Grounds for Recognition of the Transactions Null and Void 07/2011

This content is available only in original language of publication – Ukrainian. Юрист&Закон, 13 липня 2011 Останнім часом дедалі частіше податківці за результатами проведеної перевірки встановлюють, що вчинені підприємством, яке перевірялось, правочини не спрямовані на реальне настання правових наслідків та є такими, що порушують публічний порядок. На цій підставі фіскали, як правило, встановлюють заниження платником […]


Justice Will be More Expensive 07/2011

This content is available only in original language of publication – Ukrainian. Економічна правда, липень 2011 http://www.epravda.com.ua/news/2011/07/13/291587/ В останній день роботи Верховна рада ухвалила закон “Про судовий збір”, який передбачає унормування питання щодо сплати судового збору в цивільному, адміністративному та господарському судочинстві. Адвокат ЮФ “Ілляшев та Партнери” Микола Буртовий зазначає, що цей документ робить доступ […]

Vyacheslav О. Sytyi
State Demonstrates Lack of Interest in the Development of Arbitration Courts 07/2011

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Бизнес, июль 2011 http://www.business.ua/articles/tribune/Gosudarstvo_demonstriruet_nezainteresovannost_v_razvitii_treteyskih_sudov-17486/ Прошло достаточно времени с момента принятия Закона Украины «О третейских судах». Данный документ по замыслу его разработчиков должен был унифицировать законодательство Украины и гармонизировать его с нормами международного права. Однако третейские суды не стали действенным инструментом защиты прав и […]

Roman V. Marchenko
Why is it Necessary to Protect the Jury Court? Pros and Cons of Judicial Reform 07/2011

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Зеркало недели, июль 2011 http://zn.ua/articles/84122 После первых точечных шагов новой власти на ниве правосудия — сокращения полномочий Верховного суда и делегирования их высшим специализированным инстанциям, наделения «мегаполномочиями» Высшего совета юстиции ­— ­тенденции судебной реформы более-менее просматривались. Кое-какие перекосы после ехидных комментариев оппозиции и […]

Maksym V. Kopeychykov
Imperfections of Land Reform Will be Seen on the Stage of Implementation 07/2011

This content is available only in original language of publication – Ukrainian. Економічна правда, липень 2011 http://www.epravda.com.ua/news/2011/07/8/291225/ 7 липня Верховна рада 260 голосами прийняла закон №8077 “Про Державний земельний кадастр”. Закон набуде чинності з 1 січня 2012 року. На думку партнера юридичної фірми “Ілляшев та Партнери” Максима Копейчикова, законопроект про ринок земель іще вимагає серйозних […]

Roman V. Marchenko
Is There a Need of Honest Courts for Oligarchs? 06/2011

This content is available only in original language of publication – Ukrainian. Економічна правда, червень 2011 http://www.epravda.com.ua/columns/2011/06/30/290428/ Як керівник юрфірми я спілкуюся з надбагатими клієнтами, і мені здається, що чимало з них до справедливого правосуддя вже готові. Частенько, правда, лише тому, що бояться зустрітися на цьому полі з кимось ще більш “зубастим”. Судова реформа, яку […]

Irina A. Kirichenko
REFORM, or New Advertising Trends in the Health Care System 06/2011

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Аптека, 13 июня 2011 http://www.apteka.ua/article/84432 Идею данной статьи (как и импульс искать что-то новое) мне подарил Департамент регуляторной политики в сфере обращения лекарственных средств и продукции в системе здравоохранения МЗ Украи­ны, сначала ратовавший за тотальный запрет рекламы лекарственных средств, а затем нашедший более […]


Actual Tax Audits: Grounds and Consequences 05/2011

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Юрист&Закон, 18 мая 2011 Налоговый кодекс Украины (НКУ) вводит новый для контролирующих органов вид проверки – фактическую. Фактической считается проверка, которая проводится по месту проведения налогоплательщиком деятельности, размещения хозяйственных или иных объектов права собственности такого плательщика. Такая проверка осуществляется налоговыми органами относительно порядка […]


Increase in Penalties According to the Tax Code: Implications for the Taxpayer 05/2011

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Юрист&Закон, 11 мая 2011 Налоговый кодекс Украины (НК Украины) не только расширил полномочия контролирующих органов, но и увеличил штрафные (финансовые) санкции за нарушение налогового, валютного, а также иного законодательства. Так, согласно Закону Украины «О порядке погашения обязательств плательщиками налогов перед бюджетами и государственными […]

Maksym V. Kopeychykov
Those Who is Ready to Receive Income from Agriculture Have to Work on Land 05/2011

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Бизнес, май 2011 С того момента, как земля в Украине стала предметом гражданского оборота, не теряет своей актуальности тема запрета на продажу, или, наоборот, разрешение продажи земель для ведения товарного сельскохозяйственного производства. В уже далеком 2001 году представительский орган украинского народа полагал, что […]

Vadym A. Kizlenko
Bankruptcy – a Tool of Raider or a Panacea for Raider? 05/2011

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Юрист&Закон, май 2011 В условиях переходной экономики, когда происходит перераздел собственности, когда за недорого можно приватизировать стратегическое предприятия, когда в законодательстве есть противоречие норм и пробелы, возникают благоприятные условия для, так называемого, «рейдерства». Сегодня в украинском законодательстве определение понятий «рейдерство» или «рейдер» отсутствует. […]

Irina A. Kirichenko
The Сoncept of Import Substitution. A New Era in Pharmacy (continuance) 04/2011

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Аптека, 18 апреля 2011 http://www.apteka.ua/article/79149 «Невозможное сегодня становится возможным завтра». К. Циолковский «Он был мал, этот самый первый искусственный спутник нашей старой планеты, но его звонкие позывные разнеслись по всем материкам и среди всех народов как воплощение дерзновенной мечты человечества». C. Королев Как […]

Irina A. Kirichenko
The Сoncept of Import Substitution. A New Era in Pharmacy 04/2011

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Аптека, 11 апреля 2011 http://www.apteka.ua/article/78196 Так же замирает сердце перед сказочной невозможностью того, что сейчас произойдет… Здесь обещание чуда действительно кончается чудом. И описать это чудо, как оно есть, нельзя… В. Пелевин В канун 50-летнего юбилея 1-го полета человека в космос у нас […]

Yevgen O. Solovyov
Template for Legal Entity 04/2011

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Компаньон, 6 апреля 2011 http://www.companion.ua/Articles/Content?Id=143770 За свой 13-летний опыт работы я анализировал сотни, если не тысячи, учредительных документов. При этом лишь в нескольких случаях взял бы на себя ответственность сделать заключение, что учредительные документы соответствовали хотя бы законодательству, действующему на момент их утверждения […]


Deputies Saved “Loopholes” in the Tax Code 03/2011

This content is available only in original language of publication – Ukrainian. Економічна правда, березень 2011 http://www.epravda.com.ua/news/2011/03/3/275054/ У прийнятому Верховною радою у грудні 2010 року Податковому кодексі міститься низка норм, які можуть створити проблеми платникам податків і перевіряючим органам, або й навіть використані при проведенні “тіньових” схем. Таку думку висловила юрист юридичної фірми “Ілляшев та […]

Valeriia V. Gudiy
Employees Have Little Power in the Labor Code Draft 03/2011

Kyiv Post, March 2011 http://www.kyivpost.com/news/business/business-sense/detail/99509/ Valeria Gudiy writes: Under new plan, the work week could increase to 48 hours. After the brouhaha surrounding the government’s new tax code last year, the latest new piece of legislation to raise people’s hackles is the draft labor code. The government is gallantly fighting for good standing in the […]

Oleksii V. Khrystoforov
Judiciary Reform: First Results 03/2011

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Зеркало недели, 18 марта 2011 http://zn.ua/articles/77714#article Подписание президентом принятого Верховной Радой Закона Украины №2453-VI «О судоустройстве и статусе судей» ознаменовало начало новой эры в национальном судопроизводстве. С момента вступления в силу упомянутого закона, ставшего отправной точкой долгожданной судебной реформы, прошло уже несколько месяцев. […]

Valeriia V. Gudiy
The New Labour Code – Changes for Employers 02/2011

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Юрист&Закон, 9 февраля 2011 Путь, который прошел новый Налоговый кодекс Украины, вероятнее всего, может повторить и проект Трудового кодекса Украина – без внесения особых изменений в предложенный текст с учётом утихших митингов населения и профсоюзных организаций. Известный римский историк Тит Ливий утверждал, что […]

Irina A. Kirichenko
Ban on Advertising As a Victory of Good Forces Over Mind Forces 02/2011

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Аптека, 28 февраля 2011 http://www.apteka.ua/article/73240 Могла ли мысль в созданье жизнь вдохнуть? «Была в начале Сила». Вот в чем суть. (Гете, Фауст. Перевод Б. Пастернака) Одной из самых острых и горячо обсуждаемых тем на 6-й конференции «ФАРМАЦЕВТИЧЕСКИЙ РЫНОК УКРАИНЫ 2010–2011 гг. ВЕКТОРЫ ДВИЖЕНИЯ […]

Irina A. Kirichenko
Fair Advertising and Unfair Competition 02/2011

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Аптека, 7 февраля 2011 http://www.apteka.ua/article/71012 Ирина Кириченко, патентный поверенный Украины, ЮФ «Ильяшев и Партнеры» Начну с банальности: как мы с вами успели заметить, реклама выступает в качестве важ­нейшего инструмента продвижения товаров на рынке, увеличения объема их продаж и способствует развитию конкуренции. Но конкуренция […]

Maksym V. Kopeychykov
Of the many different ways to protect their rights citizens will soon choose one – self-defense 01/2011

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Бизнес, январь 2011 Среда нарушителей Необходимость защиты нарушенных имущественных прав, как правило, является основной причиной, по которой большинство граждан знакомится с судебной системой Украины. Знакомство это в большинстве случаев приятных эмоций не вызывает, что, впрочем, естественно – неприятен сам по себе факт попрания […]

Roman V. Marchenko
Test for Justice 12/2010

This content is available only in original language of publication – Ukrainian. The Economist, Світ у 2011 Чи буде колись розблоковано судову реформу Як партнер великої юридичної фірми, що від­повідає за судовий напрям, я належу до того відсотка громадян країни, для яких судова ре­форма, пропонована до обговорення владою, є од­ним із пріоритетних питань. І я […]

Yevgen O. Solovyov
Mockery of Sense 12/2010

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Компаньон, 9 декабря 2010 http://www.companion.ua/Articles/Content?Id=126174 С 1 января 2011 г. в Украине будет действовать новый пакет антикоррупционных законов. Среди прочего можно отметить введение ответственности юридических лиц за совершение коррупционных правонарушений; дополнение Кодекса об административных правонарушениях главой о коррупционных административных правонарушениях; дополнение Уголовного кодекса разделом о преступлениях в сфере служебной деятельности в юридических лицах […]

Maksym V. Kopeychykov
New – is Not Always Best 12/2010

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Зеркало недели, 4 декабря 2010 http://www.dt.ua/newspaper/articles/61611 Несовершенство законодательной техники и доминирование принципа политической целесообразности над законностью давно стали притчей во языцех в Украине. Принятие большого количества условно дефективных законов нивелировало представление о законе как об обладающем высшей юридической силой нормативно-правовом акте, практически правовой константе. Сейчас закон зачастую рассматривается […]

Valeriia V. Gudiy
Law of Serfdom 12/2010

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Зеркало недели, декабрь 2010 http://www.zn.ua/newspaper/articles/61651 Принятие Трудового кодекса №1108 от 4 декабря 2007 г. в существующей редакции вполне может вызвать негодование со стороны работающей части населения Украины, удивление мировой общественности и, в определенных моментах, удовлетворение работодателя. Много уже было сказано в прессе о «минусах» данного документа в отношении работника, но, пожалуй, […]

Irina A. Kirichenko
Advertising “Pettifoggery” or Once More About Conscientiousness of Advertising of Medical Products 11/2010

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Аптека, 15 ноября 2010 http://www.apteka.ua/article/60731 Поводом к написанию этой статьи послужили последние законодательные инициативы в части запрета рекламы лекарственных средств и ее ограничений, а также последние информационные мероприятия на данную тему. Так, на сессии «Недобросовестная конкуренция и реклама — как работать в соответствии с последними законодательными стандартами?» в рамках 3-го ежегодного Украинского фармацевтического форума обсуждались […]

Maksym V. Kopeychykov
Trying to Embrace the Boundless 11/2010

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Building Business, ноябрь 2010 История этого закона могла бы соперничать с рейтинговым сериалом на ТВ, ни в чем не уступая последнему по драматургии и многочисленным коллизиям. За два года неоднократно менялась мизансцена и переписывалась сюжетная линия. Но вопреки всем перипетиям проект оказался живучим. […]

Maksym V. Kopeychykov
Restructuring of Local Debts by Ukrainian Banks 10/2010

The Chambers Magazine, Central & Eastern Europe, October 2010 Starting from autumn, 2008, most of the Ukrainian banks had been suffering big problems with liquidity because of a combination of factors, including significant withdrawal of funds from current accounts and deposits by individual and corporate clients and devaluation of the Ukrainian hryvnia, which had substantially […]

Roman V. Marchenko
About Emptiness and Fastness 10/2010

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Компаньон, 19 октября 2010 http://www.companion.ua/Articles/Content/?Id=115943&Callback=69 В менеджменте есть правило о пустоте и твердыне. В нем говорится, что свои выводы нужно основывать только на фактах, которые можно проверить. Это и есть твердое. Все, что основывается на лжи, пустых догадках и оценках, — пустота. Если пытаться построить твердое на пустоте, в итоге получишь пустоту. Это правило […]

Yevgen O. Solovyov
Decision of Constitutional Court on Hand of Corruptionists 10/2010

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Kyiv Post, октябрь 2010 http://www.kyivpost.com/ua/news/opinion/op_ed/detail/87235/ Ситуация с масштабами коррупции в Украине, которая охватила все сферы жизни и не только их (поскольку даже после смерти человека его родственники вынуждены давать взятки, чтобы его нормально похоронить), а также законодательство, призванное бороться с данным явлением, являются […]


Taxpayers Under Simplified Tax System Shall Provide Legal and Audit Services 08/2010

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Kyiv Post, август 2010 http://www.kyivpost.ua/opinion/op-ed/uproschentsyi-smogut-zanimatsya-yuruslugami-i-auditom.html Обнародованный проект Налогового кодекса предполагает снижение планки дохода для субъектов малого предпринимательства, которые будут иметь право использовать упрощенную систему налогообложения, с 500 тыс.грн. до 300 тыс.грн. При этом, в отличие от предыдущего проекта, «упрощенцам» предоставляется возможность оказывать юридические […]


How to Overcome Automobile Marasmus 07/2010

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Kyiv Post, июль 2010 http://www.kyivpost.ua/opinion/op-ed/kak-pobedit-avtomobilnyij-marazm.html Практически каждый автолюбитель хоть раз в жизни сталкивался с проблемой взаимоотношения с доблестными сотрудниками Госавтоинспекции. И в большинстве случаев общение происходит не по желанию водителя. Как правило, после таких встреч человек еще долгое время находится в состоянии стресса. […]

Roman V. Marchenko
Goats and Cabbage 06/2010

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Компаньон, 2 июня 2010 http://www.companion.ua/Articles/Content/?Id=86164 Должно ли правительство думать только о снижении ставок отдельных налогов и сборов или важнее фокусироваться на оптимизации системы их сбора и увеличении базы плательщиков? Как партнер юридической фирмы, занимающейся в том числе и налоговыми спорами, я уверен, что важнее второе, и хорошо бы побыстрее. Хотя бы потому, что на сегодняшний день […]

Mikhail I. Ilyashev
High Council of Justice is Gaining Weight 06/2010

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Экономические известия, июнь 2010 http://eizvestia.com/blogs/full/vsyu-nabiraet-ves В современном мире встречаются различные модели государственного управления. Где-то парламентские, где-то президентско-парламентские, где-то монархии, военные диктатуры и т.п. У Украины есть реальный шанс пойти своим, как всегда, уникальным путем, а именно — стать парламентско-президентской республикой, с третьим, вполне […]

Roman V. Marchenko
Russia May Regret the Black Sea Fleet Deal 05/2010

Kyiv Post, May 2010 http://www.kyivpost.com/news/opinion/op_ed/detail/67566/ Top-level Ukrainian and Russian politicians have given us a few riddles by now. One of them is how two states, or two business partners, act if they want to achieve mutually beneficial goals. The Ukrainian state, to save its economy, is offering the Russian Federation to rent its Black Sea […]

Roman V. Marchenko
Way Home 04/2010

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Зеркало недели, 30 апреля 2010 http://www.zn.ua/newspaper/articles/60034 Насколько людям свойственно ошибаться, я отчетливо осознал после того, как пару лет назад купил билет на рейс одной небольшой авиакомпании до Запорожья. Из-за снегопада нас не приняли ни Запорожье, ни Днепропетровск, и в итоге мы оказались в Донецке. Поскольку моя встреча в Запорожье сорвалась, а вылет обратно в Киев откладывался, […]

Roman V. Marchenko
Haven’t Grown 04/2010

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Зеркало недели, 17 апреля 2010 http://www.zn.ua/newspaper/articles/59872 Что нового дала стране конституционная ночь 1996 года в смысле назначения судей? С одной стороны, был создан новый орган — Высший совет юстиции, с другой — сформирован он был таким образом, что, к сожалению, не справился с основной своей задачей — созданием качественного судейского корпуса. В ст. […]

Mikhail I. Ilyashev
Revolution or Just a Blank Shot 03/2010

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Экономические известия, март 2010 http://eizvestia.com/blogs/full/4193987 Опубликованное на прошлой неделе решение Конституционного суда относительно полномочий Верховного суда Украины стало, наверное, самым обсуждаемым событием в юридической среде. В частности, КС установил, что Верховный суд, согласно Конституции, не наделен полномочиями кассационной инстанции относительно решений высших специализированных […]

Irina A. Kirichenko
Model Advertising Proceedings 03/2010

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Аптека, март 2010 http://www.apteka.ua/article/30145 Написать статью о не/добросовестной рекламе — приятно или, точнее, вольготно — заранее знаешь, что от твоего мнения ничего не зависит. А тут еще такой информационный повод: одну из ведущих фармацевтических компаний мира Антимонопольный комитет Украины (АМКУ) оштрафовал на 1 млн грн. за недобросовестную рекламу безобидного ОТС-препарата Лазолван! Александр Мельниченко, и.о. […]

Roman V. Marchenko
Pledged Apartments: Promises, Like Piecrust, are Made to Be Broken 02/2010

This content is available only in original language of publication – Ukrainian. Дзеркало тижня, 20-26 лютого 2010 http://www.dt.ua/1000/1050/68581/ Вирішуючи питання гамлетівського масштабу: купити чи не купити заставне житло, не слід покладатися на випадок, поради друзів чи кваліфікацію ріелторів. Єдиний спосіб знизити ризики — із залученням юристів перевірити історію квартири аж до «царя Гороха». В ідеалі, […]


Aspects of Execution of Aircraft Purchase and Sale Agreements 02/2010

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Транспорт, февраль 2010 Развитие авиации в мире, появление компаний эконом класса (low cost) делает авиационный транспорт более доступным для населения, а значит, усиливает конкуренцию среди авиаперевозчиков. Это способствует появлению новых игроков на рынке авиаперевозок, его динамическому развитию. В частности, в 2009 году на […]

Mikhail I. Ilyashev
Lack of Political Will 02/2010

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Компаньон, февраль 2010 http://www.companion.ua/Articles/Content/?Id=66105&Callback=72 Украинские власти начали очередной круг борьбы с рейдерством. Опять инициирован ряд изменений в законы, которые призваны стать на пути рейдеров. Но на правильном ли пути стоит власть? Хочет ли она побороть это явление или только пытается продемонстрировать борьбу? В очередной раз хочется […]

Mikhail I. Ilyashev
Nation is Not an Object for Raiders 02/2010

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Экономические известия, февраль 2010 http://eizvestia.com/blogs/full/4189452 На прошлой неделе власть снова удивила избирателей: на сей раз сеансом борьбы за кресло министра внутренних дел. Стороны конфликта апеллировали к законам и Конституции, но на самом деле вряд ли вопрос законности действий был приоритетным для кого-либо из […]

Roman V. Marchenko
For Attorneys Not to Wag Judges 02/2010

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Эксперт, февраль 2010 http://www.expert.ua/articles/8/0/7473/ В стране отсутствует легитимный орган, который мог бы назначать судей на административные должности и с них снимать. У депутатов нет ни большинства, ни стратегии видения страны, поэтому три года идут споры о том, кто именно — Высший совет юстиции, […]

Yevgen O. Solovyov
Ukraine vs. the Corrupted Shoemaker 12/2009

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Экономические известия, декабрь 2009 http://eizvestia.com/blogs/full/4187803 С новогодним боем курантов в силу вступает пакет антикоррупционных законов, принятых Верховной Радой летом. Одно из новшеств ключевого закона «Об основах предупреждения и противодействия коррупции» это существенное расширение перечня лиц, которые могут быть уличены в коррупции, и введение […]

Irina A. Kirichenko
Advertising of Medicines: Beyond the Law or the Common Sense? 12/2009

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Аптека, декабрь 2009 http://www.apteka.ua/article/21380 Помимо того, что господствующие классы должны конституировать свою силу в виде государства, они придают своей воле всеобщее выражение, возводя ее в закон, содержание которого всегда дается отношениями этого класса (см. К. Маркс и Ф. Энгельс, соч., 2-е изд., т. […]

Roman V. Marchenko
Does Justice Exist 12/2009

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Дело, декабрь 2009 http://delo.ua/mneniya/kommentarii/mnenie-est-li-spravedlivost-134655/ Казалось бы, ответ очевиден — конечно, ведь все об этом говорят и как минимум на словах хотят этой самой справедливости. Но все же вопрос «Есть ли на справедливость спрос?» не праздный. Говорят, нельзя врать доктору и юристу. Как партнеру […]

Mikhail I. Ilyashev
Presidential Election: The Entry Fee 11/2009

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Экономические известия, ноябрь 2009 http://eizvestia.com/blogs/full/4185555 Президентская кампания прошла первый промежуточный финиш — определен круг претендентов на высший государственный пост. Не все желающие поучаствовать в президентской гонке смогли преодолеть первый этап — зарегистрироваться кандидатом в президенты. В ЦИК сообщили, что основной причиной отказа в […]

Mikhail I. Ilyashev
The Cost of the Prices 11/2009

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Экономические известия, ноябрь 2009 http://eizvestia.com/blogs/full/4185193 Если в жизни все-таки существуют черные и белые полосы, то, похоже, для украинцев настала черная полоса. Причем это касается не только рядовых граждан, но и вполне успешных бизнесменов. Учитывая скорые выборы, естественно, что все усилия властей направлены в […]

Mikhail I. Ilyashev
Touching the Immunity 10/2009

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Экономические известия, октябрь 2009 http://eizvestia.com/blogs/full/4183872 Неприкосновенность народных депутатов — одна из, пожалуй, наиболее обсуждаемых тем в обществе. Для этой темы характерно то, что почти все требуют и согласны эту неприкосновенность отменить, но этого не происходит. Более того, любые действия в этом направлении выглядят […]

Maksym V. Kopeychykov
Minimization of Corporate Risks in Order to Avoid Growth of Debts 08/2009

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Возникновение и увеличение дебиторской задолженностей остается распространенной болезнью современного бизнеса, а учитывая тот факт, что большинство предприятий в условиях нынешнего кризиса работают со своими контрагентами на условиях отсрочки платежей, необходимость минимизации рисков невозврата дебиторской задолженности актуальна, как никогда. Основной проблемой в этой связи […]

Roman V. Marchenko
Lower the 3 Percent Barrier 07/2009

Kyiv Post, July 2009 http://www.kyivpost.com/news/opinion/op_ed/detail/45551/ By law, parliamentarians are elected on the basis of a proportional system. At the same time, only those parties (blocs) that get at least 3 percent of votes can participate in the distribution of deputies’ mandates. In the last election we watched a desperate struggle among some political parties for […]

Roman V. Marchenko
Bird Strike and Reimbursement of Losses — Practical Aspects 07/2009

This content is available only in original language of publication – Ukrainian. Дзеркало тижня, червень 2009 http://www.dt.ua/1000/1050/63247/ Перше зареєстроване зіткнення літака із птахом сталося 1912 року, коли у Каліфорнії внаслідок потрапляння чайки в рульове керування загинули машина і пілот. Минуло ще пів­століття, доки авіаційна орнітологія розвинулася в окрему науку, яка виявляє закономірності зіткнення птахів із […]

Irina A. Kirichenko
Ukraine’s Membership of WTO: Crisis Realism Experience 06/2009

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Ремедиум, июнь 2009 Десять тысяч лье за спиной, а грабли всё те же В. Пелевин Украина вступила во Всемирную торговую организацию (ВТО) 16 мая 2008 г. Членство в ВТО бы­­ло одним из приоритетов внешнеэкономической политики Украины и декларировалось как системный фактор развития национальной […]

Oleksii V. Khrystoforov
Representing Clients in Court 05/2009

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Valeriia V. Gudiy
Legal Curtains to Aliens 02/2009

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Юридическая практика, февраль 2009 http://yurpractika.com/article.php?id=100096605 В последнее время тема существования Украины в рамках Всемирной торговой организации (ВТО) вызывает интерес не только у отечественных предпринимателей, но и у представителей иностранных государств — физи­ческих и юридических лиц, желающих «делать деньги» на нашей территории. Получив статус […]

Maksym V. Kopeychykov
Role of Сourts in Examination of Disputes Сonnected to Public Procurement 11/2008

This content is available only in original language of publication – Ukrainian. Public Procurement in Ukraine, November 2008 Відповідно до ст. 124 Конституції України, юрисдикція судів поширюється на всі правовідносини, що виникають у державі. Рішенням Конституційного Суду України від 09.07.2002 року щодо тлумачення зазначеної норми встановлено, що право особи (громадянина України, іноземця, особи без громадянства, […]

Irina A. Kirichenko
A Dispute on the Cover Page 11/2008

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Компаньон, ноябрь 2008 http://www.companion.ua/Articles/Content/?Id=26887&Callback=72 Из-за упаковки товара между производителями разгораются нешуточные страсти. Поэтому залогом успеха является продуманная стратегия не только создания креативной упаковки, но и ее защиты. «В жизни то, что вы видите, зависит от того, куда вы смотрите». В. Пелевин Самое красивое […]

Valeriia V. Gudiy
Resolution of Disputes in WTO 06/2008

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Юридическая практика, июнь 2008 http://yurpractika.com/article.php?id=100094831 Решение важных социально-экономических и политических вопросов, становление истинно демократического, правового и экономически развитого государства практически невозможно без использования мирового опыта, опыта развитых стран и деятельности международных организаций. Поэтому для Украины очень важно участие в международном сотрудничестве с учетом […]

Irina A. Kirichenko
Problems of Legal Regulation in Pharmaceutical Industry due to Ukraine’s Accession to WTO 05/2008

This content is available only in original language of publication – Ukrainian. Юридичний журнал, травень 2008 http://www.justinian.com.ua/article.php?id=2937 Вступ України до Світової організації торгівлі (СОТ) є одним із пріоритетів зовнішньоекономічної політики України і, відповідно, є системним фактором розвитку національної економіки і створення прогнозованого прозорого середовища для залучення іноземних інвестицій. Багатосторонню міжнародну торгівельну систему, яку консолідує СОТ, […]

Irina A. Kirichenko
Innovations in Pharmaceutical Industry: to Create and to Protect 05/2008

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Провизор, май 2008 http://www.provisor.com.ua/archive/2008/N13/inovf_138.php?part_code=10&art_code=6687 Ирина Кириченко, юрист юридической фирмы «Ильяшев и Партнеры», Олег Печеный, кандидат юридических наук 16 мая с. г. Украина стала членом Всемирной торговой организации (ВТО). Многостороннюю международную торговую систему, которую консолидирует ВТО, в наиболее общем виде можно определить как совокупность […]

Valeriia V. Gudiy
Declaration for Price Escalation! 12/2007

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Юридическая практика, декабрь 2007 http://yurpractika.com/article.php?id=10008517 Ситуация ценообразования, сложившаяся на рынках продовольственных товаров в части роста цен на продукты питания, не оставляет равнодушными не только обыкновенных потребителей, но и правительство Украины, деятельность которого направлена на восстановление контроля за ценовой ситуацией в государстве. Чтобы хоть […]

Valeriia V. Gudiy
STA’s or CMU’s Rates: Courts to Decide? 09/2007

This content is available only in original language of publication – Russian. Юридическая практика, сентябрь 2007 http://yurpractika.com/article.php?id=10007965 Данная статья стала ответной реакцией на проблему, изложенную господином Яковлевым в статье «Включать ли НДС в тарифы СЭС», опубликованную в газете «Юридическая практика» № 37 (507) от 11 сентября 2007 года. Хочется отметить, что автор поднял действительно болезненный […]
 
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