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Maksym Kopeychykov Delivered a Speech at the II LEGAL BANKING FORUM

News date: 26 February 2016

Maksym Kopeychykov, Partner at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm, Head of Banking and Finance, delivered a speech at the II LEGAL BANKING FORUM, held in Kyiv on February 24, 2016. The event was organized by the Yurydychna Praktyka Publishing House.

In his report “Legal nuances of verifying beneficiaries and corporate affairs and credit default risk minimization” Maksym Kopeychykov emphasized that disclosure of ultimate beneficiaries has not become a Ukrainian trend. He noted that despite the trend of making the rules more stringent, the EU changed its legal basis making life easier for banks: it is envisaged that if it is impossible to find the ultimate beneficiary, then the officials of the bank shall be regarded as such. In his opinion, such a progressive rule should be recorded in the Ukrainian legislation.

The participants discussed topical issues of corporate management in banks, special aspects of working with troubled assets, trends of judicial practice in credit disputes and disputes with the Deposit Insurance Fund.

About the event

LEGAL BANKING FORUM is a communication platform between the government regulator and the leading players and consultants of the banking services market to find the best ways of reforming the Ukrainian banking system.