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14 April 2015

Legal alert: Ukraine introduces measures on deregulation and simplification of business prsctices: changes regarding registration of business

On April 5, 2015 the Law of Ukraine “On Amending Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine with Respect to Simplification of Business Practices (deregulation)” came into force. arrow

9 April 2015

Legal Alert: Kyiv Makes a Step Towards Facilitation and Transparency of Land Allocation Procedures

Kyiv City Council, by Resolution dated 4 March 2015, adopted the new Procedure of Transfer (Granting) of Land Plots from Municipal Property in Kyiv City. arrow

9 April 2015

Legal alert: New Law on Responsibility of Banks’s Related Parties

Effective as of 8 March 2015, the new Law of Ukraine “On Introduction of Changes to Legislation of Ukraine relating to Responsibility of the Bank’s Related Parties” (the “Related Parties Law”) came into effect. The Related Parties Law is aimed at enhancing and extending the responsibility of Ukrainian banks’ related parties under the banks’ liabilities and thereby improving stability of the banking system in Ukraine. arrow

8 April 2015

Ukraine Introduces Measures on Deregulation and Simplification of Business Practices: Impact on Real Estate

On 05 April 2015, the Law of Ukraine “On Amending Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine with Respect to Simplification of Business Practices (de-regulation)” came into force. arrow

8 April 2015

Ukraine Introduces Measures on Deregulation and Simplification of Business Practices: Impact on Agrobusiness

On 05 April 2015, the Law of Ukraine “On Amending Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine with Respect to Simplification of Business Practices (de-regulation)” came into force. arrow

31 March 2015

Kiyv Post publishes the commentary of Olefsandr Maydanyk onUkranian tax amnesty

Experts: Tax changes have clear flaws. Ukraine is trying to create a simpler and fairer tax system that also encourages people to pay their share rather than evade taxes. But recent changes still fall short of the goal, according to some critics. arrow

30 March 2015

Kyiv Post Legal Quarterly publishes a commentary of Oleksandr Volkov on unfavorable tariffs on the alternative energy market

Alternative energy market faces unfavorable tariffs The energy market regulator reduced the green tar­iff - the amount paid for electricity produced from renewable sources - by SO percent on Feb. 27. arrow

20 March 2015

Deal 5: TransFin-M PC General Counsel on RUB 3 Billion Bond Issuance

In February of this year CEE Legal Matters reported on the issuance by TransFin-M PC's of convertible bonds with a nominal value of RUB 3 billion, which Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners – the firm working with TransFin-M on the matter – described as "unique for the Russian market." arrow

19 March 2015

Getting the Deal Through – Arbitration 2015

Ilya Nikiforov, Alexey Karchiomov and Svetlana Popova became the authors of the Russia chapter of the Getting the Deal Through – Arbitration 2015. arrow

12 March 2015

New Regulations for Re-Registration of Branches and Representative Offices of Foreign Companies effective since March 16, 2015

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6 March 2015

Legal alert: Preliminary unofficial clarifications on personal data localization rules

New amendments to the Federal Law dated 27.07.2006 No. 152-FZ “On Personal Data” that inter alia introduce personal data localization rules take effect on 1 September 2015. The new rules therefore will enter into force sooner than initially announced, giving personal data operators less time to prepare for the upcoming changes. arrow

5 March 2015

Legal alert: Extension of the restrictions of the National Bank of Ukraine aimed at atabilisation of the situation on Ukrainian FX market

The National Bank of Ukraine (the “NBU”) has adopted the resolution No.160 dated 3 March 2015 (the “Resolution 160”) aimed at stabilisation of the situation on Ukrainian FX market. According to Resolution 160, the NBU has extended most of the existing restrictions set out in the NBU’s previous similar resolution No. 758 as of dated 1 December 2014 and introduced several additional restrictions. arrow

25 February 2015

Legal alert: New FX restrictions affecting Ukrainian importers

On 23 February 2015, the National Bank of Ukraine (the “NBU”) adopted resolution No.124 “On Peculiarities on Carrying out of Certain Foreign Currency Transactions” (the “Resolution 124”) which, in addition to already existing FX transfer limitations, introduces restrictions on certain FX transactions carried out by Ukrainian importers. In the situation of economic deterioration and Ukrainian hryvnia devaluation, the Resolution is reported to aim at further prevention of capital outflows from Ukraine. arrow

28 January 2015

Mergermarket reports Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners advise Belarus' National Agency of Investment and Privatisation on the confectionery factory Konfa and the Minsk Margarine Plant privatisation

Belarus' National Agency of Investment and Privatisation (NAIP) is preparing to reissue privatisation tenders for the confectionery factory Konfa and the Minsk Margarine Plant (MMP), said Olga Rutkovskaya, head of the privatisation department at NAIP. The launch is expected in the middle of February, she said. arrow

21 January 2015

Legal Alert: Ukrainian Tax Amnesty Program in 2015

With Tax Amnesty Law coming into effect on 17 January 2015, the final details of Ukrainian tax amnesty program have become public. arrow

 

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