Digest 9 E-Points #13

Evris Law
Dear colleagues, partners, friends!

9 E-points from Evris in October:
9 legislative novelties which business community should be aware of, to react in proper time.
9 points of interest from Evris lawyers who do their job in a talented and passionate way.
9 business and legal events worth attending, to get new ideas.
9 legislative novelties that will have impact on business in Ukraine
The matter of amendments
Whom it will affect
Banks, non-residents and residents (individual persons and legal entities), the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission of Ukraine and National Commission for State Regulation of Financial Services Markets
NBU established a centralized Credit Register, which collects information on borrowers' loan transactions with debts exceeding 100 minimum salaries to one bank, and must provide banks with access to information from the Credit Register.
Legal entities, registrars, public organizations
Persons involved in the mining, sale and exchange of cryptocurrencies
Entities engaged in foreign economic activities
The Ministry of Justice of Ukraine, religious organizations, notaries, state registrars and relevant state registration holders
Central Election Commission
Agricultural producers, farmers
The state of Ukraine
9 points of interest from Evris
Order of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine No. 2824/5 "On Amendments to Certain Application Forms in the Sphere of State Registration of Legal Entities, Individual Entrepreneurs and Public Organizations" came into force in late September. It provides for tightening the control over ultimate beneficial owners of legal entities. Senior associate Dmytro Gron and associate Ivanna Tabakar – exclusively for “Yurydychna gazeta”. Read more in Ukrainian
Writ proceedings are relatively new institution in commercial process, which has been operating for less than a year following the entry into force of the new Commercial Procedure Code of Ukraine. Senior associateYulia Stusova and associate Yulia Shyshka elaborated on the practice of considering writ proceedings by court in article for “Yurydychna gazeta”. Read more in Ukrainian
Rigid requirements to entering into and performing foreign economic contracts are one of the major setbacks to developing Ukrainian export. Kateryna Breduliak, senior associate, elaborated on the novelties to Ukrainian legislation concerning companies' foreign economic activity, exclusively for “Yurist i zakon”. Read more in Ukrainian
Moratorium on alienation of farmland allotments (shares) was introduced back in 2001, supposedly as a temporary measure, in order to avoid ambiguity on land market. However, it is not yet lifted. In our opinion, the moratorium on alienation of farmland allotments (shares) should be lifted, however, meanwhile, it is impossible to perform without a thorough preliminary preparation. Yulia Yanyuk, senior associate, shares her opinion with “Yurydychna gazeta”. Read more
Sergiy Papernyk, partner, head of banking & finance, spoke with “Novoe vremya” on the state of Ukrainian legislation, changes to legislation on payment systems and chances that international payment giants enter the Ukrainian e-commerce market. Read more in Ukrainian
When planning economic relations with non-residents, it is necessary to take into account specific tax and currency regulation features. Associates Kateryna Kuzmina and Ihor Bielitsky speak on the main aspects of imposing taxes on foreign economic transactions in the article for “Yurydychna gazeta”. Read more
Sergiy Papernyk, partner, head of banking & finance, took part in the discussion panel of the First Ukrainian Currency Forum on currency liberalization. The Law "On Currency and Foreign Exchange Transactions" became the main topic of the Forum. Discussions aimed at clarifying, which transactions were now allowed on currency market and for how long we should wait for relevant changes in legislation. Learn more
Mediation is a relatively new dispute resolution method for Ukraine, however, it rapidly becomes more and more popular. Liubomir Muzhik, senior associate, dispute resolution practice, spoke on pros and cons of this method during the round table conference on applying mediation in consumer disputes. Learn more
Most people believe that a lawyer is someone wearing a formal suit, speaking only business language and playing with legal terminology. Senior associate Yan Akhramovych busted this myth by founding Piratska Bukhta wake park near Kyiv. Learn more
9 forthcoming business events
Don’s miss the most important events of October and November! Here you will have an opportunity to communicate with Evris specialists on topics discussed during these meetings.
13
October
Kyiv
Laboratorny lane, 7а
16-17
October
Kyiv
Leonardo business center
18-19
October
Kyiv
Pochayna Event Hall
18-19
October
Kyiv
CEC Parkovy
24
October
Kyiv
Premier Palace hotel
26
October
Kyiv
Radisson BLU hotel
30 October -
1 November
Kyiv
International exhibition center
1
November
Kyiv
Mercure Kyiv Congress
6
November
Kyiv
InterContinental hotel
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