NEW RULES FOR REGISTERING FOREIGN WORKERS IN UKRAINE

October, 2017 On September 27, 2017, Law of Ukraine no. 2058-VIII "On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine on eliminating barriers to attracting foreign investment", dated May 23, 2017 (hereinafter referred to as Law no. 2058-VIII) came into force.  Law no. 2058-VIII introduced changes in the following pieces of legislation: Ukraine Code on Administrative [...]

2017-11-01T09:24:52+00:00 01.11.17|Legal practice|

CAN TAX LIABILITIES FOR VAT BE ADJUSTED AFTER 1095 DAYS?

September, 2017 When determining the tax authority and the taxpayer's obligations, the application of the limitation period established by the Tax Code of Ukraine (hereinafter referred to as the Tax Code), is, in practice, one of the most routine and common issues ultimately facing each taxpayer.  First of all, this issue is relevant during tax [...]

2017-10-03T09:11:37+00:00 03.10.17|Legal practice|

LEGISLATIVE CHANGES TO IMPROVE THE LEVEL OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE IN JOINT STOCK COMPANIES IN UKRAINE

July, 2017 On June 4, 2017, the Law of Ukraine "On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine regarding improvement of corporate governance in joint stock companies" (hereinafter referred to as the "Law") came into effect. This law was adopted within the framework of the process of harmonizing Ukrainian legislation with European Union law. This [...]

2017-08-01T09:05:21+00:00 01.08.17|Legal practice|

E-LICENSES FROM THE NATIONAL BANK: IS THE NBU MEETING CLIENTS HALF WAY?

June, 2017 "Nothing is more constant than change" - Karl Ludwig Berne. The temporary-permanent or permanent-temporary legal regulation of foreign exchange operations in Ukraine confirms this great wisdom, as well as statements by many other well-known personalities describing the inevitability of change within society. In December 2016, following a "tradition" it has established, the National [...]

2017-07-06T11:35:08+00:00 06.07.17|Legal practice|

NEW REGULATIONS ON ISSUING VISAS FOR FOREIGNERS’ ENTRY TO UKRAINE

May, 2017 Council of Ministers of Ukraine Resolution no. 118 "On approval of regulations for issuing visas for entry to Ukraine and transit through its territory", dated March 1, 2017, came into effect on April 16, 2017. The new regulations are designed to adapt Ukraine’s migration and visa policy towards achieving European Union standards, and [...]

2017-07-07T08:47:37+00:00 03.06.17|Legal practice|

CHANGES IN THE SPHERE OF URBAN PLANNING

March, 2017 In February 2017, Law of Ukraine no. 1817-VIII "On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine Concerning Urban Development Activities" was published (hereinafter referred to as "the Law"). The main changes introduced in the Law are that "complexity class of construction projects" (I, II, III, IV, V classes) was replaced with "consequence (liability) [...]

2017-07-07T08:50:40+00:00 03.03.17|Legal practice|