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Risks for Foreigners when Obtaining Ukrainian Citizenship or Residency Permit

  May 12, 2015     By Kydalov & Partners
Ukraine is now quite good country to immigrate, especially for Middle East citizens who move to Ukraine to have better work. Also, many students from other countries decide to remain in Ukraine after finishing university.

IT-startups in Ukraine: It's Time to Start

  April 29, 2015     By Kydalov & Partners
Ukraine, as a potential country for doing business, is often discussed by foreign investors, despite the fact that the ratings of favorable legal environment of Ukraine is not too high. The main reason for the low ratings of favorable investment climate in Ukraine is corruption and overly regulated legal regulation of business.

How to Avoid Fraud Adopting a Child from the Ukraine

  April 14, 2015     By Kydalov & Partners
The procedure of adoption of a child from Ukraine is complicated, expensive and long. Ukrainian legislation makes the process of adoption transparent as much as possible, candidates must prove their welfare and reputation (in the broadest sense of these words) to exclude the possibility of adoption by dishonest and careless parents.

Avoiding of Risks in Property Interests Purchase in the Ukraine

  April 8, 2015     By Kalita, Markovich and Partners
Investing to the real estate market is very profitable in Ukraine. There are a lot of foreign companies which provide their activity in Ukraine with one purpose – to buy and rent the real estate. Ukrainian state bodies designed very good legal remedies for property and owners too. But now we still have a lot of legal gaps.

Proposed Price Changes for Medicinal Products and Medical Devices in National and Foreign Currency in the Ukraine

  March 26, 2015     By Legal Alliance
On March 13, 2015 on the web-site of the Ministry of Healthcare of Ukraine the draft of the Regulation of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine was published, which is consider to change the Regulation of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine “On reference pricing for medicinal products and medical devices procured by the state and local budgets”, dated 02.07.2014 N 240, in the aspect of the declaring currency of wholesale and selling price (hereafter as the Draft of Regulation).

Some Medicinal Products Registration in the Ukraine

  March 26, 2015     By Legal Alliance
Government adopted the Regulation of the CMU on establishment of unlimited re-registration and simplification of some medicinal products registration.

Land Property Purchase in the Ukraine

  March 24, 2015     By Kydalov & Partners
Nowadays, land property is one of the most profitable objects of investment in Ukraine. Both Ukrainian and foreign investors show their interest in this sphere.

Registering a Pharmaceutical Company by a Foreigner in Ukraine

  March 24, 2015     By Kydalov & Partners
Starting a new business in Ukraine appeals to foreigners, as it provides a real opportunity for significant profits from trade at the pharmaceutical market. This niche of the market shows permanently existent and growing demand for different medical drugs along with various supplements and accompanying personal care products.

How to Open a Ukrainian Representative Office for a Foreign Company

  March 18, 2015     By Kydalov & Partners
Opening of the representative office of the foreign company in Ukraine can be a complicated process where numerous ins and outs must be taken into account. It may be full of unnecessary delays and worries for citizen of other countries, since they are not familiar with the requirements of the Ukrainian legislation. In addition, language barrier is also a subject for consideration.

Is it Legal to Write a Secondary Ukrainian Business Contracts in English?

  March 18, 2015     By Kydalov & Partners
According to the widely common international practices, originals of the most important documents should be executed in more than one language which are native for each of the participants of the agreement. In such a manner, all the parties of the international agreement should clearly understand and accept the essence and conditions of document to follow with the stamps and signatures at the moment of signing the document.

The Possibility of Realization of Medicinal Products after Termination of the Registration Certificate

  February 10, 2015     By Legal Alliance
On 10.20.2014, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the Law of Ukraine "On Amendments to the Law of Ukraine "On Medicinal products" concerning turnover of medicinal products and state quality control of imported to Ukraine medicinal drugs".

A New Wave of Mobilization: Procedure for an Enterprise in th Ukraine

  February 10, 2015     By Legal Alliance
On January 20, 2015, the Law of Ukraine № 113-VIII of January 15, 2015 came into force which approved the Decree of the President of Ukraine "On the partial mobilization".

What Documents are Needed for the Employment Contract of a Foreigner in the Ukraine?

  February 4, 2015     By Kydalov & Partners
Due to current political changes, various processes of documentation preparation for foreigners in Ukraine seem to be easier than even a year ago. Due to this fact, one of such spread branches like creation and processing the employment agreements and contracts can generate much less issues, questions and complications in comparison to many other cases

What is the Best Way for Foreigner to Let a Home in Ukraine?

  February 3, 2015     By Kydalov & Partners
Deciding on the purchase of real estate and its further lease in Ukraine, any foreigner / should consider the order of actions according to all legal requirements of current Ukrainian legislation. It is necessary to advise in order to care about and secure his/her future financial safety as well as prospective investments towards further monetary growth.

Business Establishment in Ukraine

  February 2, 2015     By Kydalov & Partners
Nowadays many foreigners plan to establish their own business in other country. It can be very profitable because every country has some advantages in comparison with other countries. For example, agro-industrial and agricultural spheres in Ukraine are developed on a very high level and the profit of having business in such spheres in Ukraine can be much higher than in other countries.

Legal Aspects of Marrying Ukrainian Citizens

  February 2, 2015     By Kydalov & Partners
Nowadays, many people move to Ukraine to marry with Ukrainian citizens. A foreigner who married a person who lives in Ukraine will face a number of challenges before and after the registration of a marriage. This is not about difference between mindsets and some special culture features: in this article we will consider Ukrainian law features and different law problems related to marriage.

How Does the Foreigner Validate Documents Issued in Ukraine?

  January 27, 2015     By Kydalov & Partners
The largest part of all documents confirming one or another status of the foreign person by some country will require a further legalization according to current regulations of any other country, where a foreign national plans to work and/or reside in the future.

Your Business in Ukraine: New Perspectives for the Private Sector

  January 27, 2015     By Kydalov & Partners
It's not a secret that Ukraine is still one of the market dark horses in context of entrepreneurship. Not many of large companies venture to base their businesses here despite of the wide range of potentially profitable areas for investment. The events of winter and spring of 2014 scared even those who worked steadily for our economy for years. However, now due to the current European course, there are good prospects for the climate improvement in this area

Eurasian Patent: Special Requirements

  January 22, 2015     By IPStyle
If you have decided to grant a patent for invention, you have several options: national applications (protection in selected country); filing an application for a regional system - the Eurasian Patent; protection through the international application under the PCT.

Adoption of Ukrainian Children by Foreigners

  December 15, 2014     By Kydalov & Partners
There are more than 25,000 of children living in orphanages in Ukraine. Of course, all of them want to find a carrying family and loving parents. Not only Ukrainians can give them such an opportunity to find home, but also residents of other countries can do. Fortunately, Ukraine is loyal to adoption of children by foreigners.

On Requirements Set by the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA)

  December 1, 2014     By Legal Alliance
Starting in 2015, the pharmaceutical companies - EFPIA members shall comply with the requirements regarding the disclosure of information on the transfer of value to Healthcare Professionals and Healthcare Organizations.

If Your Debtor is a Resident of the Ukraine

  November 24, 2014     By Kydalov & Partners
Debt collection is a complicated juridical procedure, especially if your debtor is in the other country. Along with the already familiar problems there are some additional aspects (like linguistic barrier, country’s specific legislation). It seems nearly impossible, but it can be solved easily. To solve the problem, a foreign businessman needs Ukrainian lawyers’ help.

Patentability of Business Methods in Ukraine

  November 17, 2014     By IPStyle
In different countries Patentability of business methods has always been the subject of controversy. Ukraine is not exception of this rule.

Court Practice in Violation of the Plant Varieties Rights in the Ukraine

  October 23, 2014     By IPStyle
Civil Code of Ukraine and the Law of Ukraine ‘On the Protection of Plant Varieties’ determines that plant varieties property rights in case of infringement can be protected by court.

Surrogate Mother from the Ukraine: Legal Grounds

  October 21, 2014     By Kydalov & Partners
It is not a secret that an average childbearing age in the developed countries has significantly increased. Many people in developed countries live for a long time "for him(her)self" and start thinking about children only at the age of 40. And if such an age is not a problem for a man, a woman, even with modern medicine, may have some difficulties with the childbirth. In most cases the surrogacy is the only way.

Trademark Registration by Distributors in the Ukraine

  October 15, 2014     By IPStyle
There is a substantial amount of issues that should be considered in details before entering into a legal relationship with the distributor in any country. Ukraine is not an exception.

Legal Support of Marriage and Divorce with a Foreigner in the Ukraine

  October 6, 2014     By Aleksey Pukha & Partners
Before marriage, you need to solve the following issues:

Trademark Use Requirement According to Ukrainian Legislation

  October 6, 2014     By IPStyle
If you have decided to register trademark in Ukraine, here are some general tips which you have to consider while achieving this point.

Foreign Investments in the Ukraine

  September 23, 2014     By Anvis Law Firm
A brief overview about the guarantees that Ukrainian legislation provides for foreign investors and which steps should be done to enjoy them.

New Legislation in Crimea - What Will Happen with IP in Russia?

  September 17, 2014     By IPStyle
Today there are a lot of unsolved problems in Crimea. Especially in law system. Because of the Crimea annexation, the population is forced to accept Russian citizenship. Likewise, legal entities must pass to the Russian legislation. Misunderstanding is also in IP questions.

Ukraine: The Freedom in Choosing a Segment of the Market

  August 7, 2014     By Kydalov & Partners
Doing business in Ukraine, especially for a non-resident, is difficult, and there are a lot of formalities that are not inherent in the developed countries. That specificity and peculiarities of the Ukrainian market constrain, and sometimes repel the potential investors and businessmen from entering to the Ukrainian market. And these causes are the reason of lackluster performance of Ukraine in the field of competitiveness and ease doing business.

Practical and Legal Aspects of Debt Collection in Ukraine

  July 29, 2014     By Legiteam Law Agency LLC
Despite all the current geopolitics, trade goes on in Ukraine, but what if you are an exporter and have concerns about repayment?

The Lost Heritage: The Problem of Protecting the Rights of Interested Heirs

  June 26, 2014     By Kydalov & Partners
Last time the world becomes more globalized, people actively move in search of better or more interesting work, look for a more comfortable place for living or the country where their children can get great perspective in life. But such activity is popular among young people.

Limitation in International Trade

  June 18, 2014     By Kydalov & Partners
One of the legal instruments and security accreditation of the rights and interests of the parties in the liability is the mechanisms of judicial protection and /or arbitration. But these mechanisms have their own characteristics and aspects that are important to know to protect your interests effectively. Thus, the important aspect is the limitations, in other words, the period during that a person is guaranteed by the judicial protection of rights.

Escrow - A New Tool for Doing Business in the Ukraine

  June 4, 2014     By Kydalov & Partners
A matter of trust in business has a very valuable. It is no exaggeration to say that many good bargains are not made because of doubts that counterparties fulfill all the conditions. For example, in the case of contract of sale the seller is not sure he would get money for the sold goods and the buyer, in return, is not sure of receiving the goods

Arbitration: Your Counterparty is a Resident of Ukraine

  May 28, 2014     By Kydalov & Partners
Particularly, Ukraine, as the successor of the USSR, is the co-signatory of the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (New York, 1958) and the European Convention on International Commercial Arbitration of 1961, and the Law of Ukraine "On International Commercial Arbitration" almost verbatim repetition of the Model Law UNCITRAL "On international Commercial Arbitration" of 1985.

What to Do to Quickly Close the Business in Ukraine

Ukraine, as one of the largest countries in Europe, with over 40 million citizens, has been and is potentially attractive for business. Some western companies, especially last ten years, have opened in Ukraine many joint companies or subsidiaries. Some business was fine, someone had not suspected result.

Marriage Features Between Ukrainian Citizen and Non-resident

Another, as we may say, and at least an adult step in the life of almost every person is marriage. As they say, love knows no age boundaries and don't see boundaries. The lack of "boundaries" in the modern world helps to promote international marriages.

Cross-Border Cooperation with Ukrainian Constitute

The cross-border cooperation in its actions submits the implementation of common programmes in different fields such as economic, social, scientific, technological, ecological, cultural and others. The main aim of all these relations between business entities from different countries is to get mutual advantages.

International Marriages: What Foreign Parents Should Know

International marriages have become very often in modern society. The informational era of development presupposes the process of fast globalization and destroying all the borders between countries and peoples of the world. Ukraine is not an exception: Ukrainian women create families with the men from the Western Europe and the USA. Quite often, these marriages make the spouses happy.

Attractive and Reliable Investments in Ukrainian Financial Sector for Foreigners

Ukraine is a democratic country with European values. Many foreign investors have considered Ukraine as a growth market in different business fields. Although on the world stage Ukraine is positioned as a high risk country, there are many possibilities of high returns on investments.

The Start of Business in Ukraine

Every country seeks to develop and support the business in its territory, because of their economic status, as it is the basis of the state's economy. Ukraine is not an exception, so the development and support of the business became an important issue for the government. To start business in Ukraine is not so difficult in spite of that fact that the support of the business here is not as good as in other economically developed countries.

New Opportunities to Earn: Passive Profit in Ukraine

It is not a secret that in different countries the cost, availability and profitability of financial resources placement are vary considerably. This situation allows not to have large, but stable and guaranteed profit to any entrepreneur.

Inheritance for Foreigners in Ukraine

Every year, the borders between cities, countries and even continents cease to be a major obstacle for people who crave actively moving to new places. Everyone has their own reasons. Somebody looks for high salary or hurries to build successful career, somebody wants to get new knowledge, while others seek a new life in search of their love hoping to have their own happy family here.

Approval of the Amendments to the License Terms for the Importation of Drugs - Ukraine

The Order of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine № 960 dated November 8th, 2013, “On Approval of the amendments to the License terms for the business related to the importation of drugs" was published. The stated Law cancels the Order of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine № 453 dated March 30th, 2013 and suggests phased introduction of the new requirements for the importers.

Actions the Retailer Must Take after Issuance the Order for a Ban on Circulation of Batches of Medicines - Ukraine

The issue of imposition of a ban (temporary ban) on medicine circulation is regulated, in particular, by the Procedure for imposing a ban (temporary ban) on and restoring circulation of medicines in Ukraine (hereinafter referred to as “the Procedure”) approved by the order of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine dated 22/11/2011 No. 809.

Exchange of Information on Prices of Medicines - Ukraine

State Enterprise “State Expert Center of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine” is a member of the international organization “Pharmaceutical Pricing and Reimbursement Information” (hereinafter referred to as “PPRI”).

Regarding the Hygienic Requirements for Infant Formula Products - Ukraine

Ministry of Health of Ukraine (hereinafter - the Ministry of Health of Ukraine) issued the Order № 696 from 06.08.2013 that approves hygiene requirements for infant formula products (hereinafter - the hygiene requirements).

On Transfer Pricing by Permanent Representative Offices of Non-resident Pharm Companies - Ukraine

The problem of taxation of permanent representative offices of non-residents (including multinational pharmaceutical companies) has recently gained considerable importance, not least of all due to the attempts on behalf of the tax authorities to make such permanent representative offices pay the taxes in Ukraine. Such attempts of the tax authorities have several times been backed up by the courts, thus the debate to define the “tax nature” of representative offices has become a pressing issue.

Moratorium on Ukrainian Land Not a Problem

Ukraine is the biggest country in Europe. It borders with Russia, Belorussia, Moldova, Slovakia, Romania, Hungary and Poland. It has on area of 603,700 km2 which is approximately equal to 5.7%territory of Europe or 0.44%of globe.



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