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Patent Law Case in Russia: No Registration, No Rights

  September 22, 2017     By IPStyle
It is not uncommon for businesses to execute mixed agreements that can combine a number of general agreements envisaged by the law of Russia. In...
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Copyright Protection in Russia: Book Cover Designs

  September 19, 2017     By IPStyle
Books are copyrightable works protected under IP law. In addition, they may contain a number of certain copyrightable items, including...

Trademark Law: How Heineken “Hunted” in Russia

  September 13, 2017     By IPStyle
Trademark registration enables right holders to legitimately use their marks when introducing the goods under such marks into civil circulation....

Patent Trolls in Ukraine. Right of Prior Use: Defense or Attack?

  August 23, 2017     By IPStyle
A patent, as a title of protection, constitutes a sort of a ‘shield’ guaranteeing its holder a temporary monopoly on the use of a particular...

How Can a Foreigner Buy Real Estate in Ukraine?

  August 9, 2017     By DLF Attorneys at Law
The Ukrainian legislation ensures that foreigners exercise all rights and freedoms as well as obligations under the same conditions as Ukrainian...

Grounds for Refusing to Provide Information at the Request of the Fiscal Body in Ukraine

  August 2, 2017     By CPS Attorneys
If the text of the request of the fiscal body on information proving does not contain the grounds for such request according Cl. 73.3 Art. 73 of...

Russia Forces Opponents to Negotiate Rather than to Litigate

  July 31, 2017     By IPStyle
12 July 2017 in Russia came into force a law amending the legislation regarding the pretrial settlement of disputes.

Legal Battles of Pharmaceutical Companies in Ukraine for Miramistin

  July 28, 2017     By IPStyle
It’s an open secret that the pharmaceutical industry has been long striving for leadership in capital investments, research, innovations and new...

Procedure of Issuing Work permits for Foreigners Amended in Ukraine

On 23 May 2017, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the Law of Ukraine On Amending Several Legislative Acts of Ukraine regarding Eliminating...

Protection of IP Rights in Software: How Microsoft Fights in Ukraine

  By IPStyle
According to the International Property Rights Index 2016 prepared by the International Intellectual Property Alliance (IIPA), Ukraine ranks...

Applying for the Work Permit in Ukraine

Before starting to work in Ukraine, a foreign national (or a stateless person) must first obtain a work permit from the competent employment...

Legal Mechanism of Extradition of Corruption Criminals

To create a legal mechanism of criminals’ extradition, first of all, we need to know some definitions as corruption, criminals and offender to...

Changes in Foreigners’ Employment Procedure in Ukraine

On 03 February 2017, the changes to the Procedure of issuing, prolongation and annulling the work permit for foreigners and stateless persons in...

The Legal Way for a Non-resident to Pay in Currency Buying Property in Ukraine

More and more foreigners are considering a possibility to buy property in Ukraine, particularly in large and popular among foreigners cities...

Simplifying of Contracting Pprocedures for Services Exporters in Ukraine

From January 2017 the procedure of agreement conclusion will be simplified for services exporters.

Changes in the Registration Procedure Concerning Notarization in Ukraine

In the course of the reform in the state registration system at 6 October 2016 was adopted the Law of Ukraine «On the Amendments to Certain...

Registration of Limited Liability Company in Ukraine

On the way of creating your own business you can face the problem of registration of the company that might seem complicated and confusing.

Ukranian Divorce with the Foreigner

Dissolution of marriage with a foreigner is sometimes quite difficult process, because it is necessary to know certain legal aspects and...

Non-Residents’ Income Taxation in Ukraine

The taxation procedure for the income, obtained by a non-resident from Ukrainian source is mainly governed by the Tax Code of Ukraine.

Ukranian Law on Financial Restructuring Adopted

Law of Ukraine "On Financial Restructuring", drafted to overcome the negative effects in financial sector, caused by the crisis in the economy...

Insolvency Procedure in Ukraine: Key Aspects 2016

Insolvency in Ukraine is governed by the Law of Ukraine “On restoring debtor’s solvency or declaring it insolvent” (the Insolvency Law), the...

Taxation in Agriculture in Ukraine

The main provisions of the Ukrainian legislation governing taxation in agriculture are embodied in the Tax Code of Ukraine, which regulates the...

Invest in Ukraine: Protection of Foreign Investment

One of the means for protection of foreign investment is the conclusion of international agreements on promotion and protection of investment.

Taxes in Ukraine: Corporate Income Tax

Corporate Taxpayers: Corporate Income Tax (CIT) is paid by the resident companies, which receive income in Ukraine as well as abroad. CIT is...

The Way to the European Standards: Ukraine Improves Work of Small and Medium Business

Changes to the legislation of Ukraine for small and medium-sized businesses.Recent projects of changes in legislation concern primarily small...

Purchasing a Ukrainian Bank: Obtaining Approval from the National Bank of Ukraine

In 2015 Ukrainian legislation related to the acquisition of a significant shareholding in a bank was substantially amended. This was due to the...

Registration of Companies in Ukraine with the Participation of Non-Resident

In accordance with the Constitution of Ukraine, foreigners and stateless persons who are in Ukraine on legal grounds enjoy the same rights and...

Features of Registration of Foreign Investments in Ukraine

Foreign investments are invested by foreign investors’ values in objects of investment activities in order to make a profit or to achieve social...

Ukraine: Legal Regulation of the Labor Migration

There are internal and external labor migrations. Internal migration is implemented within a country, while foreign migrant workers involve...

The Paperwork of Building Permit in Ukraine: Recent Developments

In the course of the business activity deregulation at compliance with the requirements of the Law of Ukraine No. 222-VIII «On Licensing of...

Features of the Marriage Contract in Ukraine

Despite the considerable popularity of the marriage contract in Europe, the USA, and Canada, the mentality of the Ukrainian people still cannot...

Should We Expect Immigration of Turkish Citizens, and will Ukraine be Interesting for this Purpose?

Where could Turks immigrate? It is unlikely that many Turks will immigrate to Muslim countries, because the level of freedom there does not...

The Features of Surrogacy Contracts in Ukraine

The complexity of procedures for implementing surrogacy requires fixing contractual relationships between the parties and fixing the potential...

Getting a Permit for Permanent Residence in Ukraine by a Foreigner Based on Investment

The most plausible reason of getting an immigration permit is making investments to the Ukraine economy by a foreigner, that is a convertible...

The Popularity of Surrogacy in Ukraine

The right to maternity and paternity is one of the basic moral rights of the couple under Art. 49.50 Family Code of Ukraine. However, there are...

What to Expect from Brexit

The European Union, which was considered as the most successful integration project, has undergone significant changes with which it faces for...

The Fundamental Reform of the Judicial System of Ukraine

The new Ukrainian law simplifies procedures on access to justice, provides fundamental reform of the judicial system of Ukraine pursuant to...

Innovations of Ukrainian Law on Protection of Minority Owners of Corporate Rights

The Law of Ukraine "On amendments to some legislative acts of Ukraine on the protection of investors" included a norm of judicial consideration...

Privatization: Attracting Foreign Investors to Ukraine

The long announced plans of Ukraine in relation to massive privatization are being gradually implemented. The importance of privatization is...

Requirements to the Name of Entities in Ukraine

The company name is a very important part of the business, because thanks to their names companies can promote their brand in the market, shape...

How to Avoid Sanctions in Ukraine for Breach of Terms of Settlements in Foreign Currency

Many Ukrainian companies actively import goods and services. Frequently, their foreign counter-parties require prepayment for delivered goods or...

Methods of Intellectual Property Protection for Software Products in Ukraine

In present conditions the area of information technologies, particularly software development, is rapidly evolving. By the number of certified...

Business Acquisition by Foreign in Ukraine: Basic Errors

Business acquisition is a complex and long process that can confound even the most experienced businesspersons, because different business...

Revolution in the Judicial System of Ukraine

  By Synergy
On June 2, 2016 Ukraine took the revolutionary decision on the judicial reform and the establishment of a Specialized Сourt for...

Problems of filing reporting on controlled transactions in 2016 in Ukraine

According to the requirements of the Tax Code of Ukraine taxpayers, whose amount of controlled transactions with one counterparty exceeds 5...

General Aspects of Investment Climate in Ukraine

The investment climate is a general description of the complex of social, economic, institutional, legal, political, social and cultural...

Ukraine “Green” Energy Tax Benefits

Starting from April 2009 Ukraine makes efforts to financially stimulate generation of electricity from alternative sources of energy. Such...

Business Inheritance in Ukraine

The one of advice would be that business owners, especially if the business is successful, it is necessary to think in advance about the solving...

Acquiring Ukrainian Citizenship

To receive Ukrainian citizenship in any grounds you shall appeal to the territorial division of Ukraine LCA on the place of living; submit an...

Adopting a Child in Ukraine by Foreigners

Adopting a child is a responsible step for every family. The procedure of adoption is extremely difficult, both from a legal and social point of...



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