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    Corporate Law to Be Updated Soon: Good and Bad News

    25 05 2018

    Less than a month remains until June 17 when the Law “On Limited Liability and Additional Liability Companies” (the “Law”) will come into effect. This is generally a positive development: the new Law will introduce many up-to-date provisions replacing the obsolete law on business companies of 1991.

    Нові будівельні норми щодо планування і забудови територій

    27 04 2018

    04 квітня 2018 р. Мінрегіон затвердив чотири нових ДБН для приведення вітчизняних будівельних норм у відповідність з європейськими стандартами. Найбільш важливим з них є ДБН Б.2.2-12:2018 «Планування і забудова територій», прийнятий на заміну базовому ДБН 360-92 «Містобудування. Планування і забудова міських і сільських поселень» та ряду інших нормативних актів.

    Corporate Governance of Joint Stock Companies Sounds More Majority-Like

    09 06 2017

    Law of Ukraine No. 1983-VIII On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine regarding the Improvement of Corporate Governance of Joint Stock Companies (the “Law”) came into force on 4 June after its signing by the President and official publication. In pursuance of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, the Law implements into the Ukrainian legislation so-called “squeeze-out" and "sell-out” mechanisms, which are set out in Directive 2004/25/EC of the European Parliament and the Council on takeover bids. The article gives a brief description of the key novelties introduced by the Law.

    New Labour Audits Procedure

    24 05 2017

    On May 16, 2017, the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine “Certain issues concerning implementation of Article 259 of the Labour Code of Ukraine and Article 34 of the Law of Ukraine “On Municipal Self-Government in Ukraine” of April 26, 2017, No. 295[1] (the “Resolution”), came into force. The Resolution significantly changes existing rules for labour audits.

    New VAT Refunding Mechanism

    09 02 2017

    Law of Ukraine No. 1797-VIII "On Amending the Tax Code of Ukraine for Improving the Investment Climate in Ukraine came into effect on 1 January 2017 and changed the VAT refunding procedure by introducing, inter alia, a Unified Public Register of Applications for VAT Refunding from the State Budget, instead of two registers that existed in 2016.