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Main schemes for selling apartments in new buildings: the risks and advantages.

Developers in Lviv use different schemes for selling apartments in new buildings. There are 5 basic schemes for selling apartments in new buildings in Lviv: - Housing and Construction Cooperative (HCC) - Preliminary sale-purchase agreement of apartment; - Sale and purchase agreement of property rights; - Construction Financing Fund (CFF); - Forward contract. SCHEME №1. PAYMENT OF THE  SHARE ...

How can you establish a company (business) in Ukraine?.

A plenty of problematic issues arise, when you try to establish a company in Ukraine, namely – the taxation system, which one legal form is it better to choose, what particular documents shall be submitted at the registration stage, which authorities do it best, whether a license for some activities is required etc. There are also certain problems for foreigners while establishing a company, such ...

How to start IT business in Ukraine?.

Development of IT business in Ukraine and simplifications of legislation Currently IT is the leading sector of Ukrainian economy. Such situation is caused by availability of highly qualified specialists, low tax rates, different legal structures for doing IT business, and state support (thus, under current legislation, operations on software products provision are exempted from value added tax un...

A computer program as an object of copyright: how to transfer the rights to it correctly?.

Copyright law is becoming increasingly important nowadays because of dissemination of information technologies. It directly protects and regulates relations on computer program, entitles the author of computer program with economic and moral rights. But who will obtain these rights if the computer program is created for hire (under Labour Agreement or Contract for the provision of services)? To an...

The assignment agreement on the real estate primary market.

The assignment agreement is often used on the primary market due to the fact that most of the apartments in the early stages of construction have been bought by investors and they later sell their apartments . Because the building is not finished, the ownership of the apartment is not registered, we can not conclude a direct purchasing contract at the notary office. The only option at this point ...

The non-residential premises lease agreement.

A non-residential premises lease agreement is important for a lessee, as it defines main terms of relations between the lessor and the lessee. The office lease agreement must take into account all aspects. Usually the lessor (especially if it is the office center) offers the option of signing a contract, which does not always protect the interests of the lessee and is not equal for both sides. It...

How a foreigner can get medical certificates in Ukraine?.

If you are going to get a work permit and a temporary residence permit in Ukraine, you should collect a package of documents, including medical certificates. Current legislation sets peculiar forms of these certificates if you undergo medical examinations in any Ukrainian clinic. Attorneys at law “Bachynskyy, Kolomiets and partners” are ready to explain the nuances. About medical certificate A f...

Protection of content from an illegal copying, or protection of authors’ rights on the Internet.

The Internet is full of various information for the time being. We can find there everything we want; it is required just to type the necessary words in the search box. Similarly easy is to copy data from one website and place it on another. Certainly, such an act is illegal and, moreover, criminally punishable. How to protect the web content from swindlers in today's realities? Exactly this issue...

Options for IT companies structuring in Ukraine (part 2).

In our previous publication http://legalaid.ua/ua/article/varianty-pobudovy-struktury-it-kompanij-v-ukrajini-chastyna-1 we have analyzed the initial scheme of IT companies, which usually is a basis for all the following. Next scheme which naturally follows from the previous one, involves a simple intermediary - an individual entrepreneur that is entrusted with organizational functions and control...

How to cancel a temporary residence permit in Ukraine.

Under Ukrainian legislation temporary residence permit is valid for one year and is due for renewal each time, but not later than 15 days before the expiration of the permit. However, a need to renewal the temporary residence permit does not always exist, in particular, when the legal grounds for obtaining  residence permit ended. Thus, a temporary residence permit in Ukraine may be canceled by t...