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BK partners at School of practical law: competitors grow up.

Attorneys of “Bachynskyy, Kolomiets and partners” keep lecturing at UCU School of practical law. As we know, the UCU School of practical law was opened on February 15, 2017. Taras Bachynskyy, managing partner of “Bachynskyy, Kolomiets and partners” lectured on Tuesday, April 4. The speech was dedicated to management in legal business and legal marketing. They were talking about ups and downs of...

New rules of issuance and prolongation of work permit for foreigners in Ukraine.

Ruling of Ukrainian Government amending current Order of the issuance, extension and revocation of a work permit for the foreign employers in Ukraine became valid on 03.02.2017. Pursuant to it foreigners can take multiple jobs concurrently, and this facilitates work of companies with foreign investment. As previously, work permit should be extended not sooner than 40 days and not later than 20 day...

How to avoid the losing of the apartment if you are the bona fide purchase?.

The Supreme Court of Ukraine notes that one of the cases, when the real estate object can be requested from a bona fide purchaser, is the losing of the real estate object without the will of the owner. To avoid risks of buying the apartment on the secondary market, we emphasize that: - You should to pay attention to legal basis of acquisition of ownership by the owner. When there is the court d...

Spanish lawyer joined Lviv attorneys at law "BK partners".

The establishment of foreign lawyers in Ukraine is directly related to the country’s engaging in the globalized economy. A new transnational dimension must be given to the economic integration that is taking place around the world. Participating in this trend means also engaging in new types of joint ventures in all areas, and very especially in the environment of legal services.   By definition...

Business without stamps?.

A draft law “On amendments to legislative acts concerning stamps used by legal entities and private entrepreneurs” foresees decreasing of stamps use in everyday life of Ukrainian companies. If adopted, the law would set the following rules: 1)      Responsibility (a fine) for public officials requiring documents from business subjects only with stamps of these subjects, as well as for those publi...

New provisions of state registration of real estate.

The government presented a new edition of Order of real estate ownership state registration (Resolution №553 of August 23, 2016). The new provisions, in particular, define list of cases where the application may be submitted in electronic form. Also the registrar now independently checks the registration the completion of construction in in the Unified Register of documents....

Decentralization of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine.

The Ministry of Justice of Ukraine gradually decentralizes its powers. Delivering of administrative services to citizens smoothly goes into the competence of local authorities and notaries. After transferring the real estate and business entities registration to local authorities the next step will be transferring the functions of civil registration. The Minister of Justice P. Petrechenko suggests...

The abolition of pensions taxation – to be or not to be?.

Yesterday (May 19th, 2016) the draft-law on this issue was adopted. Now there exists an article 164.2.19 of the Tax Code of Ukraine, which says that month pensions (if their sum is more than 3 minimum salaries) is a basis for taxation. The draft-law proposes to abolish this norm and let pensioners avoid paying taxes on their pensions. The rule spreads over pensioners of all categories and it does...

A new Law on LLCs.

A new draft-law is on examination now in Ukrainian parliament, entitled “On limited liability companies and additional liability companies”. Its adoption will cause further amendments to the Civil Code, Economic Code, Law “On Notary Service” etc. For example, it is proposed: -       To abolish the maximum quantity of participants of the LLC (now it is 100 persons); -       Not to mention the s...

New applications for legal entities.

…Recently we have been submitting “registration forms No…” to the State Registrar, in November’15 they turned into “Applications”, and in 10 days since today they will be changed again. Now the reforms deal with registration of legal entities’ separated units. In particular, Ministry of Justice approved new blanks for: a)      Application form for the cessation of legal entities’ separated units...