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The State Bureau of Investigation: to be or not to be?

The law on the State Bureau of Investigation, which was adopted in January 2016, provides that the bureau must be created no later than 1 March, 2016. Now in the Parliament there is the registered bill, that  proposes to extend this period until the first of September 2016. We remind that…

Legal position on the issue of recovering insurance payments

Supreme Court of Ukraine expressed its legal position on the issue of recovering insurance payments. This case concerned a claim of the insurance company to the person responsible for causing the accident with the demand to compensate amount of insurance payments. The Supreme Court decided that the insurance company paying…

Notaries will be obliged to check up the fact of sanctions application to the clients at the feasance of notarial action.

  In obedience to the renewed release of "Order of feasance of notarial actions by notaries" notaries during the feasance of notarial action are under an obligation to check up the presence of fact sanctions application  to the client, that is envisaged  law of Ukraine "About sanctions ". Under the  law notary’s audit can be used only on the basis of decision of  National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine and put into the force by President decree.  

Taxation of inheritance obtained by non-residents in Ukraine

Tax authorities additionally clarified the taxation of real estate, which is inherited by non-residents. Any object of heritage that is inherited by non-resident on the territory of Ukraine from resident is taxable at the rate of 18%. Thus, the non-resident heir is obliged to pay the tax before the notary…

Changes to the procedure of inheritance

With the new year came into force amendments to the Civil Code, the Law on Notaries, the Law on property evaluation and other special design features acts on inheritance rights. Firstly, the authority to make statements about the inheritance in rural areas was given to officials of village councils. Interestingly,…

Bill on detective activity was registered

At the end of 2015, the Verkhovna Rada registered a draft law "On of private detective (detective) activity" № 3726 of December twenty-eighth, two thousand fifteenth year. As of today, detectives, in fact, are acting outside the law governance, but nevertheless, serfing the web you may find so-called detective agencies…