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The important decision of the ECHR regarding Ukraine

30.04.2015 by the European Court of Human Rights (hereinafter - ECHR) adopted a second decision on the application of Yaremenko Alexander, who now is serving a sentence of life imprisonment. In its first decision of 12.06.2008, the ECtHR found a violation of Ukraine Articles 3 and 6 of the Convention…

IT Legal Forum

April 19, 2015 was successfully held IT Legal Forum, which was organized by Law company "Legalaid" and due to information partners ZKG, Quality Assurance Group, Gazeta.ua, WineTime and others. The event was attended by over 50 participants from Kyiv, Lviv, Kirovograd, Nikolaev, Ivano-Frankivsk and other cities of Ukraine. Feedback from…

New ways of wages timely payment

From the April 3, the draft law "On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine Concerning Ensurement of Timely Payment of Wages" is under consideration of the Supreme Pada, and it makes a few suggestions on improvement of wages payment system in Ukraine. The author of the draft law suggests to…

Applications to the Supreme Court are direct now

Since 29/03/2015, the Supreme Court of Ukraine will accept applications for review of court decisions directly from applicants. The rule concerns administrative (art. 239-1, Code of Administrative Procedure), civil (art.358, Code of Civil Procedure), criminal (art.449, Code of Criminal Procedure ) and economic (art.111-18, 111-19, Code of Economic Procedure )…

Changes to Procedure on distribution of writs

On March 17, 2015 came into force the new procedure for the automatic distribution of writs in the Department of Enforcement Department of the State Executive Service of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine. Now the computer system independently distributes documents among employees of SES depending on how many writs…

The Law on deregulation is adopted

On February, 12, 2015 Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine in the second reading adopted the Law "On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine on simplification of business conditions," or so-called "Law on deregulation." Above mentioned law is developed on the initiative of the Cabinet of Ministers to accelerate the European…

SCU formulated a legal opinion on recognition of paternity and alimony

The Supreme Court of Ukraine (hereinafter - SCU) formulated a legal opinion concerning cases that should be regulated by the norms of the Code on marriage and family (from 1969) or by the provisions of Family Code of Ukraine (from 2004) on recognition of paternity and alimony. Thus, the Family…