The Availability of Assisted Reproductive Technologies for Single Persons. Legal Aspects

The development of modern medicine and science makes many things, which previously seemed fantastic, available. Especially noticeable progress is in the field of assisted reproductive technologies in general and surrogate motherhood in particular. Ukraine is one of a few countries where surrogacy is permitted by law, and Article 123 of the Family Code sets the…

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Particularity of Receipt of the Citizenship of Ukraine. Laws and Regulations

To obtain citizenship in any country you have to know the bureaucratic procedures, correct filing of documents, knowledge of laws of the country. It is a long process and troublesome task, it is quite difficult for non-residents due to legal formalities, ignorance of the language and features of the procedures. Passports of Ukraine is the…

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Prospects of the Market of Organic Products in Ukraine. Legal Aspects

Ukraine is a country with the largest reserves of high-quality fertile land, therefore the development of the agro-industrial sector of the economy is significant, and the percentage of agricultural products in general GNP is quite high. At the same time, in recent years not only traditional market of agricultural products, but also market of organic…

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Patent Wars and Patent Trolling an Ukraine: Legal Aspects

Intellectual property is one of the most valuable assets in today’s world, and the value of many businesses that are working with intellectual property are often much larger than the classical asset. Intellectual property is increasingly becoming the subject of unlawful harassment, violation of patent rules, patent wars and sometimes outright abuses in this area…

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Using of Facsimile in Business Practice in Ukraine

Facsimile (from Latin fac simile – “make alike”) is a reproduction of any original graphic (manuscripts, drawings, designs, prints, signatures, monograms) transmitting it quite accurately, with all details. Using the facsimile in business practice is reasonable in those cases when you create a large number of primary documents, such as invoices, statements, specifications to the…

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Ukraine vs Russia. The Beginning of Legal Wars

On October 21, 2015, Ukraine sent the claim to the World Trade Organization against the Russian Federation, which put forward the issue for the imposition of Russian limitations on the supply of rail cars, switch equipment for railways and other products in the industry, because of which revenues of Ukrainian companies have fallen to 96%.…

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Execution of Decisions on Non-residents – Individuals and Legal Entities – on the Territory of Ukraine

Ukraine is an active participant of international relations both at the state and at private level. These are commercial (business) contacts of enterprises, international marriages with participation of Ukrainian citizens, children in international marriages, inheritance, etc. In any case, not all disputes are resolved peacefully and in such cases the courts are used. What can…

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Legalization of Marriage, that Was Contracted Abroad, in Ukraine

The right for marriage is guaranteed by Constitutions and laws of almost each country, but each country has its own laws based on cultural practices, religious factors, etc. This decade people are actively traveling around the world, not only for tourism but also for work, choice the place of residence, and because of that an…

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Ukraine Is a Huge Market for International Crewing Companies

An important trend in the development of modern navigation is its internationalization, which is associated with intensive labor migration from developing countries. Marine labor market is a specific segment of the global labor market. According to the information of International Shipping Federation (ISF), the marine labor market covers more than 1,250,000 sailors, representing 150 countries.…

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4 Simple and Reliable Ways to Check a Legal Entity – Resident of Ukraine

At the stage of making decisions whether it is worth to start business negotiations with a potential business partner, any information is valuable to help to determine in advance or formulate a thought. Ways of collecting this information may be different: those that require some material costs (for example, the collection of information through specialized…

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The Attractiveness of Ukraine as a Country for Obtaining a Residence Permit

Ukraine can be considered as an attractive country for foreigners wishing to immigrate to Europe. Primarily, this is due to the European vector of development of our country and the desire of Ukrainians to be an integral part of the European community. Secondly, it is the low real estate, services, food prices, convenient geographical location,…

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Use of E-mails as Evidence in Ukrainian Courts

E-mail has long been used as an effective tool for conducting business, and business parties often do not have any other document, except electronic. Therefore, sooner or later, the question of need of electronic correspondence (e-mail) as evidence in court arises. Ukrainian legislation does not establish a clear field of application and the use of…

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Purchase and Sale of Business in Ukraine: How to Make the Deal Legally Correct

Question about the sales of business in Ukraine is difficult to describe as a legal scheme or mechanism, different aspects of the business are regulated by their specific branches of law. This difficulty may be experienced by a buyer who does not get what he wants does not get it to the extent that he…

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Surrogacy in Ukraine: Positive and Negative Aspects

Surrogate motherhood is a very profitable business in Ukraine. Every year a lot of foreigners come from countries where the procedure of surrogacy is illegal or costs a lot of money to get services of Ukrainians who will carry and give birth to their children for money remuneration. The cost of such service usually ranges…

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Escape from Russia: How to Make Money in Ukraine

Already half of a year Russia’s ruling elite with maniacal persistence prove sufficiency of Russia in the present-day world, general independence from civilized rules of politics and the civilized world, from the global integration process. From outside such actions are similar to a gradual burning of all existing bridges between Russia and Western countries resulting…

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The Future of Alternative Types of Dispute Resolution in Ukraine

In economically developed countries, the dispute resolution in court almost always means that the appearer rely on a breach of further business relations with his opponent. The explanation for this state of affairs is quite simple: if the parties have a genuine and mutual desire to establish the true cause of the dispute, to maintain…

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The Increasing Role of Marriage Contracts in the Regulation of Legal Relations in Marriages with Ukrainians

The number of signed marriage contracts is constantly increasing in Ukraine, what is more, it is growing in the segment of international couples when one spouse is a citizen of Ukraine and the other – a foreigner. This trend is an evidence of a balanced, rational approach of individual to the process of getting married,…

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How to Travel Abroad with Children from Ukraine

International marriages are not unusual. Many Ukrainians marriage foreigners and have children in such marriages. So, sometimes there is a need to travel with children abroad in such international couples. Circumstances for such trips can be different: it is a vacation trip, or, in case of the existence of international marriage, it is the need…

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Foreign Infusions into Charter Capital of the Company in Ukraine: Benefits and Guarantees

“Foreign Invested Enterprise” is the term that we hear in daily business life in Ukraine more and more often. But what features does it hide? Let’s try to understand. First of all, it should be noted that enterprises, established with participation of foreign investments, are subjected to currency and customs regulation and taxation according to…

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Risk allocation in treaty obligations

Mandatory and conscientious fulfillment of assumed contractual obligations is the aim of any transaction. However, the specificity of such relationship shows that at the stage of execution of the obligation against the will of any of the parties may be circumstances (events) leading to a breach of contractual obligations. The danger of different kinds of…

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How to protect and save assets that remained in Crimea

Many Ukrainian companies and foreign owners have owned assets in Crimea. Because of the illegal annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation quite difficult issues about protecting or rescuing these assets appear. One of the main obstacles for saving business assets is the fact that Ukraine has closed access to all state registries about the…

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