Corporate & Financial Legal Alert

    10 11 2009

    By Resolution No. 614 dated October 15, 2009 the Board of the National Bank of Ukraine amended Resolution No. 363 dated August 3, 2004 “On Fixing Interest Rates on Residents’ Foreign Loans”; amendments thereto reintroduced the cap rates on short-term, medium-term and long-term loans raised from non-residents, which had been in force until autumn 2008

    Legal Alert: Draft Law on Gambling in Ukraine

    13 10 2009

    Despite the President’s veto on 11 June, 2009 the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (the “Parliament”) voted affirmatively in favour of adoption of the Act of Ukraine On Prohibition (Ban) of Gambling Business in Ukraine (hereinafter – the “Gambling Ban Law”), which entered into force on June 25, 2009

    Adoption of the law of Ukraine "On Joint Stock Companies”

    01 09 2009

    On 18 June 2009 the Presidium of the High Commercial Court of Ukraine approved Recommendations “On Amending and Supplementing Recommendations of the Presidium of the High Commercial Court of Ukraine “On Practice of Application of Legislation While Considering Cases Arising Out of Corporate Disputes” as of 28 December 2007 No. 04-5/14 (the “Amendments”).

    Energy and Natural Resources Newsletter

    14 07 2009

    This NEWSLETTER has been issued to keep Vasil Kisil & Partners clients and other interested persons informed of the latest developments in the Ukrainian legislation and the firm news.

    Franchising in Ukraine

    19 06 2009

    This NEWSLETTER from the International Trade and International Arbitration Department of Vasil Kisil & Partners is dedicated to the analysis of legal regulation of franchising in Ukraine and offers you a brief overview of the issues of major legal concern while entering into international franchising agreements with Ukrainian counterpart.

    Energy and natural resources in Ukraine: events, legislative up-dates, and expert commentary

    29 05 2009

    Read in this issue: Applying the Adjusting Ratio to the Rental Payments for Natural Gas; Overall Price Level for Natural Gas Consumers for 2009; Oil-Fuel Export Is No Longer Subject To Licensing Procedures; Natural Gas Pricing; Ukraine to Modernize Gas Transit System; Coal Mine Methane Recovery and Utilization; Publication of the Draft Law on Amending Certain Legislative Acts regarding the Taxation Encouraging Alternative Sources of Fuel and Energy Use for Public Consideration; Importing oil and gas exploration and production equipment into Ukraine: key problems, possible solutions and more.

    Recent developments in Ukrainian competition law and practice

    29 04 2009

    Please find below a brief description of the most significant novelties of the Law of Ukraine “On Protection of Economic Competition,” dated January 11, 2001 (the “Economic Competition Act”) and AMC approaches to concerted practice and merger control issues.

    Adoption of the Law of Ukraine on Joint Stock Companies

    29 03 2009

    This newsletter is aimed to raise public awareness on the provisions of the Joint Stock Company Law and help businesses understand its challenges and advantages. VKP legal team put together valuable information regarding this new piece of legislature as it is very important for all sectors of business operating in Ukraine and is a major cornerstone for the protection of minority shareholder's rights and fostering proper corporate governance.