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Ukraine and EU sign Common Civil Aviation Area Agreement

November 2021 – A recent article in Ukrainian legal affairs newspaper "Yurydychna Praktyka" ("Юридична Практика) features the comments of three Kinstellar experts—Vincent Morand (Senior Legal Advisor based in Prague), Oleksandr Kurdydyk...

Software license agreements in Ukraine

October 2021 – The development of technology has led, among other things, to the emergence of different ways of software delivery to the end user.

Ukraine: The deadline to fulfil UBO disclosure requirements extended until July 2022

October 2021 – On 10 October 2021, Law of Ukraine No.1805-IX “On Amendments to the Law of Ukraine on the Prevention and Counteraction to the Legalisation (Laundering) of Proceeds from Crime, Financing of Terrorism and Financing of the Proliferation...

“Diia City”: A special legal and tax regime for IT companies in Ukraine is coming into play

August 2021 – On 14 August 2021, the Law “On Stimulation of the Development of the Digital Economy in Ukraine” No. 4303 (“Diia City Law“) came in force.

Ukraine seeks private-sector engagement for modernisation of its port infrastructure

August 2021 – Despite having the largest port potential in the region, with 13 state-owned seaports located on the coasts of the Black and Azov Seas, Ukraine’s port industry struggles with various problems, including outdated and worn-out equipment...

Ukrainian legal entities must disclose their UBOs - The form of ownership structure has been adopted

9 July 2021 – On 11 July 2021, an Order of the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine dated 19 March 2021 “On approval of the Regulation on the form and content of an ownership structure” enters into force. The Order sets out the required details concerning...

Law resuming large-scale privatisation in Ukraine signed by the President

April 2021 – On 29 April 2021, the President of Ukraine signed the Law of Ukraine “On Amendment to Section V ‘Final and Transitional Provisions’ of the Law of Ukraine on the Privatisation of State and Municipal Property for the resumption of auctions...

Liberalisation of regulations on the use of cannabis-based medical products in Ukraine

April 2021 – Ukraine has taken a step towards liberalising regulations on the use of cannabis-based medicines. In particular, the Cabinet of Ministers has legalized:

“Investment Nanny” Law adopted by Ukraine’s parliament

December 2020 – The Ukrainian parliament has recently adopted Law No. 3760 “On State Assistance to Investment Projects with the Significant Investments in Ukraine”. The so-called “investment nanny” law shall become effective once it is signed...

Telecommuting adjustments to Ukrainian labour legislation

December 2020 – Ukraine’s parliament is set to proceed with the second and hopefully final reading of the Telecommuting Bill No. 4051 (the "Bill"), which has been introduced in response to the Covid-19 pandemic to clarify the labour law regulations...