NEWSLETTER

MARCH 2013

DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Developments in Court Practice

The High Specialized Court of Ukraine for Civil and Criminal Cases in its Ruling No. 3 on Certain Matters Concerning Trial Courts' Competence and Jurisdiction in Civil Matters provided the explanation of the following issues >>>

ENERGY

Ukraine Changes Feed-in-Tariff Legislation

Since 2009 Ukrainian renewable energy generating companies have been enjoying a preferential feed-in-tariff. The Ukrainian feed-in-tariff is one of the largest in the world >>>

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

State Department of Intellectual Property Announces Its Official Position on Designated Collective Management Organizations

On 4 March 2013 the American Chamber of Commerce received the official position of the State Department of Intellectual Property regarding designated Collective Management Organizations in Ukraine >>>

LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT

Social Tax Refund for Job Creation

On 20 March 2013 the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine No. 153 enacting the Procedure for Refund to Employers of a Part of the Unified Mandatory State Social Insurance Tax became effective >>>

PHARMACEUTICALS

Audit of Licensees before Issue of Import Licenses for Pharmaceuticals

On 22 March 2013 the Procedure for Audits Prior to Licensing of Pharmaceuticals' Import became effective. The Procedure was approved on 27 February 2013 by Order No.168 of the Ministry of Health >>>

SECURITIES

Rules for Securities and Stock Market Advertising and Clarifications on Auditing Securities Issuers' Reporting

The National Securities and Stock Market Commission by its Resolution No. 63 dated 22 January 2013 enacted the rules for securities and stock market advertising. They became effective on 19 March 2013 >>>

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