NEWSLETTER

APRIL 2013

DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Developments in Court Practice

The Supreme Court of Ukraine having heard the claim seeking invalidation of a mortgage agreement, declared illegal the cession of proprietary rights to the assets under construction under agreement concluded prior to the entry into force in 2009 of the amendments to the Law of Ukraine "On Mortgages" >>>

LABOUR LAW

Workplace Safety Training Financed by the Workplace Accidents Insurance Fund

The Regulation of the Board of the Social Security Fund for Workplace Accidents and Occupational Diseases enacting the Procedure for Participation and Financing of Workplace Safety Training by the Fund became effective on 26 April 2013 >>>


Commissions to Prevent Unemployment in the Course of Mass Layoffs

On 22 April 2013 the Cabinet of Ministers approved Resolution "On Approval of the Procedure for Creation of Special Commissions for Taking Steps to Prevent Abrupt Rise in Unemployment in the Course of Mass Layoffs of Employees" No. 305, which took effect on 7 May 2013 >>>

PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION

State Service on Personal Data Protection Planning to Inspect Company Websites

On 22 March 2013 the State Service on Personal Data Protection issued its Decision No. 6 On Practice of Implementation the Personal Data Protection Law with Respect to Data Processing on the Web-Resources >>>

PHARMACEUTICALS

New Procedure for Quality Control of Pharmaceuticals

On 28 April 2013 the amendments to the Pharmaceuticals Law regarding the quality control procedure became effective. Amendments introduce new state quality control requirements for pharmaceuticals imported to Ukraine >>>


New Procedure for Examination of Registration Materials for Pharmaceuticals

On 16 April 2013 the Order of the Ministry of Health No. 3 became effective. This order approves a new version of the Order of the Ministry No. 426 approving the Procedure for the Examination of Registration Materials for Pharmaceuticals Submitted for State Registration (Re-Registration) as well as the Examination of Materials for Amendments of Registration Materials >>>

SECURITIES

Procedure for the Registration of Shares of the JSCs Established Prior to the Enactment of the Securities and Stock Market Law and Created through Privatization and Corporatization

On 16 April 2013 two resolutions of the National Securities and Stock Market Commission dated 26 February 2013 became effective >>>

WHITE COLLAR CRIME

New Code of Criminal Procedure Liberalises Legal System

The new Code of Criminal Procedure, which came into force on November 20 2012, has drastically altered the national criminal justice system (which had largely remained unchanged since 1960) and marks the beginning of a new era >>>

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