NEWSLETTER

SEPTEMBER 2012

BANKING & FINANCE

Ukrainian Parliament Changes Rules Dealing with Problem Banks

On 22 September 2012 the new Deposits Insurance Law came into effect replacing the previous law regulating this matter and changing a number of related laws, including the Banking Law >>>


New Rules for Payment Systems and E-Money

On 18 September 2012 the Ukrainian Parliament passed the Law Amending Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine Regarding the Functioning of Payments Systems and Development of Non-Cash Payments >>>

COMPETITION AND ANTITRUST

Leniency Regulation Comes into Effect in Ukraine

On 5 October 2012 the first ever Leniency Regulation came into effect in Ukraine following its adoption by the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine on 25 June 2012 >>>

CORPORATE LAW

New Procedure for Registration of Shares Due to Changes in Authorized Capital of JSCs

On 24 September 2012 new Procedure for Registration of Shares Due to Changes in Authorized Capital of Joint Stock Companies became effective >>>

DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Developments of Court Practice in September

On 19 September 2012 the Constitutional Court of Ukraine ruled that Art. 61 of the Family Code of Ukraine must be understood to mean that charter capital and property of a private enterprise are joint property of spouses >>>

EMPLOYMENT

New Employment Law Features

The new Employment Law adopted on 5 July 2012 (the "Law") will come into effect on 1 January 2013 >>>


New Rules for Audits of the State Labour Inspectorate

The new Procedure for Audits by Officers of the State Labour Inspectorate and its Territorial Authorities was approved by the Order of the Ministry of Social Policy No. 390 dated 2 July 2012 >>>

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & IT

Harmonization of Principles of Customs Control over Movement of IP Objects between CIS Countries

The 56th conference of the Council of Heads of Customs Authorities of the CIS member states was held on 5-6 September 2012 >>>


Tobacco Advertising Ban

The Law Amending Certain Legislative Acts regarding Prohibition of Advertising, Sponsorship and Stimulation of Sales of Tobacco Products, which forbids tobacco advertising, came into effect on 17 September 2012 >>>

SECURITIES

Changes in the Securities Legislation

On 1 August 2012 the President of Ukraine signed the Law On Amendments to Certain Legal Acts of Ukraine Regarding Improvement of Securities Legislation >>>

TAXATION

New Tax Rules in Ukraine: Taxation of Dividends, CPT Advance Payments, New Tax Stimulus and VAT Registration Procedure

In recent months, the Ukrainian parliament adopted legislation introducing a number of amendments to the Tax Code of Ukraine and other laws and regulations >>>

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