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Construction of wind power plants to be expedited in Ukraine
06 September 2018

On 4 September 2018, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (the Ukrainian parliament) adopted at the second reading draft law No. 8015 "On the Amendment of Certain Laws of Ukraine Regarding Investment Attractiveness of the Construction of Renewable Energy Objects" (the "Draft Law"). The Draft Law aims to eliminate administrative barriers to the construction of wind power plants and raise the attractiveness of the wind power industry for investment.

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Drafts of the New Form of a Power Purchase Agreement and Its Conclusion Procedure Approved by Ukraine's Energy Regulator
04 September 2018

On 23 August 2018, the National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission (the "NEURC") adopted the new draft regulation "On the Approval of the Procedure of Power Purchase at the Feed-in Tariff and the Rules of Interaction of Subjects of Economic Activity during Performance of these Operations" (the "Draft Regulation"). This Draft Regulation was developed to further implement the electricity market reform based on the new Electricity Market Law of Ukraine adopted in 2017. 

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Ukraine signed the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting
06 August 2018

On 23 July 2018, the acting Minister of Finance of Ukraine signed the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting ("Multilateral Instrument" or "MLI"), which was initially signed in Paris on 7 June 2017 by 68 countries.

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Parliament of Ukraine adopted bill on general principles and requirements to organic production
13 July 2018

On 10 July 2018, the Parliament of Ukraine adopted at the second reading bill No. 5448 "On general principles and requirements to organic production, trade and labeling of organic production".

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Parliament has adopted a law improving the protection of creditors' rights in Ukraine
06 July 2018

On 3 July 2018, Parliament adopted the law which resolves a number of long existing issues in connection with Ukrainian law-governed security (the "Law"). Before becoming effective, the Law needs to be signed by the President and published. Before becoming effective, the Law needs to be signed by the President and published.

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Redcliffe Partners and its lawyers have received high rankings from a reputable Ukrainian legal directory
06 July 2018

Redcliffe Partners has been featured and recognised in this year’s edition of Ukrainian Law Firms 2018: A Handbook for Foreign Clients (ULF 2018) in a wide range of practices and industry sectors, namely Banking & Finance, Debt Restructuring, Corporate and M&A, Energy & Natural Resources, Antitrust and Competition, as well as Infrastructure. First published in 2003, the directory provides an in-depth annual review of the Ukrainian legal services market.

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The Parliament Adopts New Framework Currency Control Law
25 June 2018

On 21 June 2018 the Parliament adopted the new framework currency control law “On Currency and Currency Transactions”, which marks the commencement of a major reform of currency control legislation in Ukraine since its independence.

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Svitlana Teush made a presentation on EPC contracts during FIDIC Business Days in Kyiv
22 June 2018

On 15 June 2018, Svitlana Teush, Head of the Real Estate and Construction practice of Redcliffe Partners, made a presentation entitled "EPC contracts: Employer's outlook" during the FIDIC Business Days held in Kyiv.

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Redcliffe Partners and Clifford Chance organised the conference Financing Energy in Ukraine: The Green Future is Coming
19 June 2018

On 14 June 2018, Redcliffe Partners and Clifford Chance organised the conference "Financing Energy in Ukraine: The Green Future is coming". This conference provided a broad discussion platform of international format, where visitors were able to discuss the latest regulatory changes in the Ukrainian legislation, including the outlook for the introduction of auctions, as well as various aspects of the "bankability" of alternative energy projects.

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Draft law contemplating the renewable energy auctions has been registered with the Ukrainian parliament
15 June 2018

On 7 June 2018, draft law No. 8449 "On amendments to certain laws of Ukraine to ensure competitive conditions of production of electricity from renewable energy sources" was registered. Effectively, the draft law is aimed at introducing renewable energy (RES) auctions in Ukraine. According to the members of parliament, this draft is expected to be passed into law by the end of this year. 

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