Protection of Economic Rights: Pros and Cons of Applying to the ECHR
13 September 2017

According to official ECHR statistics, Ukraine is the most frequently named respondent in the ECHR, compared with the other states. Given that the economic rights of Ukrainian and foreign individuals and legal entities may also be protected by means of investment arbitration, the article considers the pros and cons of the ECHR, juxtaposing ECHR case law with the practice of investment tribunals.

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Support mechanisms for the alternative energy production in Ukraine
15 August 2017

In terms of the share of alternative energy in its gross energy consumption, Ukraine remains considerably behind its national targets and compares poorly with other countries.

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Google's record-breaking 2.42 billion fine is just the beginning. The European Commission declares war to `online-monopolies`
06 July 2017

Anastasia Usova, Counsel and Head of the Antitrust practice of Redcliffe Partners, explains what consequences will Google experience after the EU decision and how it may influence further competition enforcement in digital markets.

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National Bank of Ukraine to implement EU free movement of Capital Directive
05 July 2017

Harmonisation of Ukrainian laws with European Union law in particular as regards the complicated industry of financial services is essential for lifting the very restrictive currency control regime introduced by the National bank of Ukraine to prevent the outflow of foreign currency from Ukraine.

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What does the Electricity Market Law mean for Ukrainians?
22 June 2017

On 11 June 2017, the Law of Ukraine "On the Electricity Market" became effective. This aims to bring the legal framework of the Ukrainian eletricity market into compliance with the EU’s energy market legislation known as the "Third Energy Package".

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New opportunities and tools to boost antitrust compliance
08 June 2017

A number of significant changes to Ukrainian competition law regime are expected during 2017. These are expected to bring new opportunities for boosting antitrust compliance. Anastasia Usova, counsel and Head of the Antitrust practice of Redcliffe Partners, in her article for the UJBL, outlines key practical recommendations to enhance the capabilities of existing or newly built antitrust compliance programmes as a tool for the prevention, early detection and mitigation of antitrust violations.

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Ukraine’s banking sector seeks a new normal
15 May 2017

The Banker magazine of the Financial Times Group has released a special report on Ukraine. The publication features some insights into the status quo and into reform work in the areas of ownership rights and insolvency, as well as reporting on banking sector legislation shaping and trends.

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Doing business in Ukraine: overview
12 May 2017

Redcliffe Partners contributes the chapter on Ukraine to the Doing Business In… Global Guide 2016/17 by Thomson Reuters. Dmytro Fedoruk, a partner and Head of the M&A and Energy practices, and Zoryana Sozanska-Matviychuk, counsel in the Corporate and M&A practices, provide an overview of the Ukrainian legal environment as relevant to doing business in Ukraine.

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What does the statement ‘100% natural food product’ mean?
13 April 2017

Anastasia Usova, counsel and Head of the Antitrust practice at Redcliffe Partners, made an overview of those cases where the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine found that claims of 'natural food' had misled consumers.

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New ISO 37001 - International Standard for Anti-bribery Management Systems
07 April 2017

On 15 October 2016, the first edition of the new ISO 37001 standard was published. It is a new international standard for anti-bribery management systems in all types of organisations, private and public.

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