IV ALL-UKRAINIAN CONFERENCE ON CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCESS

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When
09.11.2017 – 10.11.2017
14:00 – 18:00
Where
Yaroslaviv Val Street, 22

Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA) invites you to participate in IV All-Ukrainian Conference on Criminal Law and Process to be held on 9-10 November 2017 in Radisson Blu Hotel, Kyiv.

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

FIRST DAY PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

9 November  2017 (Thursday)

13:30

14:00

Registration. Morning Coffee

14:00

14:20

Conference Opening. Welcoming words

Volodymyr Sayenko, Vice-President of the Ukrainian Bar Association

Olena Lytvynenko, Deputy Head of the Council of Europe Office

14:20

15:40

Public Interview - Changes to the Criminal Procedural Code

Moderator: Volodymyr Boiko, journalist, TV-presenter

 

Participants:

Denys Bugay, Advocate, Partner at VB PARTNERS, Ukrainian Bar Association President (2013-2017)

Viktoriya Kytsyuk, Judge at the Solomyansky District Court of the City of Kyiv

Mykhailo Polyak, Prosecutor of the Department for the Support of State  Prosecution in the Court of the General Prosecutor's Office of Ukraine

 

Topics for discussion:

  • Recent changes to the Criminal Procedure Code. Outcomes and prognosis.
  • Modernization of Criminal Procedural Code. What's next?
    • Strengthening the competitiveness and equalizing powers of the prosecution and defense.
    • Strengthening the powers of  investigating judge during pretrial proceedings.
    • Notification on covert surveillance. Whether a "dead" norm works?

15:40

15:55

Q&A Session

15:55

16:25

Coffee break

 

16:25

17:40

#HIGHCOURTStories

Moderator: Оlha Prosyanyuk, Managing Partner at АО AVER LEX

 

Participants:

Nadiya Stefaniv, Judge of the Appellate  Court of Ivano-Frankivsk Region

Stanislav Kravchenko, Deputy head of the High Specialized Court of Ukraine for Civil and Criminal Cases

Оleksandra Yanovska, Doctor of judicial science, Professor of the Department of Justice of Kyiv National University. Taras Shevchenko

Valentyna Schepotkina, Judge of the Higher Specialized Court of Ukraine on Civil and Criminal Cases 

 

Topics for discussion:

  • The role of the Supreme Court in the justice system .
  • Priorities in the organization of operation of the Supreme Court.
  • Criteria for the admission of a criminal case  for cassation.
  • Fruitful communication of the Supreme Court with society and professional community.

17:40

17:55

Q&A Session

 

17:55

18:25

Ted Speech

Self-motivation: where to find sources for motivation?

Оleksiy Reznikov, Advocate, Honored Lawyer of Ukraine, Deputy Head of Kyiv City State Administration, Vice-President of the Ukrainian Bar Association (2013-2017), Master of Sports of Ukraine in Motorsport

18:25

18:30

Final remarks

SECOND DAY PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

 10 November 2017 (Friday)

08:30

09:00

Registration. Morning Coffee

09:00

09:15

Conference opening. Welcoming remarks

Volodymyr Sayenko, Vice-President of the Ukrainian Bar Association

Оlha Prosyanyuk, Managing Partner at AVER LEX

09:15

10:30

  Session 1. Faces and Cases - Reform Update

Moderator: Serhiy Grebenyuk, Partner at EPAP Ukraine

 

Participants:

Valeriya Lutkovska, Commissioner of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine for Human Rights

Volodymyr Kryvenko, Deputy Head of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office

Viktor Shemchuk, Deputy Head of the Qualification-Disciplinary Commission of Prosecutors

Algirdas Šemeta, Business Ombudsman

 

Topics for discussion:

  • The state of criminal justice reform as a whole.
  • Positive results on the example of specific cases.
  • "PR Investigation" as a job example of "renovated" law enforcement agencies.
  • Compliance with the principles of criminal justice, in particular, the presumption of innocence, in such investigations.
  • What should be done to make the reforms genuine, systemic and irreversible?

Jeremy McBride, International Expert of the Council of Europe, Barrister, Moncton Chambers, London (to be cleared)

Achievements and Challenges of Criminal Justice Reform in Ukraine: Compliance with Council of Europe Standards

10:30

10:45

Q&A Session

10:45

11:15

Coffee break

  

Session 2. Defense Tactics in Cases with International Element

Moderator: Vitaliy Serdyuk, Partner, Head of Criminal Law Practice at AVER LEX

11:15

11:30

Оksana Dytynko, Partner at Fomin&Partners

Extramural proceedings

11:30

11:45

Denys Bugay, Advocate, Partner at VB PARTNERS, President of the Ukrainian Bar Association (2013-2017)

Іnterpol and extradition

11:45

12:00

Valeriy Polyuga, Detective of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine

Foreign experience of performing  special tasks with an agent under cover

12:00

12:15

Sergiy Smirnov, counsel of the Sayenko Kharenko

Legal assistance to public foreign companies in Ukraine. Peculiarities of interaction and protection in criminal proceedings

12:15

12:30

Katerina Gupalo, Partner at Arzinger

International legal assistance in criminal proceedings. Practical cases

12:30

12:45

Q&A Session

12:45

13:45

Lunch

  

Session 3. New Procedural Institutions in Action

Moderator: Tetyana Lysovets, Senior Partner at Sokolovsky & Partners

13:45

14:00

Vitaliy Kasko, Partner at Vasil Kisil & Partners

Confiscation of tools, instruments and proceeds from crime: types, terms for applicability and problematic issues

14:00

14:15

Yevgeniy Solodko, Managing Partner at Solodko & Partners

Ways of achieving a not-guilty verdict 

14:15

14:30

Opanas Karlin, Partner at ESQUIRES

Combining and allocating materials for criminal proceedings: procedural issues

14:30

14:45

Jeremy McBride, International Expert of the Council of Europe, Barrister, Moncton Chambers, London (to be cleared)

Recent ECHR Practice on certain aspects of the Criminal Procedure Code Implementation

14:45

15:00

Аnton Yanchuk, Head of the National Agency of Ukraine for Detection, Investigation and Asset Management of Corruption and Other Crimes

Activities of the National Agency of Ukraine for Finding, Tracing and Management of Assets Derived from Corruption and Other Crimes. First Cases

15:00

15:15

Q&A Session

15:15

15:45

Coffee break

15:45

16:30

Master Class

The Art of Public Talk  

Gustav Vodichka, business-trainer, writer, historian and philosopher 

  

 Session 4. Mechanisms for Protection of a Victim

Moderator: Volodymyr Rudnychenko, Head of the Criminal Law Practice at Integrites

16:30

16:45

Yevhen Grushovets, Advocate, Partner at Ario Law Firm

Protection of victims' rights. Current status and applicable means of assistance

16:45

17:00

Тaras Poshivanyuk, Partner  at EQUITY

Actions of a lawyer as a representative of a victim at the stage of pre-trial investigation and during the trial

17:00

17:15

Oleg Krivolapov, Head of the Laboratory of Economic and Commodity Research, Dnipropetrovsk Research Institute of Forensic Expertise of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine

Economic expertise and research as a proof in favor of a victim

17:15

17:30

Serhiy Prokopenko, Experts of the Laboratory of computer criminology

Nuances of IT expertise

17:30

17:45

Q&A Session

17:45

18:00

Final remarks

18:00

20:00

Evening reception

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IV ALL-UKRAINIAN CONFERENCE ON CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCESS

When
09.11.2017 – 10.11.2017
14:00 – 18:00
Where
Yaroslaviv Val Street, 22

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