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VIІ EASTERN UKRAINIAN LEGAL FORUM

23-24 May

12:30-18:00
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Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA) has the pleasure of inviting you to participate in the VIІ Eastern Ukrainian Legal Forum, to be held on 23-24 May 2019 in Kharkiv – Superior Golf & Spa Resort (1-A Academic Kurchatov Avenue).

 The event is a unique platform for professional networking between lawyers not only in the Eastern region, but also in Ukraine as a whole. This is a place where friends and colleagues meet, where they drink coffee and talk about profession, where they share unforgettable experience and where new ideas are born.

 This year, in the framework of the Forum, a regular meeting of the UBA Legal Assembly, the highest governing body of the Association, will take place, and the new UBA leadership will be elected.

 PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

23 May (DAY 1)

12:30

13:00

Registration. Morning coffee

13:00

13:10

Forum opening. Welcoming remarks

13:10

14:30

SESSION 1. Effective Judiciary: Expectations and Realities

Moderator: TBC

 

Experts:

Issues for consideration:

Serhiy Chornutskyy, Deputy Head of the State Judicial Administration of Ukraine

 

Representative of the High Qualifications Commission of Judges of Ukraine (TBC)

 

Oleksiy Muravyov, Chair of the UBA Ethical Commission, Honored Lawyer of Ukraine

 

Olena Kibenko, Judge of the Grand Chamber of the Supreme Court

Viktor Yatsyna, judge of the Kharkiv Court of Appeal 

  • Electronic court: progress to date
  • Higher Anti-Corruption Court: Expectations
  • Conflict of interest in judicial activity
  • Why professional migrations in judiciary take place: lawyers-judges/judges-lawyers?
  • Ethical rules in the area of ​​justice: deficiencies in regulation
  • Do judicial tools in the area of controlling the enforcement of judicial decisions work?

14:30

15:00

Coffee break

15:00

16:20

SESSION 2. Procedural Codes

Moderator: TBC

 

Experts:

Issues for consideration:

Oleksiy Brintsev, Judge of the Economic Court of the Kharkiv region

 

 

Vasyl Krat, Judge of the Court of Cassation in the Supreme Court

 

Volodymyr Vashchenko, Partner at VB PARTNERS


Yulia Atamanova, Counsel at  LCF

Kateryna Drobyazko, Associate at Amber

  • Features of simplified proceedings in the administrative process
  • Presentation of the results of the Monitoring Mission to the implementation of the Procedural Codes
  • Evidence and Evidencing. Problems of proof and new procedural options

16:20

16:50

Coffee break

16:50

18:00

SESSION 3. Recent Trends on Fighting Against Corruption

Moderator: TBC

 

Experts:

Issues for consideration:

Yuriy Kravchenko, Director of the Kharkiv Territorial Department of NABU

 

Representative of the Territorial Office of the State Investigation Bureau, located in the city of Poltava (TBC)

 

Oleksiy Meniv, Partner at "Shkrebets & Partners"

 

Ivan Kucher, Head of Anti-Corruption Compliance Practice, Associate at "Krolevets & Partners"

  • Pre-trial investigations (DBR, NABU, Prosecutor's Office)
  • Nuances of disclosure of corruption schemes
  • Automatic check of declarations - what should you know?
  • Invalid declaration - how to prevent?
  • How to protect the lawyer from illegal actions by law enforcement agencies?

24 May (Day 2)

09:30

10:00

Registration. Morning coffee

10:00

11:30

SESSION 4. The Mysterious world on the Legal Profession: What's Going On?

Moderator: TBC

 

Experts:

Issues for consideration:

Vitaliy Urkevych, Judge of the Grand Chamber of the Supreme Court

 

Denys Bugay, President of the Ukrainian Bar Association (2013-2017)

 

Maksym Sheverdin, Managing Partner of Sheverdin & Partners

  • Success rate compensation - an incentive or corrupt component?
  • Outcomes of the lawyer's monopoly
  • Security and safety of law firms and advocacy

11:30

12:00

Coffee break

12:00

13:30

SESSION 5. Burning Issues of Legal Profession

Moderator: TBC

 

Experts:

Issues for consideration:

Larysa Shvetsova, member of the High Council for Justice

 

Olga Simson, co-founder and director of the Institute of Law, Technology and Innovation (ILTI)

 

Oleksiy Reznikov, Partner at Asters

  • Cyber security and information security in digital communication
  • Mediation - an international trend or an effective dispute resolution format?
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution - An international trend or effective dispute resolution?
  • Professional skills of a lawyer  
  • Medicine reform

13:30

14:30

Lunch

14:30

15:00

Special report.

Bankruptcy Code: Business Climate Sanation or New Challenges?

Speaker TBC

15:00

15:30

Free time

LEGAL ASSEMBLY

15:30

16:00

Registration. Morning Coffee

16:00

18:00

Legal Assembly of the Ukrainian Bar Association

18:00

22:00

Presidential Reception

 

*The organizers reserve the right to change the program and amend the list of speakers. Follow the updates.

Registration is required to participate.
Registration is considered completed from the moment of payment the registration fee.

For more information about the event and partnership opportunities, please contact the UBA Secretariat at:  +380 (44) 492-88-48, e-mail: forum@uba.ua. Contact person - Victoria Dotsenko. 

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VIІ EASTERN UKRAINIAN LEGAL FORUM

Participation fee for UBA member*

First day (23.05) Second day (24.05) Two days (23-24.05)
Early-Bird Registration (until 2019-04-19) UAH 1 200 UAH 1 200 UAH 2 000
Standard Registration (until 2019-05-10) UAH 1 500 UAH 1 500 UAH 2 500
Late registration (after 2019-05-10)

Participation fee for Non-members

First day (23.05) Second day (24.05) Two days (23-24.05)
Early-Bird Registration (until 2019-04-19) UAH 1 700 UAH 1 700 UAH 3 000
Standard Registration (until 2019-05-10) UAH 2 000 UAH 2 000 UAH 3 500
Late registration (after 2019-05-10)

Payment methods


Please be informed that the Association will process your personal data as a participant in the event in order to ensure your participation and in accordance with the terms and purposes of personal data processing provided for in the Regulation on the Processing and Protection of Personal Data of the Ukrainian Bar Association (the "Regulations").

For more information about the Regulation please follow the link

By clicking "YES", you consent to the collection, processing and use of your personal data, as well as the publication of photos and videos taken with your image during the events on the site, in social networks and in the printed media of the Ukrainian Bar Association.

VIІ EASTERN UKRAINIAN LEGAL FORUM

Participation fee for UBA member*

First day (23.05) Second day (24.05) Two days (23-24.05)
Early-Bird Registration (until 2019-04-19) UAH 1 200 UAH 1 200 UAH 2 000
Standard Registration (until 2019-05-10) UAH 1 500 UAH 1 500 UAH 2 500
Late registration (after 2019-05-10)

Participation fee for Non-members

First day (23.05) Second day (24.05) Two days (23-24.05)
Early-Bird Registration (until 2019-04-19) UAH 1 700 UAH 1 700 UAH 3 000
Standard Registration (until 2019-05-10) UAH 2 000 UAH 2 000 UAH 3 500
Late registration (after 2019-05-10)

Payment methods


Please be informed that the Association will process your personal data as a participant in the event in order to ensure your participation and in accordance with the terms and purposes of personal data processing provided for in the Regulation on the Processing and Protection of Personal Data of the Ukrainian Bar Association (the "Regulations").

For more information about the Regulation please follow the link

By clicking "YES", you consent to the collection, processing and use of your personal data, as well as the publication of photos and videos taken with your image during the events on the site, in social networks and in the printed media of the Ukrainian Bar Association.