• Ukrainian Bar Association served as a foundation for the establishment by the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) of a Chapter in Ukraine

    At its meeting on 21 December 2021, the Executive Committee of the International Section of the New York State Bar Association approved establishment of the NYSBA Chapter in Ukraine at the premises of the Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA). Ms Anna Ogrenchuk, UBA President, has been appointed as a Chair of the NYSBA Ukraine Chapter, and Mr Ivan Gorodyskyу, UBA Board Member, appointed as a Vice-Chair. 

  • Tax Prerequisites for a Success Story in Diia City

    On August 14, 2021, the Law of Ukraine “On Stimulating the Development of the Digital Economy in Ukraine” (Law on Diia City) came into force, introducing a new legal regime Diia City for the IT industry in Ukraine. The Ministry of Finance, the project's stakeholder, believes that it will “create the most powerful IT hub in Ukraine in Central and Eastern Europe, with no boundaries for investment, job creation or the development of new technologies. Ukrainians and entrepreneurs from all over the world will have the opportunity to quickly develop the most ambitious innovative and business ideas and implement them effectively.

  • UBA Signs a Memorandum with the National School of Judges of Ukraine

    It is quite symbolic that on the Day of Court Employees the Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA) signed a memorandum of cooperation with the National School of Judges of Ukraine. The document was signed by Mykola Onishchuk, Rector of the National School of Judges of Ukraine, Doctor of Law, Honored Lawyer of Ukraine, and Anna Ogrenchuk, President of the Ukrainian Bar Association, Managing Partner of LCF Law Group.

  • II National Forum on Migration Law. European Requirements and Ukrainian Implementation

    It is quite symbolic that the second National Forum on Migration Law took place on Human Rights Day. The event was organized by the Ukrainian Bar Association with the assistance and support of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Ukraine, the International Organization for Migration, the Government Office for Coordination of European and Euro-Atlantic Integration, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine.

  • The UBA Addresses an Open Letter to the Bureau of Economic Security

    The Ukrainian Bar Association addressed an open letter to Denys Shmygal,  Prime Minister of Ukraine calling for measures to ensure a fair, transparent, and objective selection procedure to attract to BES the best candidates with the necessary level of professionalism and reputation.

  • The Ukrainian Bar Association Issues a Statement on Constitutional Proceedings

    The Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA) expressed concern over the current situation with the Constitutional Court of Ukraine. On November 26, 2021, the President of Ukraine appointed two judges of the CCU. This was preceded by the March 2021 Presidential Decree repealing two previous 2013 Presidential decrees appointing two CCU judges. At that time, the Association had already expressed its opinion and stressed that the President has no authority to dismiss judges of the CCU, and the only possible ways to terminate the powers of the latter are those specified in the Constitution of Ukraine and the Law of Ukraine “On Constitutional Court”.

  • Law on Administrative Procedure: Document Analysis and Key Benefits for Individuals and Legal Entities

    On November 16, 2021, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the Law on Administrative Procedure (registration entry No 3475). Many scholars, lawyers, jurists welcomed the news. Mykyta Zhukov, Chair of the UBA Committee on Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, and Human Rights, Head of ZHUKOV LEGAL FAMILY OFFICE, helped to understand the content of the Law and the impact of its adoption in a story for FEMIDA.UA.

  • The Ukrainian Bar Association Celebrates 19th Anniversary!

    The Ukrainian Bar Association celebrated its 19th anniversary with an intellectual game - BIRTHDAY BATLUM. This game has left no one cold due to the mind-blowing combination of challenging questions and pure excitement from competing with colleagues.

  • National Register of Blood Donors and Blood Components: Functioning, Key Benefits, Protection of Donors' Rights

    On November 24, 2021, the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine (hereinafter - the Resolution) approved the Procedure for the functioning of the National Register of Blood Donors and Blood Components, as well as persons prohibited from performing the donor function.

  • UBA Antitrust Law Committee Appeal Regarding the Draft Law № 5431

    The UBA Competition Law Committee sent letters of appeal to the Chair of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine Olha Pishchanska and the Chair of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Economic Development Dmytro Natalukha regarding the draft law № 5431 dated April 27, 2021.