KYIV - October 01, 2018. The Ukrainian Bar Association held its 133rd meeting, dedicated to the approval of the UBA public appeals, issues on the agenda of the next Legal Assembly, the functioning of the UBA regional branches etc..
The UBA President Andriy Stelmashchuk decided to start a meeting with issues of protecting the professional rights and guarantees of lawyers and agreeing on the content of the two public appeals of the UBA:
- regarding the protection of the professional rights and guarantees of the legal profession;
- the inadmissibility of violation of professional rights and guarantees of lawyers and violation of the right to defense.
The UBA Board also approved another open letter on the Draft Insolvency Code.
Having discussed the functioning of the UBA regional branches, the members of the Board voted for the appointment of the Head and approved of the Board of the UBA Branch in Ivano-Frankivsk Region, and also supported the appointment of Tetyana Yushchenko as the Head of the Branch in the Chernihiv Oblast.
In addition, the participants of the meeting considered and made a decision on the introduction of pilot management of the budgets of the regional branches of the UBA, and introduced technical adjustments to the Regulations on branches and the order of holding elections.