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Doubinsky & Osharova has successfully represented Jack Daniel's before the Ukrainian Supreme Court, which, on May 28, 2020, upheld the company's cassation appeal to invalidate the trademark certification in Ukraine for "Black Jack" (and the certification for its Cyrillic-spelled variant).

Maksym Sysoiev has been promoted to Partner at Dentons in Kyiv, where, the firm reports, “he will focus on further developing and enhancing Dentons’ energy capabilities and offering in Ukraine."

The widely discussed draft law 1210 has finally been signed by the President of Ukraine and come into effect on May 23 (Law No. 466). This is why business will have to adjust to new rules of the game. The Law mostly aims to implement the main measures under the BEPS Project, which our state undertook to do as early as in December 2019 by ratifying the MLI Convention.

The global financial crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic are impacting businesses all over the world so badly that many operations have stopped, exports have fallen and imports are being replaced by domestic consumption, and international corporations had to put on hold any expansion plans and their forays into other markets.

Ilyashev & Partners has persuaded the District Administrative Court of Kyiv to suspend the June 9, 2020 decision of the General Director of Ukroboronprom, Aivaras Abromavicius dismissing firm client Oleksandr Donets, the president of the Antonov State Enterprise.

Aver Lex has persuaded Ukraine's cassation Administrative Court, to uphold the judgments of the previous two instances that the dismissal of Ukraine's Sergey Bochkovskiy from the Head of the Emergency Service of Ukraine was unlawful and groundless.

On 23 May 2020, Law of Ukraine “On Amendments to the Tax Code of Ukraine Aimed to Improve Tax Administration, Eliminate Technical and Logical Inconsistencies in Tax Legislation” No. 466-IX, dated 16 January 2020 (“Law”), came into force. The Law implements changes to tax legislation, including recommendations under the OECD Action Plan on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) and changes to tax administration procedures. Certain changes will come into force on 1 July 2020 and 1 January 2021.

Sayenko Kharenko has advised JSC Novokramatorsky Machine Building Plant in a sunset review of anti-dumping measures against the import of casting rollers originating from Ukraine into the Eurasian Economic Union. The review was initiated at the request of Russian manufacturers.

The so-called BEPS Law (No. 466-IX) changed corporate profit taxation rules in Ukraine. The majority of its provisions entered into force on May 23, 2020. Others will become effective later on.

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