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The Ukrainian Bar Association provided comments on the compliance of the Draft Law No. 5431 with the law of the European Union

The Ukrainian Bar Association addressed the Committees of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on Economic Development and on Ukraine’s Integration into the European Union regarding the draft Law of Ukraine “On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine on Improving the Activities of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine” No. 5431. On July 13, 2021, the Verkhovna Rada of…
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The UBA has called on the parliaments of the United Kingdom, the United States of America, and the European Union to support the establishment of a Special Tribunal on the crime of aggression against Ukraine

New attacks by the Russian Federation against peaceful Ukrainian cities demonstrate the importance and urgency of the establishment of the Special Tribunal. Considering this, the UBA has appealed to the parliamentarians of the European Union, the United Kingdom, and…
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The UBA urges the international community to react to the gross violation of international law — annexation by the Russian Federation of Kherson, Zaporizhzhia, Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts

On September 29, 2022, the President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, signed decrees “on recognition of independence and state sovereignty of Kherson and Zaporizhzhia oblasts of Ukraine”, and the following day – agreements on their illegal annexation, as well as “inclusion” of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions of Ukraine to the Russian Federation. This…
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The Ukrainian Bar Association has expressed concern over the changes proposed by the Draft Law № 7025 with regard to the bar

The Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA) addressed the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine regarding the Draft Law № 7025 «On Self-Regulatory Organizations» (the Draft Law), the final and transitional provisions of which provide for significant amendments to the Law of Ukraine «On the Bar and Practice of Law». According to the UBA, some of the proposed changes do not comply with the rule of law…
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The Ukrainian Bar Association calls on the Contracting Parties to the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide to use all available means to prevent further genocide of the population of Ukraine

The community of Ukrainian lawyers, including the Ukrainian Bar Association, the Ukrainian Association of International Law, the Ukrainian Arbitration Association, the Ukrainian Advocates’ Association, and others, appealed to the Convention to Prevent and Punish the Crime…
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UBA urges EU institutions to strengthen economic and trade restrictions with regard to both Russia and Belarus

On 30 March 2022, Politico published an interview with Mr Timur Suleimenov, First Deputy Chief of Staff to the Kazakh President. In the interview, Mr Suleimenov informed about the intent of Kazakhstan to become an intermediary between international companies and the Russian Federation so that to continue indirect trade of the said companies with RF. According to the article, “the European…
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