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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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The Ukrainian Bar Association calls on the judiciary of Ukraine to ensure remote operation of the court staff for the period of martial law

On March 29, 2022, on the 34th day of the war of the Russian Federation (RF) against Ukraine, the RF armed forces launched a missile strike on the premises of the Mykolaiv regional state administration where the Economic Court of the Mykolaiv area was also located. As a result of the shelling, the central section of the building was destroyed, and as of the evening of March 30, authorities…
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Ukrainian Bar Association urges the Saint-Gobain Group to immediately stop any activities with Russian businesses

For 22 days now (!), the army of the Russian Federation supported by the Republic of Belarus is bombing residential areas, maternity hospitals, kindergartens, ambulances and civilian vehicles in Ukraine. The foregoing actions of Russia and Belarus constitute war crimes and crimes against humanity. ln these circumstances, western businesses publicly announce leaving Russian and Belarussian…
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