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Legal tips for tenants: how to solve the issue of rent payment during quarantine and not to lose retail space

The Ukrainian Government issued the decree №215 of 16.03.2020 to ban the work of catering establishments (restaurants, cafes, etc.), shopping and entertainment centers, other entertainment establishments, fitness centers, and cultural establishments, retail and consumer services until 24.04.2020 due to quarantine. On March 30, 2020, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the Law No. 540-IX, which provides for the tenant the exemption from payment for the rented premises according to p. 6 of Art. 762 of the ...

What are the litigation perspectives to refute content from social network

Social media are one of the most popular platforms for defamation. The posts contain frankly insulting information about the involvement of individuals in corruption, activities for the former criminal power, immoral behavior in everyday life, and so on. Certainly, those who are charged with such violations, intend to protect their reputation and punish the offender. What are the specifics of the case law regarding the defamation of content from social networks, and what difficulties can potential plaintiffs face with?  Based ...

Breach of supply contracts. Important tips for foreign companies to protect interests in Ukrainian court

This article covers features of proceedings in Ukrainian courts in disputes arising from the international supply contracts. The most numerous disputes arising from the supply contracts are disputes over recovery of debts for supplied goods. The Law of Ukraine "On Private International Law", the Code of Commercial Procedure of Ukraine provides for cases in which Ukrainian courts may commence proceedings and resolve cases involving foreign companies. In particular, the following cases can be attributed to disputes arising from supply contracts ...

GENTLS acted as partners of the Judicial Forum of the Ukrainian Bar Association - the most significant professional event among litigation lawyers in Ukraine

On November 15-16, 2018, the Judicial Forum was held in Kiev with the support of GENTLS law firm. The forum was attended by the Chairman of the High Council of Justice Ihor Benedyuk, the Chairman of the High Qualifications Commission of Judges Yuryi Kozyakov, the Chairman of the Economic Court of Cassation Bohdan Lvov, as well as judges from all regions of Ukraine. Oleg Gromovoy, in his speech at the Judicial Forum, spoke about the rights of shareholders of companies ...
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