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Ukraine demands from the world erasing of borders for tourists. But whether all Ukrainian courts are willing to show off their readiness to apply foreign law in Ukraine at any time? Let's try to puzzle out this situation.

In this article we will explain how to avoid problems in the application of foreign law by Ukrainian court.

Irina Moroz, Partner at AGA Partners,
Olga Kuchmiienko, Associate at AGA Partners
(exclusively for Yurydychna Gazeta (Legal Newspaper)

The article is available in Ukrainian only.

18.10.16
Since childhood, we know that the attempt to sit between two stools is not a good strategy in any situation.

However, international investment arbitration is an exception to the rule. Thus, simultaneous consideration of two similar cases in two different arbitral institutions, but based on different causes of action, is quite common. So what are the formal causes of action (Contract claim and BIT claim) and approaches to the way out when investor or state decided to use both options?

Irina Moroz, Partner at AGA Partners,
Olga Kuchmiienko, Associate at AGA Partners
(exclusively for Yurist i Zakon (Lawyer and Law))

The article is available in Russian only.

12.10.16
Cargo shipping is not an easy area for a corporate lawyer who had to deal with it, because it has many peculiarities. Historically, England has become the main place for dispute resolution for the majority of traders, ship owners and other participants in maritime business.

Let’s puzzle out why counterparties indicate English law as applicable and how to work with it? Who considers disputes between the parties, if they occur?

Irina Moroz, Partner at AGA Partners,
Dmitry Koval, Associate at AGA Partners
(exclusively for trade publication "Economics and life")

The article is available in Russian only. 

04.10.16
Legal relations in the sphere of sport, certainly, have some peculiarities. Considering specific character of sport disputes, many countries have created sport arbitration institutions for consideration of such cases.

How sport arbitration is conducted at the international level and what can be learned and used to create sport arbitration institution in Ukraine?

Iurii Gulevatyi , Associate at AGA Partners,
Dmitry Koval, Associate at AGA Partners
(exclusively for Yurydychna Gazeta (Legal Newspaper)

The article is available in Ukrainian only.

23.09.16
How to receive maternity allowance and how much you can expect?

Both non-employed woman, and those who are registered with the employment service as unemployed have the right to obtain maternity allowance. However, there are differences in the amount of aid and the procedure of submitting documents for such categories.

Irina Moroz, Partner at AGA Partners,
Olga Kuchmiienko, Junior Associate at AGA Partners
(exclusively for Tvoy Malysh (Your Baby))

The article is available in Russian only. 

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22.09.16
Expansion of international trade in agrarian products and search for new markets are very promising areas for traders’ activities. One of these new markets is Sub-Saharan Africa.

However, at the same time, the region carries a large amount of risks that should be considered prior to starting delivery of goods.
In this article we will tell to what legal technicalities of the region traders should pay special attention.

Iurii Gulevatyi, Associate at AGA Partners
(exclusively for APK-Inform)

The article is available in Russian only.

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16.09.16
Having annexed the Crimean Peninsula, the self-proclaimed authorities of Crimea nationalized enterprises and property of seaports, situated on its territory. Ukrainian authorities were not going to give ports "without a fight", and used the principle of "naval blockade".

Using the recent case as example we will told in this article to what extent the ongoing conflict has influenced the international trade, and what happens de facto on the territory of the peninsula ports.

Ivan Kasynyuk, Partner at AGA Partners
Dmitry Koval, Associate at AGA Partners
(Exclusively for APK-Inform)

The article is available in Russian only. 

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It may be of interest - Crimean conflict as a barrier for international trade.

05.09.16
Parents have just dealt with school fuss, but the upcoming autumn holidays may bring them new worries: how to organize child's leisure time abroad, if it is impossible to obtain the consent of the other spouse.

There are cases when a child does not go abroad until the age of 16 even if there are financial opportunities for this. Ukrainian legislation becomes an obstacle for this, because obtaining permission for the child to travel abroad can have more drive than popular quests.

Irina Moroz, Partner at AGA Partners,
Olga Kuchmiienko, Junior Associate at AGA Partners
(exclusively for Yurydychna Gazeta (Legal Newspaper)

The article is available in Ukrainian only. 

31.08.16
Do you have to pay for the goods that have been accidentally damaged by your child in a supermarket? Every parent has once had this question.

In this article we will describe what parents should do in such a case.

Irina Moroz, Partner at AGA Partners,
Olga Kuchmiienko, Junior Associate at AGA Partners
(exclusively for Tvoy Malysh (Your Baby))

The article is available in Russian only. 

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29.08.16
You think that your child’s communication with your ex-spouse is harmful, and he deserves the loss of such an important title - to be a father? You should not imagine that this moment will come fast, as deprivation of the father or mother of parental rights requires serious grounds, exceptional list of which is provided for by the law.

In this article we will describe how and in what cases it is possible deprivation of parental rights.

Irina Moroz, Partner at AGA Partners,
Olga Kuchmiienko, Junior Associate at AGA Partners
(exclusively for Tvoy Malysh (Your Baby))

The article is available in Russian only. 

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23.08.16
With the birth of the child's parents should be aware that in front them is not only the long-awaited happiness, but also a small citizen. This means that soon they will have to take care of the formalities on behalf of their child, for example, they need to register the place of residence of the baby.

In this article we will tell how to do it most quickly and what documents are needed for this.

Irina Moroz, Partner at AGA Partners,
Olga Kuchmiienko, Junior Associate at AGA Partners
(exclusively for Tvoy Malysh (Your Baby))

The article is available in Russian only. 

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17.08.16
You and your husband are one of those couples who have decided not to register marriage in order to avoid unnecessary formalities? If you decide to terminate de facto marital relationship, then you have to pay the price, meaning the formalities with interest.

Irina Moroz, Partner at AGA Partners,
Olga Kuchmiienko, Junior Associate at AGA Partners
(exclusively for Tvoy Malysh (Your Baby))

The article is available in Russian only. 

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15.08.16
Sport has long ceased to be simply a form of entertainment and leisure. and converted from socio-cultural activities into fast developing commercial industry, that represents a complete economic sector in many developed countries.

It is obvious that the relations arising in this specific area, require special approach to their regulation, not to mention the issue of dispute resolution.

Dmitry Koval, Associate at AGA Partners
(exclusively for Yurist&Zakon (Lawyer and Law)

The article is available in Russian only. 

09.08.16
Due to the doping scandal Russian athletes are not eligible to participate in the Olympic Games-2016. However, to fully understand this situation, it is important to know how does the anti-doping system work in the world.

Iurii Gulevatyi, Associate at AGA Partners
(exclusively for delo.ua)

 

The article is available in Russian only.

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05.08.16
Currently, more and more our compatriots prefer to have a vacation with a child abroad. What documents are needed, and without which of them a child won’t be allowed to be taken abroad, if he or she goes without one parent?

Irina Moroz, Partner at AGA Partners,
Olga Kuchmiienko, Junior Associate at AGA Partners
(exclusively for Tvoy Malysh (Your Baby))

The article is available in Russian only.

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20.07.16
Yesterday, he happily met you out of maternity home, and today he threatens to deprive you of parental rights? It’s not worth just to grab the child and run over the hills and far away. We will tell you about the myths about parental rights, and how to respond to unsubstantiated threats.

Irina Moroz, Partner at AGA Partners,
Olga Kuchmiienko, Junior Associate at AGA Partners
(exclusively for Edinstvennaya (The Only))

The article is available in Russian only.

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11.07.16