The President approved the Law on Feed Hygiene
The President approved the Law on Feed Hygiene

This Law determines the legal and organizational basis for the production, circulation, labeling and presentation of feeds, the regulation of relations between the executive authorities and operators of the fodder market. The terminology was harmonized with the EU legislation. The corresponding Law “On Safety and…

Courts of the first instance and courts of appeal were reformed
Courts of the first instance and courts of appeal were reformed

On 29 December 2017, the President signed a range of decrees, reforming the courts of the first instance and courts of appeal. Thus, under the Decree No. 449/2017 117 district courts in towns of regional significance were liquidated, and 50 district courts were established instead.…

Got it: witnesses in the commercial court
Got it: witnesses in the commercial court

«The introduction of the institution of a witness can and should serve as a source of a more complete and comprehensive determination of the facts of the case. However, this novel will lead to positive changes only in the case of a clear procedure, an…

SDM Partners ranked at "Market’s Leaders" and "Leaders of the Practices"
SDM Partners ranked at "Market’s Leaders" and "Leaders of the Practices"

According to the domestic legal market research, namely “Market Leaders” and “Leaders of Practices” by Yuridicheskaya Gazeta, SDM Partners has been recognized in the following practices: copyright and IP protection, banking and finance law, corporate and tax law. We congratulate our lawyers as well as…

As to amendments in the legislation on accounting
As to amendments in the legislation on accounting

The relevant Law “On Amendments to the Law of Ukraine “On Accounting and Financial Reporting in Ukraine” (regarding the Improvement of Certain Provisions)” was adopted by  Verkhovna Rada and signed by the President on 28 October (hereinafter – the “Amending Law”). The Amending Law is…

Town-Planning Code to unite the norms regulating construction activity
Town-Planning Code to unite the norms regulating construction activity

The Ministry of Regional Development, Building and Housing of Ukraine has started working on the Town-Planning Code. The new code will unite the norms regulating construction activity, which are currently existing in 7 laws and in more than 50 by-laws. The working group and specialists…