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9th of October 2018 Launch of the new Ukrainian High IP Court

9th of October 2018 Launch of the new Ukrainian High IP Court

British Ukrainian Law Association organised a breakfast briefing on the introduction of the new High IP Court in Ukraine. The roundtable presentation by the senior judiciaries and judicial administrators from Ukraine was followed by lively and thought provoking discussion. The Ukrainian delegation included Mr Igor Benedysiuk, the Chairman of the High Council of Justice; Mr Bogdan Lvov, Vice President of the Supreme Court, Dr Olena Orliuk, the Head of the Department of Intellectual Property at the National Academy of Science; Ms Olena Pryvalova, Communications Counsellor at the Presidential Administration; and Mr Konstantin Krasovsky, the Chief of the President’s Judicial Reform Department.

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Networking Event Anti-corruption Reforms in Ukraine and Corruption in International Arbitration

Networking Event Anti-corruption Reforms in Ukraine and Corruption in International Arbitration

The event was a great success, with Antonina Volkotrub from the Anti-Corruption Action Centre in Ukraine providing a fresh view on the progress of the reforms and the ways to challenge the remaining obstacles. We are very grateful to Antonina for joining us on a short notice and making the evening so lively. It was a rare chance to get a view from someone on the forefront of fighting corruption.

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BULA hosted a dinner for its members with the Ukrainian Minister for the Natural Resources and Ecology

BULA hosted a dinner for its members with the Ukrainian Minister for the Natural Resources and Ecology

In July 2018, BULA hosted a dinner for its members with the Ukrainian Minister for the Natural Resources and Ecology, Mr Ostap Semerak. Minister Semerak told BULA members about the prospect for the renewables in Ukraine, revival of the Chornobyl zone and opportunities in the energy sector for the foreign investors. BULA thanks to the Minister Counsellor at the Embassy of Ukraine to the UK Mr Taras Krykun for help with organising the dinner.

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Networking Event The Future of Rule of Law in Ukraine

Networking Event The Future of Rule of Law in Ukraine

We thank all members and friends of the British Ukrainian Law Association who attended the evening devoted to the future of the rule of law in Ukraine and Herbert Smith Freehills for providing the venue. We also thank to the brilliant speakers we had this evening, namely, Robert Brinkley CMG, the former British Ambassador in Kyiv, Ian Clark from White & Case in London and Vladimir Sayenko from Sayenko Kharenko in Kyiv, all of whom have a profound experience in Ukraine.

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