Instead of promoting legal use of hired labor in Ukraine and adopting a new Labor Code, the state only tightened control. This is one of the key trends in this area in 2018.
Changes in healthcare are probably the most successful of the announced reforms in Ukraine yet. Its authors from the very beginning had clear goals and a strategy for achieving them as well as professional advocacy of the reform by lawyers among doctors as well society as a whole.
In 2018, the Law “On Companies with Additional and Limited Liability” (LLC law) came into force in Ukraine. It cleared up the legal status of most companies in the country (those registered in this form) and made relations between members more flexible.
Each year, the international rating agency Best Lawyers selects the best lawyers from 70 countries in various fields of law. We’ve been in their listing since 2010, and this year we have been recognized in four areas: mediation, corporate law, labor law and capital markets.
The Legal Awards ceremony, which every year brings together partners from leading Ukrainian law firms to choose the best in their respective fields, took place in Kyiv. This year ILF was represented in 4 nominations out of 45: best law firm in agribusiness, IT, labor law and business protection.
In September-October of this year Kharkiv will be hosting the second national Biennale of Young Art. Over one and a half months, exhibitions, discussions and lectures will be organized at more than ten locations, many of which have never before hosted contemporary art projects.