Sayenko Kharenko successfully defended interests of a group of companies (the “Group”) owning one of the largest plants in Ukraine producing organic material used in the chemical industry and the fuel and energy sector.
Since 12 March 2020, quarantine has been introduced throughout Ukraine to combat COVID-19. It will last for three weeks (it is quite possible that the quarantine will be extended) and will significantly affect the activities of most business entities.
Due to the swift spread of Corona Virus (“Virus”) all over the World and grievous events happening in our country, numerous companies decided on home-office work to keep their employees away from the threat.
The intellectual property team of Sayenko Kharenko has successfully defended the interests of the world-famous German pharmaceutical manufacturer Bayer AG (Bayer) in the Supreme Court. In early 2018, the defendant imported products including the invention protected by a patent for the active substance “Rivaroxaban”.
Criminal proceedings for tax evasion totaling 2.4 billion hryvnia have been closed due to lack of corpus delicti.
According to information posted on the official website of the State Enterprise “Guaranteed Buyer”, as of April 01, 2020, the state enterprise had indebtedness to the producers of electricity from RES in the amount of approximately 34% for February 2020. Quite recently, the Guaranteed Buyer also had significant debt for the last months of 2019.
Businesses that rent premises in the Malls and can not operate there during the period of prohibition have a logical question: do they have to pay rent for the quarantine period? The same question arises for those businesses the activities of which are not prohibited for the quarantine period but they switch over to remote …
The remote work, part-time work, vacation at own expense, idle period – what is the best option in labour issues for a business owner during the quarantine period? How to act within the law and prevent violations that could lead to fines and litigations in the future? The situation in the country changes every day …
On March 17, 2020 a law (bill No. 3219) came into force that included quarantine established by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine in the list of force majeure events. Will this be a tool that allows Ukrainian businesses to drop their obligations without any consequences? In most cases – no, because force majeure is …
The degree of tension, inherent to labor disputes, rises when terminating the employment contract with the chief executing officer, commercial or financial director, as well as another employee making management decisions. Let’s consider the most popular grounds for the executive officer termination of employment according to the norms of the Labor Code of Ukraine.