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Interlegal consults upon the issues of MLC-2016 application

07.09.16

Interlegal lawyers, at the request of a foreign company – bareboat shipowner, provided a legal opinion upon application of labour, currency, tax and commercial legislation of Ukraine and the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC-2006) in the process of hiring seafarers on board of vessels flying Ukrainian flag and operated by the client.

Interlegal experts highlighted various aspects regarding payment of wages, taxation and provided advice upon optimizing the scheme of relationships within the framework of Maritime Labour Convention, and advised on bringing employment agreements into compliance with MLC-2006 regulations and the Ukrainian legislation.

The senior lawyer Andrey Perepelitsa and the lawyer Mikhail Selivanov led the project.