• How to succeed with a demurrage claim or “not to shot yourself in the foot”15 февраля 2017 г.: en 327 февраля 2017 г.: en 23 марта 2017 г.: en 2 всего: 68 09.12.15

    In order to avoid potential difficulties entailed by the breach of a contract, the parties often agree to amend its provisions so as to nevertheless perform the contract. The innocent party, however, must be utterly cautious when renegotiating such amendments in order not to worsen its position...more
  • What a Foreign Buyer Should Know about Export of Goods from Ukraine - Customs Clearance not Completed4 августа 2017 г.: en 413 июля 2018 г.: en 26 июня : en 2 всего: 39 19.10.15

    It is well known that customs law creates a very specific legal regime that affects the status of persons and things belonging to them when such things are placed under customs control, but their clearance is not completed. Customs regulations objectively generate such a field, in which the rights of persons and the legal regime of things belonging to them, though habitual in domestic turnover, are largely changed...more
  • How sea-going vessels are arrested in Ukraine without arrest: absurdist theatre29 июля 2017 г.: en 316 мая 2018 г.: en 21 августа : en 1 всего: 19 06.10.15

    “Selfless” actions of law enforcement bodies of Ukraine aimed to struggle for law compliance but eventually resulted in manifold gross violation of the law. Furthermore, such actions of law enforcement officers may serve as a reason for serious international investigations and conflicts. Let us review the occurred situation in details...more
  • Sanctions & liability for Calling at Crimean ports: update - August 201510 февраля 2017 г.: en 38 февраля 2017 г.: en 227 февраля 2017 г.: en 2 всего: 191 17.09.15

    On 27 March 2014, the UN General Assembly adopted the Resolution “On Ukraine’s Territorial Integrity” calling on Member States, international organisations and agencies not to recognise any change in the status of the Crimea and the City of Sevastopol.more
  • International Forum on Seafarers Education, Training and Crewing14 августа 2018 г.: en 228 апреля 2017 г.: en 11 июля : en 1 всего: 11 10.09.15

    This important event, organised by the Odessa National Maritime Academy, was well supported by many of the world s leading ship managers and crewing agencies. This should come as no surprise, as Ukraine is the third largest provider of seafarers to members of the International Maritime Employers Council (IMEC) after Philippines and India.more
  • Jurisdictions of Black Sea countries: crisis aggravates26 ноября 2018 г.: en 17 декабря 2018 г.: en 111 июля : en 1 всего: 14 23.08.15

    All the Black Sea countries, namely Ukraine, Russia, Georgia, Turkey, Bulgaria, Romania, and the new Black Sea state – Moldova, have their own special rules. Black Sea Region is unique in whole, thus it is crucial for determining the rules of conduct applied to members of maritime industry. Black Sea is recognized as the worst place in the world upon vessel condition and terms of vessel operations. Representatives of the International Transport Workers’ Federtation (ITF) were the first who...more
  • Carriers’ and forwarders’ responsibility. Why you should keep an eye on it in Ukrainian business realia?13 августа 2018 г.: en 24 июля 2018 г.: en 110 октября : en 1 всего: 39 17.08.15

    Cargo transportation is quite a complex business. Lack of experience and inability to manage risks in this industry may have a negative impact on making business and often entails disappointment with the results of transaction both for the client and service provider. If the forwarder or the carrier fails to fulfill properly its obligations on rendering services it may result in losses, caused by delay or damages or loss of the cargo...more
  • Sanctions & liability for Calling at Crimean ports: update20 июня 2017 г.: en 43 ноября 2017 г.: en 216 мая 2018 г.: en 2 всего: 39 17.07.15

    It is an internationally established fact that in March 2014 Russian Federation unlawfully annexed Crimea. On 27.03.2014, UN General Assembly adopted the Resolution “On Ukraine’s Territorial Integrity”, calling on States, international organizations and agencies not to recognize any change in the status of Crimea or the City of Sevastopol...more
  • Force-Majeure: practical legal consequences15 марта 2017 г.: en 227 марта 2017 г.: en 213 июля 2017 г.: en 2 всего: 116 25.03.15

    Clear contractual terms usually guarantee successful transaction. But sometimes occurring force majeure events negatively impact the parties, who face problems in fulfillment of their contractual obligations. Usually such problems entail additional financial liabilities. The term \"force - majeure\" is commonly understood as “irresistible force\" or \"incidental event\", which impedes the occurrence of counterparty’s performance of contractual obligations. The terms \"incidental event\" and ...more
  • EU-Ukraine Association Agreement -chase has started29 июля 2017 г.: en 129 мая 2018 г.: en 115 августа 2018 г.: en 1 всего: 5 23.03.15

    On the 16th of September, 2014, Ukraine ratified its Association Agreement with the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community as a clear sign of the country’s strive to put an end to the Iron Curtain’s heritage. By aligning Ukraine’s laws and practices with Western standards, the country strives to open its doors and establish a high-class transport & logistics sector.more