Odesa Legal issues
The judicial reform implementation in Ukraine is currently in process, which is quite long and complicated given that it goes in two stages – regulatory and institutional parts. According to preliminary estimates the first phase should be completed only in the first quarter of 2017.
Thus, on February 7, 2017 a regular meeting of the EBA Odesa Legal Committee was held. The topic was “Practical effect of judicial reform, advocatory monopoly, private performers and their impact on business,” which was highlighted by Andriy Seliutin, the Committee Chairman, Partner and Head of the Southern Branch of Arzinger.
Participants discussed the results of the advocatory monopoly introduction, including non-admission of lawyers to the Supreme Court and high courts meetings, existing options for legal advisers, such as bar examination, outsourcing and arbitration courts. The speaker told about some innovations of the State such as debtors and demographic register and others. Guests also learned about who may win and who may lose after the introduction of private executors’ system, and what changes were made to the Law “On Bodies and Persons Engaged in Enforcement of Judicial Decisions of Other Bodies” dd. 02.06.2016 №1403 – VIII even before its entry into force.