News Release - April 22, 2011


Partner Yevgeniya Derbal Delivers a Speech at the Workshop “Tax Code of Ukraine”

On April 19, 2011 The Tax Committee of the Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA), jointly with the Council of Independent Accountants and Auditors (CIAA) hosted a workshop on the Tax Code of Ukraine.

The event raised a lot of interest and proved to be a success among the participants. Leading experts in Ukrainian tax law, such as Yevgenia Derbal (Partner, Head of Tax Practice at Konnov & Sozanovsky), Ivan Yurchenko (Senior Associate at Vasil Kisil & Partners), Iryna Ped (Counsel at S.T. Partners) and Oleksiy Shmatko (Partner with Aksonova & Associates) shared their knowledge on corporate profit tax and VAT taxation of intellectual property transactions, taxation of commission transactions, tax planning under new conditions and main types of transactions with non-residents.

In her much anticipated presentation Yevgeniya Derbal highlighted the procedure of intellectual property objects’ taxation, in particular the changes of taxation of royalties, depreciation of intangible assets, tax benefits for national movies etc., prescribed by recently adopted Tax Code of Ukraine. Yevgenia analysed in details the principles of intangible assets’ management and illustrated her presentation with examples of international IP taxation practice.

Judging from a lively discussion prompted by the above topics they are in deed very relevant and of great interest for both commercial and legal community.

About Konnov & Sozanovsky

Established in 1992, Konnov & Sozanovsky is one of Ukraine’s leading law firms, with offices in Kiev, Moscow, London, Nicosia and Chernovtsy. Konnov & Sozanovsky is a member of the First Law International, an international legal network.

Konnov & Sozanovsky provides comprehensive legal assistance to national and foreign clients in the most popular business areas of law such as copyright and media law, competition law, corporate law, real estate, construction and land law, litigation and ADR, intellectual property law, commercial law and contracts, securities and financial institutions, tax law.

Konnov & Sozanovsky is included in the list of the Top 10 Ukrainian law firms (according to the rating of the The Yuridicheskaya Practika («Legal Practice Weekly») starting from 1997 and has been named the Law Firm of The Year in the area of intellectual property during the first Ukrainian Legal Awards 2007 ceremony

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