Ukraine

Ukraine is a sovereign state located in Eastern Europe, and is the 32nd most populous country in the world with nearly 43 million inhabitants. Kiev is the capital and largest city in the country.  Ukraine the largest country within Europe, and 46th largest in the world. Ukraine gained its independence from Russia in 1991 following the Soviet Union’s dissolution at the end of the Cold War. The Ukraine declared itself a neutral state after independence.

Ukraien partnered with NATO in 1994, and in 2013 the government suspended the Ukraine-European Union Association Agreement. Ukraine is considered a developing country, and has the lowest personal income in Europe. Corruption and high poverty rates are also a concern.

The Ukranian government is a semi-Presidential system with separate powers. It consists of the executive, legislative, and judiciary branches. The country is a member of the United Nations, OSCE, GUAM Organization, Council of Europe, and Commonwealth of Independent States.

The President is head of state and is elected every 5-years by popular vote. The Prime Minister oversees the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, which is the highest body of the Ukranian executive branch. 

The Ukrainian courts are guaranteed Constitutional freedom, and enjoy legal and financial freedom, guaranteed by Ukranian law since 2002. The President appoints court justices by decree every five years. There are three court levels with a broad range of jurisdictional powers in the country. There are 74 local courts in the country, courts of appeals (regional and city/Kiev and the Supreme Court. There is also a Constitutional court and High Anti-Corruption Court.

The National Law Review covers a wide range of topics, legislation, and legal matters as it relates to the country of Ukraine. Economic and political sanctions, corruption, trade sanctions, and international affairs with Russia, the US, and other international partners, are covered online. Visitors will always find the latest news coverage, litigation, and legislation, as it relates to Ukraine, the European Union, and residents of the country.

Date Title Organization
27
Feb
US Sanctions Hundreds More on Second Anniversary of Russia’s Invasion, Highlights Perils of Continuing Business in Russia, But Does Not Change Substantive Laws ArentFox Schiff LLP
22
Feb
United Kingdom | Ukrainians Eligible For 18-Month Stay Extensions Berry Appleman & Leiden
10
Jan
Immigration Takes Center Stage: Can Congress Avoid Shutdown in 2024? Greenberg Traurig, LLP
21
Dec
Sanctions Enforcement in the Cryptocurrency Industry Continues to be a Focus Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
12
Sep
USCIS Extends and Redesignates Temporary Protected Status for Ukraine Greenberg Traurig, LLP
22
Aug
DHS Extends and Re-designates TPS for Ukraine and Sudan Jackson Lewis P.C.
21
Aug
Secretary Mayorkas Extends and Redesignates Temporary Protected Status for Ukraine Greenberg Traurig, LLP
4
Aug
DOJ, BIS, and OFAC Issue Inter-Agency Guidance on Voluntary Self-Disclosures of Sanctions and Export Control Violations Hunton Andrews Kurth
30
Jun
UK Government Announces Fresh Sanctions on Russia Accessing UK Legal Expertise Greenberg Traurig, LLP
28
Jun
EU Sanctions Russia with Eleventh Package of Restrictive Measures Greenberg Traurig, LLP
20
May
UK Imposes New Russia Sanctions on 86 People and Companies, Including Metal and Diamond Industries Greenberg Traurig, LLP
15
May
U.S. Executive Branch Update – May 15, 2023 Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
1
Apr
DHS Announces Extension of Parole for Certain Ukrainians Jackson Lewis P.C.
1
Apr
Anniversary Brings 200 Percent U.S. Tariffs On Russian Aluminum And Increased Tariffs On Other Products Barnes & Thornburg LLP
17
Mar
Financial Conduct Authority Updates its Statement on the London Metal Exchange’s Suspension of the Nickel Market Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
15
Mar
DHS Announces Parole Extension for Certain Ukrainian Nationals in the United States Greenberg Traurig, LLP
9
Mar
New Round of Sanctions Relevant to Manufacturers Are Launched on the First Anniversary of Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Robinson & Cole LLP
8
Mar
EU Agrees to 10th Package of Sanctions Against Russia Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
3
Mar
BIS Charging Letter Oberheiden P.C.
28
Feb
What You Need to Know About the New Tariffs on Imports from Russia ArentFox Schiff LLP
27
Feb
G7 Sanctions Enforcement Coordination Mechanism and Centralized EU Sanctions Watchdog Proposed Greenberg Traurig, LLP
6
Feb
Sanctions Update—January 2023 K&L Gates
8
Dec
Active Russian Agent Andrii Derkach Indicted for Scheme to Violate Sanctions in the United States The U.S. Department of Justice
28
Nov
USCIS: Employment Authorization for Certain Ukrainian, Afghan Parolees Jackson Lewis P.C.
21
Nov
OFSI’s Annual Review Highlights Effect of Sanctions on Russia Greenberg Traurig, LLP
4
Nov
Key Takeaways | How the Inflation Reduction Act Impacts the Oil and Gas Industry + The Role of Natural Gas Moving Forward [VIDEO] McDermott Will & Emery
4
Nov
Managing Global Supply Chains in a Volatile World Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
19
Oct
EU Sanctions Against Russia Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
12
Oct
US Moves to Seize Aircraft for Apparent Violation of Export Controls Katten
10
Oct
EU Sanctions Russia with Eighth Package of Restrictive Measures Greenberg Traurig, LLP
6
Oct
U.S. and Allies Impose Additional Russia Sanctions After Sham Annexations Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
4
Oct
US Executive Branch Update – October 3, 2022 Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
1
Oct
Readout of Russian Elites, Proxies, and Oligarchs (REPO) Task Force Deputies Meeting The U.S. Department of Justice
30
Sep
Russian Sanctions Update: Will “Biting” Eighth EU Sanctions Package Prohibit Legal Services? Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
10
Sep
From Zero to 100: Crude Oil Price Changes in 2020–2022 Cornerstone Research
2
Sep
US Executive Branch Update – September 2, 2022 Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
30
Aug
Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine: Maximizing Insurance Coverage to Mitigate Financial Losses Gilbert LLP
12
Aug
Priority Visa Services Resume After 5 Month Suspension (UK) Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
11
Aug
US Executive Branch Update – August 11, 2022 Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
1
Aug
Transatlantic Trade | US and Europe – July 11-29, 2022 Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
27
Jul
War and Peace at Rospatent: Protecting Trademarks in Russia Katten
19
Jul
FinCEN and BIS Warn Financial Institutions About Potential Evasion of Russian and Belarusian Export Controls Greenberg Traurig, LLP
19
Jul
Avoiding Supply Chain Disruption in an Era of Geopolitical Risk Foley & Lardner LLP
11
Jul
Transatlantic Trade | US and Europe – June 25 – July 8, 2022 Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
8
Jul
REPO Task Force: The First 100 Days Greenberg Traurig, LLP
27
Jun
Transatlantic Trade | US and Europe – June 27, 2022 Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
23
Jun
EU Adopts 6th Package of Sanctions Against Russia Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
23
Jun
Going the Distance: Managing Freight Costs and Delivery Delays in 2022 Foley & Lardner LLP
17
Jun
Keeping Pace with the Evolving Sanctions Enforcement Regime Bracewell LLP
13
Jun
Transatlantic Trade | US and Europe – June 1-10 Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
 

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