Banking & finance law
Lawyers of Law Firm "Sofiya" have obtained practical experience with banking institutions, providing them with advice and assistance in the dispute resolutions. Service package of LF "Sofiya" includes:
• Providing with legal advice for banks and other financial market participants; • Drafting and analysis of existing contracts in field of credit, leasing services, issuance of securities or clearing off, and purchase and sale of securities;
• Legal analysis of tax legislation in the course of financial transactions;
• Legal assistance in contract lending / leasing;
• Advice on assignment of claims and transfer of debt by financial institutions (including tax issues).
Oleksandr Polivodskyy presents validity checklist in respect of land lease contracts
The agricultural land lease makes Ukrainian agribusinesses look for other instruments to create a land fund. Land leases have proved to be one of the most convenient solutions. However, it also has some weaknesses ranging from terminological ambiguity to controversial caselaw.

Oleksandr Polivodskyy tells about what businesses should know about land lease and freeze
There are three essential conditions that should be spelled out in a land lease contract: the land to be leased, the term of the contract and the rent, including indexation, the manner and conditions of payment, and liability for failure to pay the rent.

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