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Banks seem to face difficulties in implementing their digital transformation projects due to the regulatory restrictions directly or indirectly applicable to cloud computing. This publication represents the initial results of Baker McKenzie’s Kyiv office ongoing research of potential regulatory obstacles for a bank to migrate into a cloud environment leveraging market survey conducted during spring this year.

This handbook Conducting Business in Ukraine 2021 has been prepared by the attorneys of Baker McKenzie’s Kyiv office as a general guide for companies operating or considering investing in Ukraine. It is intended to present an overview of the key aspects of the Ukrainian legal system and the regulation of business activities in the country

By Decision No. 34 dated 21 January 2021 (“Decision No. 34”), the National Securities and Stock Market Commission of Ukraine (“Securities Commission”) adopted a new regulation on the admission of securities of foreign issuers for circulation in Ukraine. Decision No. 34 came into effect on 6 April 2021 and replaced the existing regulation, which was adopted in 2012.

On 23 March 2021, the president of Ukraine enacted Presidential Decree No. 109/2021 dated 23 March 2021 “On the Decision of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine dated 23 March 2021 On Imposition, Cancellation and Amendment of Personal Special Economic and Other Restrictive Measures (Sanctions),” effective from 25 March 2021…

In brief On 19 February 2021, Ukraine imposed[1] personal sanctions against a number of companies and individuals doing business in the Crimea and on the occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions (“Temporary Occupied Territories”) and suspected of terrorism financing, as well as on certain Russian-owned businesses. Contents The sanctions were…