Ukraine’s reconstruction: Policy options for building an effective financial architecture

What financial system can facilitate Ukraine’s post-war recovery and development? A new report provides a clear answer: an effective, competitive and widely trusted financial system that lives up to recognised standards of integrity, is compliant with the EU accession process, and assumes a recognised role in Europe’s banking and capital market unions. The team of … Continue reading Ukraine’s reconstruction: Policy options for building an effective financial architecture

Ukraine’s Resilient Economy Thrives Despite Ongoing War

The European Business Association offers Kyiv Post insights into how Ukraine can attract more business to help in both during the war and in the post-war recovery. Ukraine’s economy has proved to be a resilient one. Notwithstanding the ongoing war, most Ukrainian companies continued working, and during the second year since the full-scale Russian invasion some have … Continue reading Ukraine’s Resilient Economy Thrives Despite Ongoing War

RUSSIA: INVESTMENT PROTECTION AND ARBITRATION | PART 2

PART 2: LAUNCH OF THE REGISTER OF DAMAGE FOR UKRAINE Yesterday, the Register of Damage for Ukraine (the “Register”) officially launched, meaning that the claims submission process for those seeking compensation for the damage inflicted by the war in Ukraine is now open.1 The Register, established within the framework of the Council of Europe and … Continue reading RUSSIA: INVESTMENT PROTECTION AND ARBITRATION | PART 2

Ukraine adapts construction legislation to address the challenges of war

Since the enactment of martial law, Ukraine has introduced several changes to its legislation regulating construction issues. At the same time, the ongoing process of digitalization of the construction permit system continues. Below is a brief description of changes that are most important for business. Law of Ukraine “On Guaranteeing Proprietary Rights to Real Estate … Continue reading Ukraine adapts construction legislation to address the challenges of war

A practical guide for investors interested in business investment opportunities in Ukraine. 

The Investment Guide by BDO in Ukraine serves as a vital platform for investors, delivering essential information about Ukraine's reconstruction. It meticulously outlines key mechanisms and stages crucial for attracting investments, while also providing in-depth analyses of potential risks and effective strategies for their mitigation. The guide elaborates on investment opportunities spanning various economic sectors, … Continue reading A practical guide for investors interested in business investment opportunities in Ukraine. 

Ukraine offers special regimes for major real estate and other investments

Ukraine offers several special legal regimes to facilitate investmentsactivity and future recovery as follows: Significant investment projects construction (including upgrades and re-equipment, etc.) and/or supplyprojects in certain business areas and subject to specific (preferred)terms and conditions, commonly known from "law on investment nannies"(Law of Ukraine "On State Support of Investment Projects with SignificantInvestments in Ukraine" … Continue reading Ukraine offers special regimes for major real estate and other investments

RUSSIA: INVESTMENT PROTECTION AND ARBITRATION | PART 1

PART 1: US WARNS OF SERIOUS RISKS OF CONTINUING BUSINESS IN RUSSIA: KEY OPTIONS FOR FOREIGN INVESTORS In its recent business advisory, dated 23 February 2024, the United States (“US”) Government warns businesses and individuals of serious legal, financial, and reputational risks entailed in maintaining operations in Russia (the “Advisory”).1 It highlights that by staying in Russia, … Continue reading RUSSIA: INVESTMENT PROTECTION AND ARBITRATION | PART 1

EBRD NOTES: PRIVATE SECTOR SERVES AS BASIS FOR RESTORATION OF UKRAINE

Appropriate support from one of the most powerful donors and grant-makers in Ukraine can be quickly deployed in two areas in this field. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) provides active assistance to Ukraine, focusing on resourcefulness and assistance to the private sector. The corresponding projects aroused the interest of EBRD partners in … Continue reading EBRD NOTES: PRIVATE SECTOR SERVES AS BASIS FOR RESTORATION OF UKRAINE

Ukraine: how to ‘build back better’?

Ukraine’s recovery will require enormous human and financial resources. As of March 2023, Ukraine’s reconstruction is estimated to cost $411bn, which is 2.6 times Ukraine’s expected 2022 gross domestic product. Over the past 60 years, no single conflict or disaster has involved recovery estimated at more than the Marshall Plan – the equivalent of $140bn by … Continue reading Ukraine: how to ‘build back better’?