We invited all interested Members to the Chamber Round Table on IPR Protection during Customs Clearance devoted to a focused discussion of the main business needs and suggestions as to improvement thereof.
Chamber held the meeting with representatives of the National Commission for Regulation of Financial Services Markets in Ukraine (NCRFSM).
The meeting has been devoted to the discussion of the Draft Law “On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine on Taxation and Other Legislative Acts of Ukraine on Regulation of Certain Operations (Leasing)” and Draft Law “On Amendments to the Law of Ukraine "On Financial Services and State Regulation of Financial Services" (on Financial Leasing)”.
If you have any questions, please contact Ulyana Shtybel, Chamber Policy Officer (Banking and Financial Services Issues).
On October 27, Mr. Andy Hunder, President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine took part in the meeting with Mr. Volodymyr Groysman, Head of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, Mr. Aivaras Abromavicius, Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine and other state officials devoted to preparation to the upcoming first Day of Economic Development and Deregulation to be held on November 10 in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.
On October 27, the Members of AmCham and U.S.-Ukraine Business Council participated in a multi-sector dialogue with Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker arranged by the U.S. Commercial Service in Ukraine. The meeting was held as part of the official visit of Secretary of Commerce, who was joined by executives of Cargill, Citibank, Dupont, Honeywell, NCH Capital, and Westinghouse.
On October 27, the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine held a meeting with John Didiuk, Esq., Director, International Project Finance, at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) in Washington, DC.
The meeting was moderated by Mr. Andy Hunder, Chamber President.
During this meeting Mr. Didiuk presented an overview of the work of OPIC and its financing and insurance programs, his organization’s current investment portfolio in Ukraine of $179 million and the opportunities for OPIC to help support greater amounts of foreign investment for Ukraine. Please click here to view OPIC factsheet (in Ukrainian).
On October 20, the Memorandum of cooperation was signed between the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine, the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine and EBA.
The purpose of the Memorandum is to create a mechanism for rapid response to concerns associated with the activities of investors in Ukraine's energy sector. The meeting proceeded the signing, the idea of which was to discuss key issues for further cooperation. The discussion was moderated by Mr. Andy Kuzich, Business Development Director at PwC Ukraine.
On October 16, the Chamber held Round Table “Concept of Reforming International Commercial Arbitration in Ukraine” organized in partnership with the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine. Representatives of other state bodies, interested in this issue, such as Ministry of Justice of Ukraine andInternational Commercial Arbitration Court under the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine participated in the meeting.
On October 16, a round table discussion on illegal imports of medicines of unknown origin and questionable quality to the territory of Ukraine took place at the Chamber office. The meeting was organized in partnership with Association of Pharmaceutical Research & Development (APRaD) and involved representatives from the Ministry of Health, State Service on Medicines, State Fiscal Service and State Border Guard Service as well as international experts, namely, Mr. Donald E. Townsend, Jr., Regional Intellectual Property Rights Attaché and Mr. Pablo Rodenas, Advisor of EU Twinning Project.
Meeting of Export Promotion Council at the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade has been headed by the Minister of Economic Development and Trade that. Please click here to see the agenda.
The event has been an excellent opportunity to raise practical issues regarding export and import procedures and express position of the business community regarding state export promotion strategy.
If you have any questions, please contact Yulia Stelmakh, Junior Policy Officer (Food & Beverage).
On October 12, the Chamber held a meeting with Mr. David Sakvarelidze, Deputy General Prosecutor of Ukraine – Prosecutor of Odessa Region, devoted to the current issues in law enforcement sphere.
Opening the meeting, Mr. Andy Hunder, President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine stressed that fight against corruption is on the top of the agenda both for the Chamber Members and the Government
The Chamber invited all interested Members to the Chamber Meeting “Ukraine: Current Challenges = Catalyst for Technology Innovation” with Mr. Nelu Mihai, Founder, MosaixSoft, Inc. Mr. Mihai shared his experience on:
On October 2, the Chamber Customs Committee Co-Chairs Mr. Igor Dankov, EY and Ms. Oksana Drozach, PwCtook part in the meeting devoted to application of the CMU Resolution #724 “On Use of Risk Management System Benchmarks on Customs Value” with representatives of the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine Mr. Mykhaylo Ivanyuk, Head of Department of Administration of Customs Duties and Customs Tariff Regulation, Mr. Serhii Siomka, Head of Customs Control and Clearance Organization Department and Mr. Mykhailo Dmytriev, Head of Risk Analysis Department.