DLA Piper Kyiv laywers contribute to World Bank’s 2014 ‘Doing Business’ report
Lawyers from DLA Piper in Kyiv have contributed to the World Bank’s 2014 Doing Business report, looking at the local market in Ukraine.
Published annually since 2003, the report provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement across 189 economies.
In this year’s report, Galyna Zagorodniuk provided updates on legislation surrounding business start-ups, alongside employment issues, and Dmytro Tkachenko investigated insolvency-related issues and how they are handled in Ukraine. Oleksandr Kurdydyk and Dmytro Pshenychniuk contributed to the ‘Getting Credit’ section.
This year’s report covers 11 indicator sets and 189 economies. The project has benefited from feedback from governments, academics, practitioners and reviewers.
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