Kesarev was among organizers of the Conference on Agrarian Law

On May 13, 2016 Kesarev presented its vision of key issues of agrarian sector regulation during the Conference on Agrarian Law, organised by the Ukrainian Bar Association with Kesarev support of.

 In his address to the panel “Current Issues of Taxation”, Mikhail Sokolov, Executive  Partner of Kesarev Consulting (Kiyv Office) outlined key issues complicating VAT administration and generating corruption, especially in the case of the VAT refund to exporters. The key legislative initiatives aimed at increasing the VAT reimbursement transparency, eliminating the basis for government’s growing indebtedness in VAT refund, limiting possibilities for cancellation of tax credit and VAT payer certificate by fiscal authorities have been presented to the audience.

 In his presentation “Protecting the Agrarians’ Interests by Legislative Amendments” , Oleksandr Ilkov, partner of Kesarev Consulting (Kiyv Office), reported on available opportunities for advocacy of the agricultural industry’s interests through development and submission of amendments to the legislation. The key factors for legislative initiatives’ success were highlighted, the main difficulties were demonstrated and the main principles of functioning of expert platforms were described.