PwC Podcast: Ukraine’s news ad hoc

Welcome to the podcast channel of PwC in Ukraine. Let us gain some insight into today's news together to prepare better for tomorrow. Let's keep calm and listen to podcasts!

As part of a special series “Ukraine’s news ad hoc”, experts from PwC in Ukraine share their experience and explain relevant tax, legal and financial issues to help business keep abreast of changes.

You can listen to podcast episodes at your convenience - both on your computer and smartphone, as well as read textual materials or ask questions to our experts.

Listen to new episodes on PwC Ukraine channels:
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Episode 10: Challenges arising in keeping depositary records of title to securities

In this episode, Oleksandra Kostrytsia, Head of Corporate Law and M&A, PwC Legal Ukraine, and Oksana Sivashenko, Senior Associate, PwC Legal Ukraine, discuss with Oksana Panchenko, Head of Legal Directorate, National Depository of Ukraine, various issues in keeping depositary records of title to securities during martial law, including:

  • Two-tier system of depositary records
  • Challenges in identifying securities held by a specific owner
  • Potential scenarios when a servicing depository exits the market
  • Disappeared depository institutions - challenges faced by the security holder and potential solutions
  • Meetings of bondholders during the war

Episode 6: What should I do with loans and mortgages today & Currency regulation news

In the new episode of the special series of podcasts, Vadym Romaniuk, Head of Banking and Finance Practice, discussed with Artem Krykun-Trush conditions for loan and mortgage borrowers during martial law and shared the latest currency regulation developments as of 19 May 2022.

Learn about:

  • Currency regulation developments for the last month (as of 19 May 2022
  • Repayment holiday: what is it and how financial institutions comply with these requirements?
  • What problems can mortgage borrowers encounter? Especially if the property has been demolished.
  • What can you expect and how does reimbursement of damaged/demolished property work.

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Episode 5: Military bonds as an affordable way to support the State and preserve one's finance

Artem Shcherbyna, investment and finance expert, director at Asset Management Department,  Concorde Capital, together with Vadym Romaniuk, attorney-at-law, Head of Banking and Finance Practice at PwC Legal Ukraine, responded to the questions from Maryna Lutsenko, Senior Manager, Private Wealth, PwC Ukraine, on advantages and terms of these securities for private investors.

So listen to the episode, out now, to find out about:

  • Terms and conditions of military bonds: currency, yield, maturity and other conditions
  • Advice on purchasing military bonds from Artem Shcherbyna, a reputable investment expert
  • How does the National Bank regulate purchases of military bonds
  • Purchases of military bonds by residents and non-residents.

Episode 4: Customs regulation during martial law

In this episode, Vita Miroshnychenko, Head of Customs Regulation and International Trade, PwC Ukraine, and Artem Krykun-Trush, attorney-at-law and White-Collar Crime expert, PwC Legal Ukraine, discussed the following matters: 

  • What are the specific features of importing military/dual-purpose goods?

  • What documents should be prepared to import humanitarian aid in Ukraine?

  • How do you import humanitarian aid and what goods meet the definition of humanitarian aid?

  • Free-of-charge imports of cars in Ukraine and who is eligible

  • What difficulties exist for critical import goods and how currency restrictions affect imports of goods in Ukraine. 

  • What is the simplified customs clearance process?

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Episode 3: Your property has been shelled. What should you do?

Dmytro Trut and Artem Krykun-Trush, attorneys-at-law and White-Collar Crime experts at PwC Legal Ukraine, discussed the following matters: 

  • What have been the latest developments in criminal law? What's new?
  • What is the difference between a war crime and a military crime?
  • How do we document the consequences of shelling of civilian real estate properties?
  • Why initiate a criminal proceeding and seek the official status of a victim of crime?
  • Recommendations during martial law.

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Episode 2. VAT and how to deal with it in adopting the simplified taxation system

The second episode focuses on another important topic, the value-added tax (“VAT”) and adoption of the simplified tax system. In this episode, Inna Andrushchenko and Yulia Shyshko discuss the following questions with Artem Krykun-Trush: 

  • Who is eligible for the simplified system and how does it work? 

  • Will the registration as a VAT payer be cancelled for those opting for the simplified tax system and what will happen in the electronic VAT administration system?

  • Are imports exempt from VAT? 

  • What will happen next when the simplified tax system is withdrawn?

  • Should I or should I not adopt the simplified tax system? Pros and cons of this option for business.

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Episode 1. Features of currency regulation during martial law

In this episode, Vadym Romanyuk, Head of Banking and Finance at PwC Legal in Ukraine, discussed the following questions  with Artem Krikun-Trush, Attorney-at-Law, Manager, White Collar Crimes practice: 

  • What rules and restrictions have been introduced by the National Bank of Ukraine?
  • How should money be transferred to Ukraine and abroad, a loan be issued, and a statutory capital contribution be made?
  • What other regulatory changes will the NBU introduce?
  • What restrictions are applied to individuals?  
  • What are cash withdrawal limits and what should be done with currency accounts?
  • How should you cross the border if you are carrying cash and how you can buy military bonds to support the Ukrainian Armed Forces? 

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