Lviv Business

Western business in Ukraine: outsourcing

Issue 47, June 2012.
Eastern Europe is increasingly being considered as the alternative to traditional 'outsourcing' destinations. A highly skilled workforce, shorter journey times, smaller time-zone differences, European language skills and Western culture all contribute to this attraction. Companies in the US and Western Europe are increasingly turning to Eastern Europe for outsourcing and system development needs.

LEGAL ADVICE - Restriction on tax losses carry forward

Issue 46, May 2012.
We are happy to greet the readers on the pages of LVIV TODAY and announce the start of the new column – Legal advice. From now on, you will have a chance to read short comments on the most «burning» legal issues of business in Ukraine from an outstanding legal practitioner, a person to be often seen publicly as well as on the pages of LVIV TODAY and many other magazines - Mr. Markian Malskyy, Attorney-at-law of the year 2011, Partner and Head of West Ukrainian Branch of Arzinger. This pilot column is dedicated to one of the latest concerns of tax payers in Ukraine - Restriction on tax losses carry forward

Talking point: New Customs Code: EBA success

Issue 46, May 2012.
On 21 April 2012 new Customs Code of Ukraine was officially published in parliamentary newspaper Voice of Ukraine. As of 1 June 2012, when new edition of the Customs Code ("Code") will become effective, business is granted a right for customs clearance at any customs office despite legal entity registration.

EBA Personality: Roman Klakovych, General Manager, Raitex Ukraine

Issue 45, April 2012.
This month, we hear from Roman Klakovych, General Manager, Raitex Ukraine sharing his opinions about the current business climate in Lviv and Western Ukraine, and his suggestions for what could be done to improve things over the next few years.

EBA Personality: Oleh Yanytskyy, Director of Sika Footwear A/C

Issue 44, March 2012.
This month, we hear from Oleh Yanytskyy, Director of Sika Footwear A/C, sharing his opinions about the current business climate in Lviv and Western Ukraine, and his suggestions for what could be done to improve things over the next few years.

EBA Personality - Praveen Ramessur, General Manager, Mirotel Resort & Spa

Issue 43, February 2012.
Always put the customer first! Understand what your customers need and want and at what price and with what conditions. This must be combined with what you may offer and delivered in an innovative way without compromising on quality and price! Then develop your own practices that your customer will find themselves at ease with and always be mindful of your social responsibility.

Lviv wins Future City award

Issue 43, February 2012.
West Ukrainian capital named among top ten Euro cities in annual Financial Times ‘Future City’ survey Lviv’s on-going efforts to reinvent itself as a regional tourism and outsourcing hub will receive a fresh international boost in March when the city is recognised among the continent’s finest at this year’s Financial Times ‘European Cities & Regions of the Future’ ranking. Lviv City Hall officials will be on hand at the traditional gala dinner in Cannes, where they will be invited to take a bow for top ten finishes in the FDI Strategy and Cost Effectiveness categories of the annual pan-European investment survey.

EBA ANNUAL GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING, BOARD ELECTIONS AND AWARDS

Issue 42, January 2012.
On 9 December, one of the most important events of the Western Ukrainian Branch of the European Business Association was held - the Annual General Membership Meeting and Board Elections 2012.

EBA Personality - Taras Yurynts, Managing Director of Guldmann-Ukraine.

Issue 42, January 2012.
This month, we hear from Taras Yurynts, Managing Director of Guldmann-Ukraine, sharing his opinions about the current business climate in Lviv and Western Ukraine, and his suggestions for what could be done to improve things over the next few years.

PWC HOST CUSTOMS CODE CONFERENCE

Issue 41, December 2011.
On 18 November, international consultancy firm PriceWaterhouseCoopers» (PwC) held a conference entitled "2012: New version of the Customs Code of Ukraine" in Lviv.