Ukraine Anti-Corruption Laws

    October 2014
    On 14 October 2014 the Ukrainian Parliament passed a package of five anti-corruption laws: (i) Anti-Corruption Law, (ii) Law on System of Specially Authorized Anti-Corruption Agencies, (iii) Law on Prevention and Fighting Money Laundering, Financing of Terrorism and Spread of Weapons of Mass Destruction, (iv) Law on Amending Certain Normative Acts with respect to Ultimate Beneficiaries of Legal Entities and Public Persons, and (v) Law on Anti-Corruption Policy for 2014-2017. Each of these laws is currently awaiting the Ukrainian President’s signature, which is expected shortly. In addition, the Law on Lustration has been signed by the President and is effective.