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Ostap Semerak informs about establishing of Business Ombudsman Office in Ukraine
10.11.2014 | 16:49
Press service of Minister of Cabinet of Ministers

The Government of Ukraine has signed with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development an Anti-Corruption Initiative to establish a Business Ombudsman to combat corruption. Minister of the Cabinet of Ministers Ostap Semerak informed during a briefing during the media day organized by the Government for the representatives of the regional and national media on November 10, 2014.

"The EBRD, the Government and members of business associations that operate in Ukraine, are holding a competition for filling the post of Business Ombudsman," said Ostap Semerak.

According to the Minister, Business Ombudsman will deal with complaints of both categories - Ukrainian businessmen and foreigners making business in Ukraine. In particular, he will address signals regarding acts of corruption, takeovers etc.

At this, he said that a responsible Commission is working to create the legal and regulatory framework, notably the relevant draft law and regulation of the Government in order to establish the legal basis for the activities of the Business Ombudsman in Ukraine.


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