At an extraordinary meeting on Monday, March 14, the Cabinet
of Ministers of Ukraine endorsed the draft law of Ukraine "On the Office
of Business Ombudsman".
According to Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade/Trade
Representative of Ukraine Natalia Mykolska, the elaborated
bill is a crucial step in the framework of deregulation processes and
implementation of the cooperation program of Ukraine with the International Monetary
"To enable Business
Ombudsman to effectively exercise his powers it proves necessary to regulate his
activity through adoption of law. This act shall clearly define the rights of
the Business Ombudsman, to include relations with the authorities", said
the Deputy Minister.
The purpose of
the bill is to ensure pursuing a policy towards simplifying the business
environment and to monitor compliance with legislation, including by regulatory