During the meeting of EBA Western Ukraine office Customs Committe on December 15th, 2016 Advice Group lawyers shared the experience of representing clients’ interests in customs disputes.
Oleg Kyryievskyi, Advice Group partner and head of dispute resolution practice, told about the risks concerning the classification of goods and the customs value, and also mentioned about the effective means of customs disputes resolution.
It should be noted that recently Advice Group lawyers have successfully represented the client's rights in the Lviv Appelate Administrative Court in dispute on goods classification.
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Advice Group lawyers have also involved Business Ombudsman Council to resolving the dispute, and as a result, on December 14th, 2016 under the decision of the Business Ombudsman the actions of the customs authority and Specialised Laboratory of State Fiscal Service were considered to be illegal and recommendations were given to prevent further impede of economic activity of the company-client of Advice Group were provided.