Legal regulation of representation of foreign business entities

  • Olha Rossylna Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv
Keywords: procedural representation, business entity, consul, foreign attorney


This article is devoted to the legal regulation of foreign business entities. The aim of the research is to analyze the legal status of persons, who can represent interests of foreign business entities` in business procedure. Conditions of consul`s procedural representation are determined. If business entity is unable to protect its rights and interests, consul represents its interests at court for as long as it could appoint a representative or it will be able to defend their rights and interests personally. Consul performs its functions personally or authorizes their execution to another consular official. Consul performs their duties without warrant of authority.

The legal status of foreign attorney, that he has in Ukraine, and foreign experience in this issue are analyzed in details. The Parliament enshrined the model of «open doors», i.e. a model of almost unlimited access to the market of paid legal services for foreign attorneys. The author noticed that such simplified procedure for the admission of foreign lawyers to practice of advocacy does not always promote the high standards of legal aid. Legal status of Ukraine`s attorney depends on the policy of a particular State to the model of foreign attorney`s admission to the market of legal services.

According to the results of the research, the row of theoretical positions and conclusions, that develop regulation of legal status of foreign attorneys, is set forth.


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How to Cite
Rossylna, O. (2019). Legal regulation of representation of foreign business entities. Administrative Law and Process, (4(10), 232-240. Retrieved from
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