Staff and academic interests

Staff and academic interests

 

Victor Ya. Kalakura

Scientific degree: Ph.D. (Law)

Position: Head of the Chair

Disciplines: "Comparative civil law", "Insurance law", "Private international law", "International family law".

Field of research: civil law, family law, private international law, insurance law.

Education: Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (1986).

Anatoliy S. Dovgert

Scientific degree: Ph.D., Doctor of Law

Position: Professor

Field of research: international private law, comparative civil law.

Education: Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Faculty of International Relations and International Law (1977).

He has been working at the University since 1983. In 1983 – 1988 – Associate Professor of the  Chair of Civil Law, Department of Law; 1988–1992 – Associate Professor of the Comparative Law Chair of the Institute of International Relations; 1992 – 1995 – Associate Professor of the Chair of International Private and Customs Law; 1995 – 2014 – Head of the Chair of Private International Law.

Corresponding member of the Academy of Legal Sciences of Ukraine. Author of more than 300 publications on problems of civil law and private international law. Has prepared more than 30 candidates and doctors of sciences. Deputy Head of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine Working Group on drafting a new Civil Code of Ukraine and Expert of Parliament’s Commissions on adoption a new Civil Code of Ukraine (1993 – 2003). Drafter of Ukrainian Laws concerning commerce, including the law on Foreign Investments and law on Private International Law (1990 – 2008) and International legislation. Expert from Ukraine concerning the drafting of a Model Civil Code for NIS countries and models of different laws for NIS countries (1993 – 2000) Member of the Editorial Board of several legal journals. He is an expert and consultant of several ministries, commissions of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, the Supreme Court of Ukraine and the President of Ukraine.

Titles and awards: Honored Lawyer of Ukraine (1999). Honorary Diploma of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine (2000). Excellence in Education (2004).

 

 

Oleksandr M. Biryukov

 

Scientific degree: Ph.D., Doctor of Law

Position: Professor
Disciplines: "Comparative and cross-border bankruptcy", "International private law", "Commercial law", comparative and cross-border bankruptcy, private international law, securities.

Education: graduated in 1984. With honors, the Faculty of Economics and Law of the Peoples' Friendship University of. Patrice Lumumba with the qualification of Master of Laws and an interpreter from English and Hindi.
Biryukov A.M. Received a number of grants for scientific research in the USA (1994-95, and 1997), Italy (UNIDROIT, 1996), was a Fellow of the Program. Senator Fulbright (USA, 2000-01), in 2009 received a grant from the International Organization INSOL to conduct research in the field of comparative and international bankruptcy.
Biryukov A.M. In 2011, he was awarded the Commemorative Medal of the Institute of International Relations, in 2012. - Charter of Kyiv Taras Shevchenko University for success in educational, scientific and educational work.

 Viktor І. Muraviov

 

 

Scientific degree: Doctor of legal sciences

Position: Professor

Disciplines: Law of the European Union; Legal regulation of the internal market of the EU; The law of external relations of the EU

Field of research: European Union law, European private law.

Education: Kyiv State University. Taras Shevchenko, the Faculty of International Relations and international law. Professor V. Muraviov defended his candidate thesis in 1981 and doctoral thesis in 2003.

1999-2003 Head of international law department, Institute of International Relations; 2003-2018 Head of comparative and European law department. Academician of the Ukrainian Technological Academy.

Author of over 200 scientific publications, which include monographs, textbooks, practical manuals, articles etc. Scholarly supervisor of more than 40 candidates and doctors of sciences. He is an expert and consultant to several ministries, the Supreme Court of Ukraine.

Ranks and awards: Honorable Diploma of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine (1999); Honored Worker of Education of Ukraine (2017).

Main works:

1. Muraviov V.I. Legal basis of regulation of economic relations of the European Union with third countries (theory and practice): monograph. – Kyiv: Academ-Press, 2002. – 426 p.

2.  Muraviov V.I. Introduction to the law of the European Union. Textbook-K.: VPK «Kyiv University», 2007.

3.European law: European Union Law: textbook: In four volumes. Ed. V.I.Muraviov. - K.: In Jure. 2015.

  1. Muraviov V. Interaction of the Law of Ukraine and the European Union//The Interactions of Legal Systems: Post-Soviet Approaches. - L.: Wilday, Simmonides & Hill, Publishers. 2015.

5.Muraviov V. Grund-und Menschenrechte in der Ukraine//Hundbuch der Grundrechte in Deutschland und Europa. Band IX. Heidelberg. C.F. Muller GmbH, 2016.

6. Muraviov V. The Supranational Character of the European Union Associations with Third Countries//limenatys of National Sovereignty through European Integration. -Springer Dordrecht, 2016.

7. Muraviov V. European Integration and Europeanization of the National Legislation of the Associated Countries (the example of Ukraine)//The European Union – What Is Next? A Legal Analysis and the Political Visions on the Future of the Union. Koln. Wolters Kluwer, 2018

8. Muraviov V. Realization of the Association agreement between the European Union and Ukraine: Means and legal tools: monograph. - Berlin 2019. 104 p.

Gennady A. Tsirat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Science Degree: Doctor of Laws

Official capacity: Associate Professor

Disciplines: «International Commercial Arbitration», «Private International Law», «International Civil Procedure».

The scope of research interests: private international law, international cоmmercial arbitration, international civil procedure, international commercial law.

Background: Kyiv State University of Taras Shevchenko, Department of International Relations and International Law (1989).

In 2000 Mr. Tsirat defended PhD thesis on “Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards” (category 12.00.03), in 2015 Mr. Tsirat defended Doctor of Laws thesis on “Legal foundations and modern trends of unification in International Civil Procedure” (category 12.00.03).

The main academic researches:

1.  International arbitration as a means of international disputes resolution. Monograph. Kyiv: Dovira, 1997. 367 p.;

2.  International Protection of Foreign Investments in Ukraine. A Chapter. Yorkhill Law Publishing. Salzburg, Austria, 1999. CD. 80 p.;

3. International Commercial Arbitration. Training Manual. Kyiv: Istina, 2002. 304 p.;

4. Tsirat Gennadii. Ukraine / Gennadii Tsirat, Anna Tsirat // International Civil Procedure. Second Edition. Gen. Ed. Dennis Campbell. Ed. Christian Campbell. Juris, 2011. P. 1-48;

5.  Tsirat Gennadii. Civil Procedure in Ukraine / Gennadii Tsirat, Anna Tsirat. Kluwer Law International B. V. The Netherlands. 2012. 202 p.;

6.  Tsirat G. A. International Civil Procedure: the current state of prospects for international law unification. Monograph. Kharkiv, Ivanchenko I. S. Edition. 2013. 482 p.

International Commercial arbitration. Training Manual. Kyiv

Olexander I. Vygovsky

Academic degree: Doctor of Law

Position: Associate Professor

Disciplines: "Comparative Civil Law", "International Private Law", "International Financial Law", "Comparative and International Corporate Law", "Banking Law", "International Financial Law", "Comparative Civil Law".

The area of scientific interests: private international law, international finance law, banking law, corporate law.

Education: Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Institute of International Relations (2002).

In 2005 he defended his  thesis on "Legal Regulation of Securities Pledge" (specialty 12.00.03) for the degree of Candidate of Juridical Sciences, in 2012 – a thesis for the degree of Doctor of Juridical Sciences on "Securities Institute in Private International Law" (specialty 12.00.03).

Main works:

  1. Novelties of the stock legislation. The scientific and practical remark to the Law of Ukraine "About joint-stock companies". – K.: Yustinian, 2009. – 888 p.
  2. Institute of Securities in Private International Law. Monograph. – K.: Publishing center "Kyiv University", 2012. – 492 p.
  3. Textbook on International Financial Law. K.: Publishing center "Kyiv University ", 2017. – 517 p.

German V. Galuschenko

 

Academic degree: Ph.D. (Law)

Position: Associate Professor

Disciplines: "Private International Law", "International Civil Procedure", "International Commercial Law", "International Commercial Arbitration", "Solution of Investment Disputes".

The area of scientific interests: civil law, private international law, international commercial arbitration, investment law.

Education: I.Franko Lviv State University (1995). He defended his PhD thesis on "International Treaties of Ukraine on Legal Assistance in Civil Cases" (2002).

– He is considered to be an honoured Lawyer of Ukraine. He is awarded with Diploma of Honour of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine (2002), Diploma of the President of Ukraine (2003), Order of Danylo Halytskyi (2009).

– He is on the list of arbitrators of the International Center for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID).

–Expert of the European Commission under the research program on anti-money laundering mechanisms in Russia, Ukraine and Moldova.

– Member of the American Association of International Law.

– Vice President on the anti-corruption and corporate responsibility, Ukrainian National Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce.

–  He has the diplomatic rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary.

Main works:

Issues of Private International Law in International Legal Assistance Treaties of Ukraine: a monograph. K., 2005; Essays on Private International Law. 2006 (co-authored) Law of Ukraine on Private International Law. K., 2008 (commentary) Encyclopedia of Civil Law, K., 2009 (co-authored); International Investment Law and Arbitration.  К.: 2014.

Sergiy Yu. Koziakov

Academic degree: Ph.D. (Law)

Position: Associate Professor

Disciplines: "Private law practice", "Comparative competitive law".

The area of scientific interests: corporate law, legal regulation of foreign economic activity, advocacy and legal practice.

Education: Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (1983). In 1987 he defended his PhD thesis on: "The role of the United Nations in the enforcement of international law". He was awarded with the degree of Candidate of Juridical Sciences. Professor I.I. Lukashuk was his thesis supervisor.

Scientific and scientific-expert activity

He is the author of scientific and expert publications, including those published abroad. He is also a member of editorial boards of several academic legal journals.

In 1990-2014 he participated in the development of many draft laws of Ukraine. He was a member of working groups on development of draft laws "On Foreign Economic Activity of Ukraine", "On Protection of New Varieties of Plants", legislation of Ukraine on privatization of state and municipal property.

Since 2005, as a member of the National Commission for Strengthening of Democracy and Consolidation of the Rule of Law he worked on the project of the Concept of improving the judicial system and ensuring a fair trial in Ukraine in accordance with European standards, draft laws of Ukraine "On Advocacy and Legal Practice".

Since October 2014 he has been a member of the Council for Judicial Reform, established by the Decree of the President of Ukraine. He works on the draft laws "On the judicial system and the status of judges", "On the High Council of Justice" and other laws regulating the judicial system of Ukraine.

On numerous occasions he has participated as an expert on Ukrainian legislation and international law in resolving disputes in foreign and international courts, as well as in international commercial arbitrations.

He carried out his professional activities as a member of the advisory group of the Commission on Foreign Economic Relations of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, a member of the advisory group of the Kyiv City State Administration, a member of the Chamber of Independent Experts on Foreign Investment under the President of Ukraine, a member of the public board of the State Tax Administration of Ukraine, a member of the Public Council of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine, Advisor to the Minister of Defense of Ukraine, a member of the Public Council under the Security Service of Ukraine.

Olexander Yu. Seryogin

Academic degree: Ph.D. (Law)

Position: Associate Professor

Disciplines: "Advocacy in Ukraine and in the legal systems of other countries", "International copyright law", "Legal regulation of international trade in services" (English).

The area of scientific interests: civil law, private international law, intellectual property law, legal regulation of tourist activity.

Education: Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (1999).

Main works:

– Serehin O., Burhuani T., Rohachova H. Law and EU policy in the field of consumer protection. – К., 2003.

– Preventive labeling, foreign citizens, foreigners, sovereignty, legalization, recommendation // Encyclopedia of Civil Law of Ukraine. – Kyiv, LLC "Publishing house InYure", 2009. – 952p.

– Modern Problems of Legal Regulation of International Tourism Relations. // Private International Law in Kyiv University. Vol. 2. Anthology. – Kyiv, IPC "Kyiv University", 2009. – 791 p.

– Private International Law. Scientific and Practical Commentary on Law. P. 16-23, 44-47. // Kharkiv, Publishing house LLC "Odyssey", 2008. – 352 p.

– Article-by-article Scientific and Practical Commentary to the Civil Code of Ukraine. Ch.2. Chapters 63-65, 78-81. // Kyiv, Justinian publishing house, 2005. – 1008 p.

- Article-by-article scientific and practical commentary to the Civil Code of Ukraine. Part 1, Chapter 42 / / Kyiv, Publishing house Justinian, 2005. – 680 p.

Yulia V. Chernyak

Academic degree:  Doctor of Law

Position: Associate Professor, Judge of the Civil Court of Cassation of the Supreme Court

Disciplines: "Comparative Civil Procedure", "Latin Notary" and a special course "International Civil Procedure".

The area of scientific interests: international civil procedure, international family law, notary procedure with the participation of foreigners.

Education: In 2000 he graduated from Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Faculty of Law, Master of Law, diploma with honors.

In 2006, she defended her PhD thesis – "The Institute of Jurisdiction in Private International Law of the European Union and Ukraine". In 2019 she defended her doctoral dissertation – "Unification of norms of international civil procedure: problematic issues of theory and judicial practice of resolution of family disputes".

At Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv: 2007-2009 she was a Research Officer at the Research Department of IIR, 2009-2010 – Assistant at the Private International Law Department of IIR; since 2011 – Associate Professor at the Private International Law Department of IIR.

Main works:

Unification of norms of international civil procedure for consideration of family disputes: Monograph. – K.: Alerta, 2018; Institute of jurisdiction in international private law of the European Union and Ukraine: Monograph. – K.: Precedent, 2008; International civil process of Ukraine: Tutorial. Workshop: Ed. by Fursa S.– K.: KNT, 2010 (co-authored); International Private Law: Textbook: ed. by A. Dovhert and V. Kisil. – K.: Alerta 2013, 2014 (co-authored).

She undertook an internship at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law (Hamburg) and at the Academy of European Law (Trier).

 

 

Evheniy V. Popko

 

Academic degree: Ph.D. (Law)

Position: Assistant

Disciplines: "Comparative Insurance Law", "Legal Regulation of Foreign Economic Activity", "International Sports Law".

The area of scientific interests: Private International Law, Insurance Relationships, International Sports Law, International Trade Law, European Private Law.

Education: Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. Institute of International Relations (2012).

In 2015 he defended his thesis on "The Legal Nature of the Acts of the Council of Europe" (speciality 12.00.11) for the degree of Candidate of Juridical Sciences.

Main works:

1. "The Council of Europe: institutional structure and system of law: monograph. K.: LLC "Kyiv University", 2017. – 287 p. Monograph;

2. Association as a new format of relations of Ukraine with the European Union: political, legal, economic and informational aspects: Monograph / Ed. by V. Kopiika and M. Doroshko. – K.: LLC "Kyiv University". 2017. – 623 p. Scientific publication (co-authored).

3. Formation and development of the science of European law in Ukraine. Liber amoricum to the 70th anniversary of Prof. V. Muraviov: monograph / Ed. by K. Smyrnova. – Odesa: Fenix, 2017. – 504 p. Scientific publication (in co-authorship).

Mykola M. Lazarenko

Academic degree: Ph.D. (Law)

Position: Assistant

Disciplines: "Private International Law", "Comparative Civil Law", "Comparative Civil Procedure".

Research interests: civil law, civil procedure law, private international law, international commercial arbitration.

Education: Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University, Faculty of Law (2014).

In 2018 he defended his thesis on "Protection of property rights of a foreign investor in private international law" (specialty 12.00.03) for the degree of Candidate of Juridical Sciences.

Ilia I. Novoseltsev  

 

Academic degree: Ph.D. (Law) (Ukraine), Doctor of Law (France)

Position: Assistant

Disciplines: "Intellectual property law and international trade law", "International commercial arbitration", "Legal aspects of international business".

The area of scientific interests: intellectual property law, private international law, insolvency and bankruptcy, cross-border insolvency, international trade law.

Education: Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Faculty of Law (2004).

In 2012 he defended his thesis on "Cross-border Insolvency in Private International Law" (speciality 12.00.03) for the degree of Candidate of Juridical Sciences. In 2015 he defended his thesis on "Insolvency Criteria in French, Ukrainian and EU Law" (speciality "private law") for the degree of Doctor of Law (France).

Main works:

1. I. Novoseltsev, Chapter XX. International Protection of Industrial Property (trademarks, plant varieties, inventions, know-how, trade secrets); Protection of Industrial Property Owned by Non-Residents in Ukraine, pp. 404-416 // Private International Law. Special part: tutorial (for students of universities) ed. by A. Dovhert and V. Kisil, second edition, Kyiv, Alerta, 2014 – 656 p;

2. Ilya Novoseltsev, IP Licensing and Insolvency // International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property, AIPPI, Ukraine, issue Q241, pp.1-15, 2014 // http://aippi.org;

3. Ilya Novoseltsev, Transboundary Insolvency inPrivate International Law: Monograph / Scientific editor Tatiana Slipchuk, 2nd edition, revised, added and developed - Kyiv, edited by Art-economy, 2013 - 208 p;

4. Ilya Novoseltsev, Chapter VI. International Protection of Industrial Property (trademarks, plant varieties, inventions, know-how, trade secrets), pp. 121-136 // Private International Law. Special part: tutorial (for students of universities) ed. by A. Dovhert and V. Kisil, Kyiv, Alerta 2013, – 400 p;

5. Ilya Novoseltsev, Exception to Copyright Protection and Permitted Types of Copyright in High Technology and Digital Technology // International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property, AIPPI Review, Ukraine, Question Q216B, June 3, 2011 // http://aippi.org.