March 24, 2023
Suitcase without Handle: Why ARMA Liquidation Won’t Solve Seized Property Problems, but Will Create New Ones
Why transferring the functions of the ARMA to the State Property Fund is not an option? The Executive Director of TI Ukraine Andrii Borovyk analyzed…
March 4, 2023
ARMA — to be or not to be?
What will the liquidation of the Asset Recovery and Management Agency, which dissatisfies the authorities, change?
December 2, 2022
All You Need to Know about ARMA Head Competition
TI Ukraine insists that the Agency be headed by an independent, professional, and honest manager.
November 23, 2022
Transfer of Trademarks to ARMA: Possible Challenges
The court transferred the trademarks of the company “Alfa-Group” of the famous russian oligarch Mikhail Friedman for UAH 2 billion to the ARMA. According to the investigation,…
June 3, 2022
100 days of anti-corruption during the war
On February 24, we opened the door and took a step into a new life: some of us felt numb, others, on the contrary, adjusted…
January 10, 2022
What’s Wrong with ARMA Competition?
On December 27, 2019, Yanchuk A.V. was dismissed by the order of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine from the post of ARMA head. That…
June 30, 2021
Why are Ukrainian MPs against European Standards in Assets Seizure?
Why do MPs want to “cripple” ARMA’s functionality?
March 30, 2021
Why ARMA Did Not Make a Splash
ARMA was created based on its European counterparts, which had already demonstrated exemplary performance. Why did this body fail to achieve similar progress in Ukraine…
March 15, 2021
5 Years of the ARMA’s Work: Achievements and Failures
It has been 5 years since the Asset Recovery and Management Agency came into operation. The ARMA has gone from a newly established institution to…
February 23, 2021
What Should Be Changed in the Work of the ARMA to Save It
Recently, people have started talking more often about the Asset Recovery and Management Agency. Both journalists and politicians have a question about the effectiveness of…
September 23, 2020
Point of No Return Either for Country or for President
TI Ukraine’s Executive Director Andrii Borovyk participated in the discussion Who Is Displeased with Independent Anti-Corruption Agencies organized by NABU Public Oversight Council. Here are…
September 21, 2020
Headless ARMA: Risks of Stalling Recruitment for Head of Agency
For almost nine months, the Asset Recovery and Management Agency has been operating without a Head of the Agency. Head of New Year 2020, Oleksii…
August 6, 2020
When Will Forester’s House Be Recovered from Yanukovych to Ukraine?
On July 30, the High Anti-Corruption Court transferred the so-called Forester’s House in Sukholucchia, that allegedly belonged to Yanukovych, to Asset Recovery and Management Agency.…
April 27, 2020
ARMA Can and Should Work More Effectively: New Draft Law
Prior to 2015, the assets seized in criminal proceedings were either in safe custody of the suspect/accused, or of the investigator/prosecutor himself. However, such storage…
November 28, 2019
Support, control or opposition – what should public councils do?
The public discussion Public Councils: Efficient Tool or Occasional Oversight about the role of the public councils in the state processes was held on November 27. During…
November 20, 2019
THE STORY OF SEIZED LVIV OBLAST THERMAL POWER STATIONS: ON THE BRINK OF A DEVASTATION
“The situation on the power station and in the city is critical. People are left without heating, due to the power grid system overload several…