Aequo Lawyers Help Draft World Bank’s Doing Business 2017 Report

02 Березеня 2017

Aequo’s partner Anna Babych, counsel Pavlo Byelousov, of counsel Oksana Krasnokutskaya and associates Yaroslav Lepko and Anastasiia Sotir contributed to the preparation of the World Bank’s report Doing Business 2017: Equal Opportunity for All. The report was launched with great success and extensive media coverage. According to the Ease of Doing Business ranking, Ukraine strengthened its position and moved up from 83rd to 80th.

Doing Business 2017: Equal Opportunity for All, a World Bank Group flagship publication, is the fourteenth in a series of annual reports measuring the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. Doing Business presents quantitative indicators on business regulations and the protection of property rights that can be compared across 190 economies and over time.

By gathering and analyzing comprehensive quantitative data to compare business regulation environments across economies and over time, Doing Business encourages economies to compete towards more efficient regulation; offers measurable benchmarks for reform; and serves as a resource for academics, journalists, private sector researchers and others interested in the business climate of each economy.

For more detailed information, including methodology and background studies, please visit an interactive web-site at The site permits customized queries and cross-country comparisons of the indicators.