“The redemption of Crimean deposits is inevitable since law infringement is not supposed to be better than law compliance”
Attorney’s Dmytro Duginov’s expertise is built not only on his law practice, but also on a large-scale human rights practice that allowed to turn the tide of judicial proceedings in favor of “Crimean” clients of PrivatBank. This has been made possible due to constant communication with mass media and state authorities since 2014.
won lawsuits against Privatbank on the repayment of funds belonging to “Crimean” depositors.
won lawsuits recovering the charges that equal at least the amount of actual deposits.
enforcement proceedings successfully completed as of 2021.
support of “voluntary” execution by PrivatBank of court decisions that entered into force, without applying to the State Executive Service.
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The Financial Services Consumer Protection Council Appealed to the Grand Chamber on the “Interest on Crimean Deposits” Issue (Ua)
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Published at the beginning of December the Resolution of the Grand Chamber of the Supreme Court…Read More
The Grand Chamber Clarified When Depositors Are Entitled to Demand the Penalty from Bank According to Consumer Protection Law
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Attorney-at-law Dmytro Duginov supported the execution of a court decision on the case of Crimean depositor…Read More
Frequently Asked Questions about Crimean Deposits
Original agreement and deposit receipt are the documents confirming the fact of deposit agreement conclusion. However, if you are having only the copies of these documents, they will also be sufficient.
Yes, the lawsuit is possible. The most important thing is to know the number of your bank account and the deposit amount. As of today, we have developed effective techniques and procedures of legal investigation that allow to reinstate the required information on your deposits for court.
Yes, this is a common practice that allows the depositor to return the full deposit including all kinds of penalties that may exceed the actual deposit amount by several times.
Certainly, there is a chance. We will file an action against the bank based on other matters and will restore your violated rights.
Yes. Currently this is not a problem. All required documents can be filed remotely.
Yes. However, you need to obtain a notarized confirmation of your status as the heir of the deceased client of the bank.
Yes. The approach to reviewing the cases on blocked current accounts is similar to the cases on the recovery of blocked deposits, however the relief sought will contain less penalty claims.
Yes. In this case the court proceedings will be held even quicker than in cases regarding deposits of individuals. This is due to the fact that such cases are reviewed by commercial courts which currently deal with matters more speedily.
This depends on when you applied to PrivatBank with the claim to void the agreement and receive the funds. If you submitted such a claim a long time ago the interest will be much less, but the term for penalties application will be extended. In general, you can expect to receive: the deposit itself, 3% annual interest, inflation return (if the deposit was in UAH), and a fine stipulated by article 10, section 5 of the Law of Ukraine on Consumer Protection which may amount to the funds put on hold by the bank (deposit and interests).