Civil asset forfeiture

The training “Civil asset forfeiture” took place at the Prosecutor’s Training Center of Ukraine this week.

On December 13, 14 and 17, 2021, various groups of The Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office prosecutors increased their level of professional competence in filing a lawsuit to recognize unjustifiable assets and to recover such assets to the state revenue, furthermore, trainees studied the role of the above-mentioned lawsuit in the litigation.

During the training, the following issues were discussed: concept of civil forfeiture, legislative regulation of civil forfeiture in the legislation of Ukraine, powers of prosecutor; grounds and procedure for the application of civil forfeiture in the United States of America; court consideration of the prosecutor’s claim for unfounded assets and their recovery to the state revenue.


John Engstrom – Legal Adviser from the US Embassy’s Department of Justice in Ukraine;

Kateryna Shyroka – Judge of the High Anti-Corruption Court of Ukraine;

Vitalii Kasko – Attorney.


Vasyl Kozii – Expert of the Analytical Department of Training of Prosecutors of the Prosecutor’s Training Center of Ukraine.

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