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UDC 341.2(477:061.1ЄС)   DOI: https://doi.org/10.31617/zt.knute.2020(108)02
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ORCID: 0000-0001-8355-7899
  Candidate of Juridical Sciences, Professor,
Head of the Department of General Law Disciplines
of Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics
19, Kyoto str., Kyiv, 02156, Ukraine
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ORCID: 0000‐0002‐1376‐8735
  Candidate of Historical Sciences, Associate Professor
at the Department of General Law Disciplines
of Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics
19, Kyoto str., Kyiv, 02156, Ukraine
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ORCID: 0000-0002-5565-922X
  Candidate of Juridical Sciences, Doctoral Candidate
at the Department of Comparative and European Law
at the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv,
Yuriy Illenko str., 36/1, Kyiv, 04119, Ukraine


Background. One of the cornerstones of legal science today is the recent transparency problem. Therefore, the study of the relevant category was carried out by analyzing approaches to understanding the concepts, identifying a number of features and clarifying its meaning for the aim of implementation in the national legislation of Ukraine.
Analysis of recent research and publications has identified the importance of further study of the transparency issue in international cooperation.
The aim of the article is to substantiate the features of transparency ensuring in modern relations between Ukraine and the EU, in particular on issues of cross-border cooperation.
Materials and methods. The methodological basis of the article is the system of general scientific methods of cognition (dialectical method, scientific induction and deduction, method of comparison and synthesis); determining the direct and inverse relationships between economic phenomena and processes, as well as the method of abstraction.
Results. The strategic orientation of the state-legal development of Ukraine, which is integration into the European political, economic and humanitarian space, is considered. The category of "transparency" from the economic, managerial and political-legal perspectives of the research is studied. It has been proved that, from a political and legal point of view, cooperation with the EU can be considered as one, which promotes to deepening democracy and respect for human rights, improving the national legal framework. It is determined that within the framework of cross-border cooperation, the role of a legal institute and a legal regime, created on its basis, composed of a set of legal relations regarding the accessibility of various information subjects may be given to transparency.
Conclusion. Transparency should be a basic principle of international cooperation, in particular cross-border cooperation. Multiple trends have an impact on the state of cross-border cooperation. On the one hand, the country seeks to open its external borders of trade, and on the other – wants to restore the internal economic space in its entirety, by strengthening the external borders. The legislative consolidation of the definition of transparency is not possible because it is a voluntary affair. The transparency limit lies where the trade secret begins.
Keywords: transparency, Association Agreement, free trade area, European Union, European Union law, transparency.


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