Competition Law

«If the other fellow sells cheaper than you, it is called dumping;
if you sell cheaper than him, that’s mass production»

W. Rogers

Law Whales provides a full range of services in the area of antitrust law and competition protection. Our lawyers practicing in this area are recognized specialists in Ukraine whose professionalism and experience have been repeatedly noted by Clients and professional legal editions. Association is ready to offer our Clients, among others, the following services:

  • Consulting on competition law matters, antitrust compliance services and implementation of the appropriate policies and procedures in the Client’s company;
  • Antitrust structuring of agreements and holdings, providing opinions on competition law issues;
  • Assistance in preparation of responses to inquiries of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine;
  • Analysis of accuracy of markets research by the Antimonopoly Committee authorities (in particular, the structure and boundaries of appropriate goods markets, determination of undertakings’ shares at the markets, etc.);
  • Obtainment of permits and/or prior conclusions on concentration and concerted actions;
  • Evaluation and minimization of risks connected with concentration (concerted actions) without permit of the Antimonopoly Committee;
  • Representation of Client’s interests in cases on violation of the Law on Protection of Economic Competition (cases on anticompetitive concerted actions, collusions, cartels, similar actions, monopoly abuse, collective monopolism, etc.);
  • Representation of Client’s interests in cases on violation of legislation on protection against unfair competition (cases on illegal use of business names, comparative advertizing, misleading advertising, obtaining of undue preferences in competition, etc.);
  • Administrative and judicial appeal of decisions of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine;
  • Representation of Client’s interests in trading (antidumping, anti-subsidy and special) investigations (including advising on application of antidumping, anti-subsidy and special measures, drafting and filling of necessary documents, preparation to participation in hearings, providing of additional comments and documents, revision of antidumping, anti-subsidy and special measures, appealing of decisions of the Interdepartmental Commission on International Trade).