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Sayenko Kharenko

Competition/Antitrust

3 ranked lawyersBand 1UkraineEurope 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Excellent team advising on large-scale contentious and non-contentious matters. Regularly instructed as local counsel on merger control mandates for internationally significant transactions. Often handles investigations relating to unfair competition and abuse of dominance. Acts for prominent international companies from the pharmaceutical, IT, energy and logistics sectors.

Strengths

Sources praise the team's communication, with one client noting: "They were responsive and clear in their explanations," and adding: "They did the work efficiently."

Work highlights

Assisted Bunge, Cargill, Glencore Agriculture, LDC and ADM with obtaining Ukrainian clearance for the formation of a joint venture aiming to modernise global agriculture commodity trade operations.

Notable practitioners

Maksym Nazarenko moves up the rankings on the back of strong market feedback. Sources describe him as "highly practical and commercial" as well as "very good at adopting a pragmatic approach."He has significant experience in advising clients on alleged abuse of dominance cases as well as merger control matters.

Valentyna Hvozd climbs the rankings as a result of positive feedback and increasing visibility. She regularly assists domestic and international clients with merger control clearances. "She gives practical advice on how to comply with the law and with the requests from the authority," a client says, adding that she provides "creative commercial solutions."  Clients also describe her as "very approachable and user-friendly."

Vladimir Sayenko is well regarded in the market for his extensive expertise in competition law. He is experienced in advising domestic and international clients on obtaining merger clearance for cross-border transactions.

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Overview

We provide full range of services covering competition law issues and handle the most complicated cases involving international and local companies. 

Bearing in mind our involvement in the latest biggest and most notable Ukrainian competition matters, our goal is to achieve a beneficial outcome for each client in each project.

We cover every aspect of Ukrainian competition law including:

  • Merger control
  • Concerted practices control
  • Anti-competitive concerted/restrictive practices (cartel investigations, horizontal and vertical commercial agreements, etc.), including strategic advice on leniency applications
  • Cases relating to abuse of dominance
  • Unfair competition, including distribution of misleading information
  • Anti-competition practices by state authorities
  • State aid and public procurement
  • Sector-specific regulation

Moreover, we offer unique and innovative services:

  • Full-scale GR services in the competition law sphere
  • Elaborating and localizing antitrust compliance programs
  • Conducting competition law training for employees regardless of seniority
  • Assessment of advertising materials for compliance with competition laws
  • Conducting internal antitrust investigations
  • Representation in competition law cases in court at all levels
  • Private enforcement of competition laws and actions for damages

Members

Hvozd, Valentyna

Kuyda, Julia

Nagorny, Oleksandr

Nazarenko, Maksym

Sayenko, Vladimir

Taranyk, Dmitry

Clients

Amadeus

Apple

Cadbury

Coca-Cola

Comcast

Dell

Dyckerhoff

Evraz

Generali

Goldman Sachs

Hewlett Packard

ICQ

Japan Tobacco

LG

Mail.ru

Philip Morris

Philips

Porsche

Samsung

Severstal

Société Générale

Sony

Visa

Walt Disney

Western Union

Industries

Banks

Chemicals

Construction & Materials

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Energy

Financial Services

Food & Drink Producers

Health Care

Industrial Engineering

Insurance

Media

Mining & Metals

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Real Estate

Retail

Software & Computer Services

Technology, Hardware & Electronics

Telecommunications

Travel & Leisure

Utilities

Competition/Antitrust Department

Sayenko Kharenko

firm
Department location

10 Muzeyny Provulok

Kyiv

Kyiv City Municipality

Ukraine

01001

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Ukraine

Competition/Antitrust


Maksym Nazarenko
Band 3
Valentyna Hvozd
Band 4
Vladimir Sayenko
Band 1