Region: Ukraine

Google fined in Ukraine for failing to submit information

Ukraine’s competition enforcer has penalised Google for waiting over a year to submit information it requested in connection with an antitrust complaint against the tech company.

07 April 2021

Ukraine's top court annuls cigarette collusion fine

Ukraine's Supreme Court has overturned the competition enforcer's decision to fine the country's largest tobacco distributor €101.5 million, ruling that the agency failed to prove that the company colluded with four cigarette makers to prevent rivals from entering the market.

19 February 2021

Ukraine explores price regulation for abuse of dominance breaches

Ukraine’s trade ministry is seeking the power to regulate the prices of essential goods and services of companies that abuse their dominance.

01 February 2021

Ukrainian enforcer rejoins Aequo as competition head

The former first deputy chair at the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine has returned to Aequo as head of its competition group after four years at the authority.

16 December 2020

Ukraine

Featured in GCR 100 2021

A handful of talented competition teams work in the Ukraine, which makes its debut in our survey.

11 December 2020

Slovenian enforcer fights bill to create “super authority”

Slovenia’s competition watchdog has said a proposed law that seeks to combine it and five key regulatory agencies into one “super authority” would encroach on its independence and autonomy.

08 October 2020

Community round-up: Firms hire and promote in Europe, US and India

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom has expanded its London competition team, Cornerstone Research has promoted competition economists in the UK and the US, while firms in India and Ukraine have recruited.

28 August 2020

Ukraine fines construction companies for bid rigging

Ukraine’s Antimonopoly Committee has fined two companies €3.5 million for rigging bids on four separate tenders to provide construction services at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant.

29 July 2020

Ukraine appoints new competition chair

Ukraine’s parliament has appointed Olga Pishchanska to lead its antitrust watchdog, less than three weeks after its former head resigned.

21 July 2020

Ukraine votes to oust competition head

Ukraine’s parliament has voted to remove the leader of its competition authority, despite the chair reportedly trying to withdraw his earlier letter of resignation.

07 July 2020

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