Region: Ukraine

Ukraine: casting a wide net for merger control

Featured in Europe, Middle East and Africa Antitrust Review 2023

24 June 2022

Ukraine enforcer resumes merger control powers

Ukraine’s Antimonopoly Committee has resumed its merger control procedures after being forced to suspend its investigatory functions when Russia’s invasion of the country led to the implementation of martial law.

20 June 2022

Ukraine will win war and build back through competition, authority head says

Russia is bombing Ukraine’s infrastructure to reduce competition, but the latter will defeat the invasion and define “new economic realities” through competition policy, the head of the country’s Antimonopoly Committee has said.

06 May 2022

Ukrainian enforcer issues temporary merger control guidance

Ukraine’s antitrust watchdog has issued new guidance on its merger control procedures, following the implementation of martial law due to Russia’s invasion of the country in February.

05 April 2022

Ukrainian enforcer suspends activities

Ukraine’s antitrust watchdog has put all its cases on hold and relocated from Kyiv to Lviv in the west of the country, now that martial law has been imposed as a result of the war with Russia.

09 March 2022

ICN suspends Russian competition agency

The International Competition Network has suspended Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service from participating in all its upcoming events, after antitrust authorities in Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia and the Netherlands urged it to take action following the country’s invasion of Ukraine.

03 March 2022

Dutch enforcer joins petition to suspend Russian competition agency from ICN

The Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets has joined antitrust agencies in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia in urging the International Competition Network to suspend Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service from participating in all of its upcoming events.

02 March 2022

Baltic enforcers urge ICN to suspend Russian competition agency

The heads of the Latvian, Lithuanian and Estonian competition agencies have called on the International Competition Network to suspend Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service over the country’s “unacceptable” and “outrageous” invasion of Ukraine.

25 February 2022

Ukraine

Featured in GCR 100 2022

Ukraine’s Antimonopoly Committee continues to work on a steady stream of high-profile conduct cases and merger reviews, feeding a compact and talented local antitrust bar

10 December 2021

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

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