Region: Ukraine

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


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

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


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

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