Region: Ukraine

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

Ukrainian official sacked for requesting a bribe

Ukraine’s Antimonopoly Committee has dismissed the head of one of its regional offices after he demanded a bribe from a company to reduce a bid-rigging fine.

13 May 2020

Ukrainian enforcer probes government over airport fees

Ukraine’s competition authority is investigating whether a government ministry violated competition law by charging lower fees for landing at the country’s largest airport than at other airports.

05 November 2019

Ukrainian enforcer orders rare structural remedy in abuse probe

For the first time in more than two decades, Ukraine’s competition authority has ordered a manufacturing group to divest businesses, after finding the company abused its dominance in the fertiliser market.

09 September 2019

Ukraine appoints new competition officials

Ukraine’s president has appointed two women to senior positions at the competition authority.

04 September 2019

Firms promote more partners in Europe and US

Competition practices in Europe and US have further strengthened their teams with another round of partner promotions.

24 January 2019

Ukraine authority fines tyre cartel

Ukraine’s competition authority has fined three tyre makers 6.4 million Ukrainian hryvnia (€199,420) for rigging bids to supply the country’s postal service.

20 April 2018

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