Competition

In the context of the expansion of economic activity in the context of the entry into force of the Association Agreement with the EU, complex consultations, audits and support of businesses on issues of antitrust and competition law, as well as intellectual property, are a significant necessity for businesses engaged in foreign economic activity.

ADER HABER provides a range of consulting services, analysis of current business activities, assets and intellectual property of the client and its counterparties, accompanies the receipt of concentration permits and other permits of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine, represents the interests of clients in antitrust disputes, including on issues of unfair competition, with the authorities of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine in administrative and judicial proceedings.

Services

Market dominance (for large business)
  • advising producers on the entry into force of the Association Agreement with the EU (labeling, advertising, etc.)
  • legal advice regarding the occupation of a monopoly (dominant) position
  • a comprehensive risk analysis of the qualifications of the actions of the subject in the form of abuse of monopoly (dominant) position
  • Audit of business contracts and internal documents.
  • representation of interests in the bodies of the anti-monopoly committee of Ukraine in the framework of investigations of violations in the form of a monopoly (dominant) position.
Cartels and Investigations
  • legal advice on the need to obtain permits for concerted actions
  • legal support for the process of obtaining permits from the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine for concerted actions
  • legal support in the process of obtaining preliminary findings and advisory clarifications of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine
  • advising on the presence of signs of anticompetitive concerted actions in the actions of market participants
  • audit of contracts, preliminary agreements and other documents for violations in the form of anticompetitive concerted actions
  • representation of interests in the bodies of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine in the framework of investigations of violations
Concentration
  • legal advice on the need to obtain a permit for concentration
  • collection and preparation of all necessary documents and information on obtaining permits for concentration
  • legal support for the process of obtaining permits for concentration (including already completed transaction) and preliminary conclusions
  • structuring the transaction taking into account the requirements of competition law
  • identification of violations of competition law in the formation of a group of related parties, minimizing the risks of negative consequences of such violations
Unfair competition
  • legal advice on unfair competition
  • protection of violated rights in the field of unfair competition
  • legal analysis and approval of designs, packaging, promotional materials and "promotional" offers
  • analysis of documents / actions of market participants for signs of unfair competition
  • representation of interests in the bodies of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine as part of the investigation of violations in the form of unfair competition
Public procurement
  • legal advice during commercial and public procurement, preparation of a package of necessary documents
  • legal advice on appeals against public procurement procedures
  • representation of interests in connection with the appeal of public procurement procedures

Specialists

Aleksandra Fedotova
Partner, Attorney, PhD in Law
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