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Viktoriya advises life sciences and healthcare companies on all aspects of Ukrainian operations with particular focus on regulatory matters: compliance with licensing requirements, GMP certification, product authorization, distribution and pricing, as well as promotion and marketing of medicinal products and medical devices and interactions with healthcare professionals. 

She counsels on sector specific business structuring, assists life sciences companies with negotiation of their contractual arrangements, development or refinement of their corporate policies and participation in public procurements, supports their marketing campaigns and product launches. 

She supports life sciences companies in regulatory reviews and inspections, as well as during their internal compliance investigations, assists in communications with Ukrainian approval and supervision authorities.

Recognition:
  • recognized expert in Government Contracts, Who's Who Legal:  Government Contracts 2018
  • a leading expert in Regulatory Practice, Best Lawyers 2019
  • notable practitioner in Pharmaceuticals / Medicine & Healthcare, Ukrainian Law Firms 2016. A Handbook for Foreign Clients
  • recognized expert in Government Contracts, Who's Who Legal:  Government Contracts 2018
  • a leading expert in Regulatory Practice, Best Lawyers 2019
  • notable practitioner in Pharmaceuticals / Medicine & Healthcare, Ukrainian Law Firms 2016. A Handbook for Foreign Clients
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Education:
  • Institute of International Relations of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, International Law
Languages:
English, Russian, Ukrainian
Membership and activities:
  • International Bar Association
  • Ukrainian Bar Association
Representative experience:
  • Merck on its operations in Ukraine and CIS countries;
  • one of the top 10 global pharmaceutical companies on matters related to identification of channels for illicit trading with its products in Ukraine;
  • one of the 15 largest pharmaceutical companies worldwide on various aspects of its activities in Ukraine, including legal support to its main commercial operations (relationships with distributors and pharmacy chains, promotional activities, participation in public procurement procedures etc.), creation of internal policies and assistance with regulatory challenges;
  • a multinational chemical, pharmaceutical and life sciences company on a compliance audit with respect to its exclusive distributor representing the client before state authorities and healthcare professionals; antitrust risk assessment, as well as commercial and tax analysis;
  • a global pharmaceutical company on risks of cooperation with indirect suppliers; assisting with an internal compliance investigation with respect to Client’s Ukrainian subsidiary;
  • a multinational pharmaceutical company on regulatory issues with respect to potential arbitration;
  • a global pharmaceutical company on assisting DOJ and SEC on conducting FCPA compliance investigation;
  • a major producer of medical equipment on licensing and regulatory matters related to sales of equipment in Ukraine;
  • International Charity Fund “Tabletochki” that helps children with blood cancer in Ukraine in various matters related to their operations, including pro bono legal advice on charity activities, protection of patient rights, delivery of medical care, support to Fund’s initiatives for improvement of Ukrainian regulatory framework in healthcare, including to ensure unimpeded access to patients in intensive care facilities, treatment of patients abroad etc.
  • Merck on its operations in Ukraine and CIS countries;
  • one of the top 10 global pharmaceutical companies on matters related to identification of channels for illicit trading with its products in Ukraine;
  • one of the 15 largest pharmaceutical companies worldwide on various aspects of its activities in Ukraine, including legal support to its main commercial operations (relationships with distributors and pharmacy chains, promotional activities, participation in public procurement procedures etc.), creation of internal policies and assistance with regulatory challenges;
  • a multinational chemical, pharmaceutical and life sciences company on a compliance audit with respect to its exclusive distributor representing the client before state authorities and healthcare professionals; antitrust risk assessment, as well as commercial and tax analysis;
  • a global pharmaceutical company on risks of cooperation with indirect suppliers; assisting with an internal compliance investigation with respect to Client’s Ukrainian subsidiary;
  • a multinational pharmaceutical company on regulatory issues with respect to potential arbitration;
  • a global pharmaceutical company on assisting DOJ and SEC on conducting FCPA compliance investigation;
  • a major producer of medical equipment on licensing and regulatory matters related to sales of equipment in Ukraine;
  • International Charity Fund “Tabletochki” that helps children with blood cancer in Ukraine in various matters related to their operations, including pro bono legal advice on charity activities, protection of patient rights, delivery of medical care, support to Fund’s initiatives for improvement of Ukrainian regulatory framework in healthcare, including to ensure unimpeded access to patients in intensive care facilities, treatment of patients abroad etc.
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