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Oleksandr's area of expertise encompasses a wide variety of competition law issues, including concerted practice, the abuse of dominance, restrictive and discriminatory practices, unfair competition, the procedural aspects of AMC's activity, as well as state aid and public procurement issues. 

Recognition:
  • one of the leading lawyers in competition and antitrust law in Ukraine, Ukrainian Law Firms 2017. A Handbook for Foreign Clients
  • one of the leading experts in competition and antitrust law in Ukraine, Guide to the World's Leading Competition and Antitrust Lawyers/ Economists 2014, Expert Guides
  • one of the leading lawyers in competition and antitrust law in Ukraine, Ukrainian Law Firms 2017. A Handbook for Foreign Clients
  • one of the leading experts in competition and antitrust law in Ukraine, Guide to the World's Leading Competition and Antitrust Lawyers/ Economists 2014, Expert Guides
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Education:

Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University, Diploma in Law, 2001.

Languages:
English, Russian, Ukrainian
Membership and Activities:
  • Co-Chair of the Competition Commission of the Ukrainian Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC Ukraine);
  • Member of the Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA);
Representative transactions:
  • advised BSH, Bunge, HIPP, Kronospan, Lantmannen Axa, L'Oreal, Nestle, Nissan, Reckitt Benckiser, Siemens, Teva, Ukrtelecom, Watsons, Whirlpool, Wizz Air and others on various issues of Ukrainian competition law, including the assessment of exclusive and selective distribution, franchise agreements, advice on e-commerce issues, conditional rebates and marketing services, analysis of category management arrangements and market information exchanges, market analysis, advice on pricing and other sensitive issues, as well as on unfair competition matters;
  • represented international and Ukrainian companies: ACNielsen, Bayer, Nissan Motor, Philip Morris, Oschadbank, BaDM, TogliattiAzot and others before the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine and at court; 
  • has more than 16 years of experience working at the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine, including as an AMC Commissioner (7 years) and as Head of Legal Department before that. In this capacity Oleksandr investigated the most high-profile cartel and abuse cases in Ukraine;
  • advised BSH, Bunge, HIPP, Kronospan, Lantmannen Axa, L'Oreal, Nestle, Nissan, Reckitt Benckiser, Siemens, Teva, Ukrtelecom, Watsons, Whirlpool, Wizz Air and others on various issues of Ukrainian competition law, including the assessment of exclusive and selective distribution, franchise agreements, advice on e-commerce issues, conditional rebates and marketing services, analysis of category management arrangements and market information exchanges, market analysis, advice on pricing and other sensitive issues, as well as on unfair competition matters;
  • represented international and Ukrainian companies: ACNielsen, Bayer, Nissan Motor, Philip Morris, Oschadbank, BaDM, TogliattiAzot and others before the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine and at court; 
  • has more than 16 years of experience working at the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine, including as an AMC Commissioner (7 years) and as Head of Legal Department before that. In this capacity Oleksandr investigated the most high-profile cartel and abuse cases in Ukraine;
  • served as a member and, later on, as the Chair of the public procurement appellate body;
  • Oleksandr is a co-author of the Commentary to the Law on the Protection of Economic Competition and of the Guidance on control of concentration of legal entities based on the comparative analysis with EU competition rules as well as of a series of publications on competition law issues, e.g., the methodology of harmonization of Ukrainian competition law with EU competition rules, the methodology for cartel investigation, a practical guide on misleading information issues, retail market research, competition law enforcement research and others;
  • worked as Ukraine's Member to the State Procurements and Cartels working groups of the CIS Interstate Council for Competition Policy.
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