Asters successfully defended interests of Bayer Ukraine, a leading international healthcare and agriculture company, before the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (AMC).
On 26 July 2019, the AMC closed proceedings in the case on the alleged violation of the competition law by Bayer LLC, as the company complied with the AMC's recommendations concerning revision of certain provisions of distribution agreements.
Asters' team working on the project included competition & antitrust practice partners Igor Svechkar and Oleksandr Voznyuk, and senior associate Tetyana Subbotina.
Bayer Ukraine is a member of the Bayer AG global group (Bayer AG) with headquarters in Leverkusen, Germany.
Bayer has been present in Ukraine since 1992. More than 700 professionals are working to supply innovative products and related knowledge to Ukrainian consumers. Bayer Ukraine has been active in the fields of pharmaceuticals, consumer health, crop science, and animal health.
Asters is the largest law firm in Ukraine with offices in Kyiv, Washington D.C., Brussels and London. Chambers Europe 2019 recognizes 20 lawyers of Asters – the largest number of the renowned practitioners in a single Ukrainian law firm.