Safeguard investigation into imports of caustic soda to Ukraine is closed

Asters' International Trade team is pleased to congratulate all exporters of caustic soda with completion of the safeguard investigation without any remedies being imposed.

The investigation was launched in February 2020 upon the complaint lodged by Karpatnaftochim Ltd. Asters represented a number of leading foreign chemical producers and exporters.

The team working on the project consisted of associates Tetiana Bebik, Yelyzaveta Herasymchuk and Zvenyslava Opeida, counsels Olesia Kryvetska and Anton Sintsov led by partners Gleb Bialyi and Alexey Pustovit.

Asters has one of the most dynamic and established practices in international trade in the country. The International Trade team represented defense in 14 out of 15 trade investigations initiated by Ukraine in 2019 -2020. The practice is highlighted by 2020 edition of The Legal 500 International Trade review as "the only firm in Ukraine that focuses on the defence of trade investigations".


Asters is the largest law firm in Ukraine with offices in Kyiv, Washington D.C., Brussels and London. Chambers Europe 2020 recognizes 21 lawyers of Asters – the largest number of the renowned practitioners in a single Ukrainian law firm.

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