Oleksandr's area of expertise encompasses a wide variety of competition law issues, including concerted practice, abuse of dominance, restrictive and discriminatory practices, unfair competition, procedural aspects of AMC's activity, as well as public procurement issues.
Recognized as one of the leading experts in competition and antitrust law in Ukraine by the Guide to the World's Leading Competition and Antitrust Lawyers/ Economists 2014, Expert Guides.
- 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);
- Member of the Public Council with the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine.
- advised ACNielsen, BSH, Bunge, HIPP, Kronospan, Lantmannen Axa, L'Oreal, Nissan, Oschadbank, Philip Morris, Reckitt Benckiser, Siemens, Ukrtelecom, Watsons, Whirlpool, Wizz Air etc. on various issues of Ukrainian competition law.
- has more than 16 years of experience at the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine, including serving as Head of Legal Department as well as AMC Commissioner for 7 years. In this capacity Oleksandr investigated the most high-profile cartel and abuse cases in Ukraine.
- played an important role in the development of Ukraine's modern competition law and shaping enforcement practices. In particular, Oleksandr is a co-author of "The comments 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 the EU competition rules", as well as of a series of publications on competition law issues: e.g. methodology of harmonization of the Ukrainian competition law with the EU competition rules, methods of cartel investigations, retail market researches, enforcement practices etc.
- worked as Ukraine's Member of the State Procurements and Cartels working groups of the CIS Interstate Council for Competition Policy.