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We have a leading antitrust team with longstanding experience in advising on a diverse mix of antitrust aspects from merger control and concerted practices to cartel and market investigations, and competition compliance.

1.5
bln
USD
total worth of transactions
in antitrust/competition in 2015


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  • Responsible Partner
  • Key experience
  • Publications
  • Recognition
  • Our Team
Responsible Partner
Mykola Stetsenko
Managing Partner
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Mykola Stetsenko is the Managing Partner of AVELLUM with the primary focus on corporate/M&A, competition, real estate, and tax.
Key experience

Key experience

Merger control clearance for the acquisition of Cimbria
310 EUR mln
Legal advisor to AGCO
Merger control clearance for the acquisition of Lohika
Legal advisor to Altran
Merger control clearance for merger of equals
40 bln EUR
Legal Advisor to Lafarge and Holcim
Merger control clearance for the acquisition of PJSC “CB “Center”
Legal advisor to Mr. Hamed Alikhani
Merger control clearance for acquisition of engineering polymers assets by Solvay
220 USD mln
Legal Advisor to Chevron Philips Chemical Company
Merger control clearance for acquisition of IVC Group
1,2 bln USD
Legal Advisor to Mohawk Group
Merger control clearance for sale of cement plant in Russia
104 EUR mln
Legal Advisor to Lafarge Group
Merger control clearance and concerted actions approval
Legal Advisor to Buyer
Representation in connection with cartel investigation of major retailers
Legal Advisor to Karavan
Merger control clearance and concerted actions approval
Legal Advisor to Seller
Merger control clearance
Legal Advisor to KIG Group
Merger control clearance
Legal Advisor to Foster Wheeler
Competition law advice in connection with merger of Russ Outdoor and JCDecaux Group
Legal Advisor to VTB Capital
Merger control clearance in connection with acquisition of ClinStar LLC
Legal Advisor to PRA International
Merger control clearance for acquisition of Marazzi Group
1,17 bln EUR
Legal Advisor to Mohawk Group
Merger control clearance and concerted actions approval
Legal Advisor to Loture Group
Merger control clearance for the acquisition of more than 50% in PJSC “Kyivskyy motocykletnyy zavod”
Legal Advisor to Buyer
Merger control clearance
Legal Advisor to Biopharma
Merger control clearance
Legal Advisor to AVK
Merger control clearance for ZTR, a monopolist on the market of power transformers and reactors
Legal Advisor to Buyer
Merger control clearance for beer producer
Legal Advisor to Oasis Group
Merger control clearance in connection with group restructuring
Legal Advisor to Omega-Avtopostavka Group
Merger control clearance in connection with group restructuring
Legal Advisor to Yug Rusi Group
Merger control clearance in connection with group restructuring
Legal Advisor to Royal Hospitality Group
Representation in connection with AMC investigation of violations of antitrust laws of Ukraine
Legal Advisor to Royal Hospitality Group
AMC advice regarding sale of Ukrainian operations to Johnson & Johnson
Legal Advisor to J.B. Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Merger control clearance for beer producer
Legal Advisor to Buyer
Merger control clearance
Legal Advisor to UkrFinance Group
Merger control clearance
Legal Advisor to all parties
Merger control clearance in connection with group restructuring
Legal Advisor to New Products Group
Representation in connection with AMC investigation of violations of antitrust laws of Ukraine
Legal Advisor to New Products Group
Publications

Publications

  • Ukraine: Merger Control

    23 November 2016
    Yuriy Nechayev
    Yaroslav Medvediev
  • Ukrainian Competition Law: Recent Milestones in Development

    24 April 2016
    Yaroslav Medvediev
    Andrii Gumenchuk
  • The Law Regarding Improvement of the Efficiency of Merger Control System: Innovations (In Russian)

    11 April 2016
    Yaroslav Medvediev
  • Long-awaited fundamental reform of Ukrainian antitrust legislation (In Russian)

    3 March 2016
    Yaroslav Medvediev
  • Ukrainian antitrust legislation: Per aspera ad astra (In Ukrainian)

    21 January 2016
    Yaroslav Medvediev
  • Avellum' Lawyers Commented on Possible Changes in Regulation on Economic Concentrations (In Russian)

    15 November 2015
    Mykola Stetsenko
  • Antitrust Due Diligence: What Should Be Taken Into Consideration (In Russian)

    3 September 2015
    Andrii Gumenchuk
  • Business reputation and unfair competition (In Russian)

    2 September 2015
    Yaroslav Medvediev
  • The draft of the Guidelines on Calculation of Fines should ensure... (In Russian)

    13 August 2015
    Yaroslav Medvediev
  • The Law of Ukraine “On the Protection of Economic Competition”... (In Russian)

    13 August 2015
    Yaroslav Medvediev
  • AMCU Fines Will Become Public (In Ukrainian)

    21 April 2015
    Yaroslav Medvediev
  • Obtaining a merger control clearance in Ukraine: a quick-start guide for foreigners

    7 September 2014
    Yaroslav Medvediev
  • Keep Your Eyes on the Competitor (in Ukrainian)

    10 August 2014
    Yaroslav Medvediev
  • Recognition

    Recognition

    AVELLUM is a professional firm with excellent attention to detail and good lawyers. They always perform well and are very driven in providing top service. 
    IFLR1000 2016
    Uniformly excellent … they are the best firm in Ukraine these days. Very strong across all practice areas, extremely professional ethos and service culture. 
    IFLR1000 2015
    Knowledgeable team with an in-depth expertise of Ukrainian and English law. 
    Chambers Europe 2014
    Uniformly excellent … they are the best firm in Ukraine these days. Very strong across all practice areas, extremely professional ethos and service culture. 
    IFLR1000 2015
    Our Team

    Our Team

    Yuriy Nechayev
    Counsel
    Yaroslav Medvediev
    Senior Associate
    Andrii Gumenchuk
    Associate