Firm Lawyers Counsel Leading Food Retailer on Alleged Cartel between Kyiv Supermarket Chains

  • Antitrust & Competition

Marchenko Danevych lawyers successfully defended one of the leading multi-format food retailers in a competition case, advising the Client during an investigation conducted by the Ukrainian antitrust authority. The case concerned alleged anticompetitive pricing restraints in the form of information exchange between various retailers as well as retailers’ application of similar practices towards suppliers.

Following a long-running investigation, the authority imposed only nominal penalties on the Ukrainian subsidiary of the Client.