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LEONARDO BUSINESS CENTRE, 19-21 BOHDANA KHMELNYTSKOHO STREET, 01030 KIEV, UKRAINE
Tel:
Work +380 44 230 6000
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Fax +380 44 230 6001
Email:
Web:
www.asterslaw.com
Asters, Igor Svechkar, Kiev, UKRAINE

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Igor Svechkar

Tel:
Work +380 44 230 6000
Email:
Web:
www.asterslaw.com/our_team/svechkar/
Asters

Work Department

Competition and Antitrust

Position

Partner.
Mr. Svechkar is the partner heading the firm's Competition & Antitrust practice. Igor advises clients on a wide variety of competition law issues, including merger control, cartels, dominance, and state aid. He represents clients before the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine and at courts, develops antitrust compliance programs and policies, opines on the competition compliance of clients' activities, transactions and arrangements. Mr. Svechkar is a frequent speaker at seminars and conferences, a contributor to Ukrainian and international publications on competition law, as well as an originator and supporter of legislative and regulatory initiatives.

Career

Mr. Svechkar started his legal career as an associate with Asters in 1998 and was promoted to a partner in 2008.

Languages

English; Ukrainian; Russian.

Member

  • Member of the Public Council with the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine;
  • Chairman of the Competition Committee of the Ukrainian Bar Association;
  • Member of the ICC Commission on Competition (Paris);
  • Member of the International Bar Association (IBA);
  • Member of the American Bar Association (ABA);
  • Member of the Kyiv Region Bar;
  • Ukrainian Country Reporter for International Committee of the ABA Antitrust Section;
  • Member of the Supporting Competition in the CIS Partnership – the advisory board to the CIS Interstate Competition Council.

Education

Institute of International Relations of Kiev Taras Shevchenko National University (M.D., 1999);
Utrecht University Law School, the Netherlands (International Law, 1997).


Ukraine

Competition

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Igor Svechkar - Asters

Within: Competition

Practice head Igor Svechkar at Asters is 'a leading antitrust lawyer', and 'competitors are no match for the experience of the practice', according to one client. Alexey Pustovit, Oleksandr Voznyuk and Oleg Boichuk, who was a new arrival from Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, are key practitioners. The firm obtained clearance for Bayer's acquisition of Monsanto.

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