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Mr Serhiy Shershun
Antitrust and Competition
Partner, Head of Antitrust and Competition
Prior to becoming Partner at INTEGRITES in 2020, Serhiy took the position of Counsel and Head of Antitrust and Competition practice.
Having 23 years of professional legal experience, Serhiy specializes in public procurement, pharmaceuticals and retail. He represents interests of clients in antitrust investigations and matters related to protection from unfair competition. He also consults clients on state aid matters.
As State Commissioner at the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (the AMCU), Serhiy Shershun was responsible for ensuring compliance with the competition law, primarily in the fields of telecommunications, financial services, and transport. He took part in a number of investigations related to the violation of competition law by large public and private companies, particularly on the electricity market, as well as investigated cases of anticompetitive concerted actions in public procurement. Serhiy has significant experience in cases related to resistance unlawful use of business reputation and achievement of unlawful competitive benefits over other market players.
Together with European experts, Serhiy took part in state policy making related to public procurement, protection of economic competition and the environment. He is an active contributor to Ukrainian business and professional media.
Serhiy Shershun served as a principal adviser to government bodies and as a general legal counsel in the investment and industrial group. He also has 7 years of experience as State Commissioner of the AMCU and Head of the Board on Public Procurement of the AMCU.
Serhiy represented Ukraine in the Committee on Competition of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the International Competition Network (ICN).
Serhiy consults such international industry leaders as Turkish Airlines, KFC, Watsons, Wärtsilä France S.A.S, Farmak, Ukrgazbank, NBT AS, Novo Nordisk, CRH Ukraine Ltd., VALAGRO, WÖRWAG Pharma and others.
English, Ukrainian, Russian
American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine (ACC), European Business Association (EBA), Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA)
Serhiy Shershun earned Bachelor of Laws (with honors) at the National University of Ostroh Academy, Master of Laws (with honors) at the National Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv. He has defended a thesis on legal regulation of environmental protection and obtained a Ph.D. in Law at the Institute of State and Law of V. M. Koretsky, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.
Serhiy is an alumnus of the School of Senior Civil Service of the National Agency of Ukraine for Civil Service and a graduate of the program on legal systems in Central and Eastern Europe at the Vilnius University.
Integrites advises leading domestic and international companies on concerted practices and abuse of dominance investigations, merger control, competition investigations and antitrust litigation. The firm acted for metals OSTCHEM in a dispute challenging an AMCU decision on abuse of dominance. The practice is led by newly-promoted partner Serhiy Shershun, whose experience includes a seven-year stint as the State Commissioner of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine. Senior litigation partner Vyacheslav Korchev also plays a key role.