IBA/UBA CONFERENCE. 1st CIS Competition Law Conference

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08.12.2011 – 09.12.2011
00:00 – 00:00

IBA/UBA CONFERENCE. 1st CIS Competition Law Conference

8-9 December 2011

President Hotel
(12, Hospitalna street, Kiev, Ukraine)

Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA) jointly with International Bar Association (IBA) have the pleasure to invite you to participate in the 1st CIS Competition Law Conference. Recent developments in competition law policy and enforcement in Ukraine and other CIS Countries, to be held on 8-9 December 2011 in Kiev, Ukraine.

Supported by Non-commercial partnership “Competition Support in CIS countries”.






Day 1  

13:00 - 14:00 Registration

14:00 - 14:15

Opening of the Conference

Welcoming Remarks:

Rafael Kuzmin, First Deputy AMCU Chairman — State Commissioner

Michael Reynolds, IBA Vice-President

Valentyn Zagariya, UBA President

Vassily Rudomino, Chairman of Non-Commercial Partnership “Supporting Competition in the CIS”


14:15 - 14:45

Introductory Speech

Yuriy Kravchenko, First Deputy AMCU Chairman - State Commissioner, Ukraine

“Modern Ukraine's Competition Policy”

14:45 - 16:15 

Session 1 -- Latest Developments in Antitrust Enforcement

Roundtable with senior officials of AMCU (Ukraine), FAS (Russia), CIS competition authorities, and the European Commission


Michael Reynolds, IBA Vice-President, Belgium


Svitlana Moroz, AMCU State Commissioner, Ukraine

Pavel Subbotin, Deputy Head of the FAS Russia, Russia

Heinrich Hölzler, EU Project (GIZ), Germany

Oksana Gvozdilina, Judge of the Supreme Commercial Court of the Russian Federation, Russia

16:15 - 16:45


16:45 - 18:15

Session 2 -- Abuse of Dominance: How to Distinguish Anti-Competitive Behaviour from Vigorous Competition

Fighting abuse of dominance - a way to effective functioning of markets;

abusive conduct dealing with distributors; investigations - EU and UK cases


Marc Reysen, O’Melveny & Myers LLP, Belgium

Igor Svechkar, Asters, Ukraine


Mykola Barash, Director of AMCU Investigation Department, Ukraine

Oksana Kondratieva, Legal Alliance Law Firm, Ukraine

Tatiana Ignatovskaya, Stepanovski, Papakul & Partners, Belarus

Andrea Hamilton, McDermott Will & Emery LLP, Belgium


Reception (Restaurant “Shynok”, 28v Lesia Ukrainka Boulevard)

Day 2

09:30 - 11:00

Session 3 -- Merger Control: Jurisdiction, Procedure, and Substance

Legal Framework for Merger Control in Ukraine; merger control in Asian Region and CIS countries; non-compete agreements in M&A transactions


Vladimir Sayenko, Sayenko Kharenko, Ukraine


Tetiana Poltavets, Deputy Chief AMCU Concentration and Concerted Practices Office, Ukraine

Mannan Kazi, Law & Lawyers, Bangladesh

Mariya Nizhnik, Vasil Kisil & Partners, Ukraine

Natalia Pleshkova, HP CIS, Ukraine

Anna Numerova, Alrud, Russia

Suzanne Rab, King & Spalding, UK

11:00 - 11:30


11:30 - 13:00

Session 4 -- Cartel Enforcement

Fighting international cartels; leniency – development in Ukraine; private competition enforcement


Aleksei Kot, Antika Law Firm, Ukraine

Dimitri Slobodenjuk, Clifford Chance, Germany


Sergiy Shershun, AMCU State Commissioner, Ukraine

Timur Bondarev, Arzinger, Ukraine

Oleh Malskyy, Astapov Lawyers, Ukraine

Antonina Yaholnik, Baker & McKenzie, Ukraine

Roman Syvyi, Galnaftogaz, Ukraine

Grigory Chernyshov, White & Case, Russia

13:00 - 14:00



14:00 - 14:30

Special Guest

Prof. Alan Riley, Professor of Law, City Law School, City University, London, UK

14:30 - 16:00

Antitrust Compliance Workshop: How to Get it Right and What Happens if You Don't


Elena Konovalova, Procter & Gamble Eastern Europe, Ukraine

16:00 - 16:20 Closing remarks


We will be happy to welcome you among the participants of the international conference. In addition, the Ukrainian Bar Association invites you to support the international conference as a partner. Your participation and support will contribute to holding the event at the highest level and will strengthen your company's image as a successful and vibrant business that does not stand apart from initiatives and projects of the Ukrainian Bar Association.

For further information about the UBA international conference and partnership opportunities, please contact Iya Savchenko by phone +380 (44) 492-8848 or e-mail: conference@uba.ua


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IBA/UBA CONFERENCE. 1st CIS Competition Law Conference

08.12.2011 – 09.12.2011
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