Restrictions imposed on 'unfairly traded' imports – including antidumping and countervailing (anti-subsidy) duties and safeguards – have long been used not only to 'level the playing field' between domestic and imported goods, but also as a tool by which sophisticated companies manage their global competition.

Our services include:

• Assessment of competitor business practices and unfair behavior with regard to use of brand-like names, unfair advertising, inducement and misleading of consumers

• Issue of memoranda and legal opinions on unfair practices

• Negotiations with the authorities on application of measures and initiation of investigations

• Preparation of expert opinions and studies with regard to unfair practices

• Representing clients in antitrust, anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations;

• Monitoring of continuous compliance with antimonopoly laws

• Communications with antitrust authorities

• Obtaining of position letters or verbal explanations on various legal matters and policies

• Consultations and setting up meetings with key high-level state officials

• Conducting of joint industry discussions, round tables and seminars

• Strategy planning, public relations and communications support on sensitive matters

Key contacts

Oleh Malskyy

Partner, Head of Corporate & M&A, Head of International Trade

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