News date: 1 April 2015
Oleksandr Fefelov, attorney at law, Head of Antitrust and Competition Practice at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm, became the member of the Public Organization Competition Development Fund.
The Competition Development Fund was founded in January 2015 for forming the leading public platform for representation of professional interests as regards functioning of the economic competition protection system in Ukraine.
The main directions of the Fund’s activity include creation of favorable environment for doing business in commodity markets, introduction of ethical standards for market players, improvement of statutory regulation of competitive relations in Ukraine taking into account the best global practices, monitoring of compliance with the legislation by all subjects of the state economic policy.
The first projects of the Fund will be reforming of the Ukrainian gas market and defining the role of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (AMCU) and competitive legislation in the key economic reforms.
The Fund engages the leading Ukrainian and international experts in the field of protection and development of competition, one of which is Oleksandr Fefelov: the attorney has been working in the field for about 20 years. Oleksandr successfully represents clients in antimonopoly disputes, takes part in consideration of unfair competition disputes, disputes on abuse of monopolistic position in the market, violation of antitrust legislation, co-ordinates obtaining of the AMCU’s permits for concentrations and concerted actions. He works with the key clients of Ilyashev & Partners, such as BTA Bank (Ukraine and Kazakhstan), A1 Investment Company, Group DF, PZU Ukraine, METRO Cash&Carry, Koch Industries, and with the clients of international law firms.