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Kyiv,  March 12th, 2020 -  Antonina Yaholnyk, Founding Partner of CLACIS, has been ranked Band 1 by Chambers Europe 2020 in the area of competition law in Ukraine for more than 10th consecutive year. CLACIS has been ranked Band 3 by Chambers Europe 2020 in the area of competition law in Ukraine for third year.

The guide considers CLACIS to be well-known as a popular competition law boutique assisting with all areas of competition law. The firm offers solid expertise in contentious mandates, boasting a strong track record in competition investigations and disputes. CLACIS advises international companies and inbound investors on distribution and contractual antitrust issues and maintains a notable strength in merger control and general compliance cases. CLACIS is active in sectors such as energy, financial services, telecoms, real estate and tobacco.

According to Chambers, Antonina Yaholnyk, Founding Partner, is a leading figure in the competition and antitrust market in Ukraine. She represents an enviable list of clients from an array of sectors including pharmaceutical, banking and finance, telecommunications, FMCG and tobacco. She advises on compliance, regulatory as well as taking on contentious cases. Sources praise her as an "excellent practitioner".

Antonina Yaholnyk, Founding Partner of CLACIS, was recognized as the leader in antitrust (competition law) practice in Ukraine by the “TOP-100. Clients’ Choice -2019” ranking. The ranking "TOP 100 of the best lawyers of Ukraine. Leaders of practices" exists in Ukraine since 2015. This is one of the projects of the Legal Newspaper, the purpose of which is to analyze the legal market at the present stage.

Antonina Yaholnyk, Managing Partner and Anastasia Zeleniuk, attorney, contributed an article for the “Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients 2019" edition about Antitrust Implications of Using Pricing Algorithms.

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Antonina Yaholnyk, Managing Partner and Anastasia Zeleniuk, attorney, for the publication in "Yuridicheskaya Gazeta" newspaper analyze a new draft Methodology for defining a market that should modernize the AMC approaches to market definition. The project was published on March 15, 2019.

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Kyiv,  April 15th,  2019,– Antonina Yaholnyk, Founding Partner of CLACIS, has been ranked as a Leading Individual by Legal 500 EMEA 2019 in the area of competition law in Ukraine. CLACIS has been ranked as a TOP-Tier firm - Tier 1 by Legal 500 EMEA 2019 in the area of competition law in Ukraine.

According to the guide, Specialist competition firm CLACIS fields ‘very strong practitioners' in 'a goal-focused team'. Founding partner Antonina Yaholnyk is 'a real professional with deep experience of anti-monopoly legislation'.

Since 1991, Legal 500 EMEA ranking has been providing readers with an annually updated, impartial, third-party opinion on the leading law firms and lawyers in countries across the region, and the coverage extends from Europe to the  Caucasus and Central Asia.