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Antonina Yaholnyk, Managing Partner, and Anastasiia Zeleniuk, Associate, analysed the key “deoffshoring” steps introduced in Ukraine in May 2020 and why BEPS driven corporate restructuring can require a merger approval and what are the consequences of failure to obtain such. Read the full article

Algorithmic Pricing Collusion: When does Liability Arise? - Antonina Yaholnyk, Managing Partner and Anastasia Zeleniuk, Associate, contributed an article for Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients 2020

СLACIS сelebrates 5-year anniversary, - tells KyivPost

CLACIS – a law firm, which focuses on all matters of competition law and regulatory in Ukraine was founded in June 2015 by Mrs. Antonina Yaholnyk, a law expert with more than 20 years of legal practice handling antitrust, trade, regulatory matters as well as compliance. Prior to establishing CLACIS Mrs. Yaholnyk headed Competition Law and Compliance practices in international and national law firms.

The firm has been praised and ranked by many national and international law market reviews: Chambers, the Legal 500, Best Lawyers, “Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients”, “Legal Awards”, “Market Leaders. Leading Law Firms in Ukraine”, “Client’s Choice”, gained valuable experience and strengthened its reputation as a reliable partner among its clients and colleagues. CLACIS’ client’s portfolio includes leading Ukrainian and international market players, transnational corporations, financial companies, mobile operators, agro enterprises and many others.

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Kyiv,  April 16th,  2020,– Antonina Yaholnyk, Founding Partner of CLACIS, has been ranked as a Leading Individual by Legal 500 EMEA 2020 in the area of competition law in Ukraine for the third year in a row. CLACIS has been ranked as a TOP-Tier firm - Tier 1 by Legal 500 EMEA 2020 in the area of competition law in Ukraine.

According to the guide, CLACIS is 'a small firm but very popular and very focused'. Antonina Yaholnyk, who has expertise in multi-jurisdictional merger control matters and abuse of dominance and unfair competition cases, leads the boutique practice. The team has extensive experience in competition investigations and litigation in Ukraine and the CIS region, as well as acting for multinationals in the region, including PepsiCo, MasterCard and Glencore, in relation to merger clearances and advising on compliance and public procurement. Clients are drawn from the telecoms, retail, industry, agriculture and finance sectors.

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.