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Dmitry Taranyk is an of counsel at the firm, focusing on antitrust and competition. He practises corporate law, M&A, foreign investments, and privatization.

Mr Taranyk advises clients on a wide variety of antitrust law aspects, involving merger control, concerted practices, abuse of dominance, monopolization, and unfair competition. He also counsels on antitrust matters in relation to multinational and domestic acquisitions and joint ventures, including merger clearances by the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine.

Dmitry Taranyk is experienced in resolving complex antitrust disputes involving multinational companies, particularly the abuse of dominance claims, and engaged in developing antitrust compliance programs and policies for many international clients.

Mr Taranyk has been involved in a number of high profile cases, involving obtaining competition clearance for numerous mergers and acquisitions by banks and companies in the agricultural, electricity, food processing, insurance and shipbuilding industries, including most recently for Apple, Cadbury, Citi, Coca-Cola, Comcast, Dyckerhoff, Eurobank, Generali, Goldman Sachs, Hewlett Packard, Japan Tobacco, Philips, Phillip Morris, Porsche, Société Générale, The Walt Disney, Visa and Western Union.

Recognitions

  • Named Antitrust Lawyer of the Year in Ukraine by Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards 2012
  • Recognized among leading lawyers in Сompetition by Ukrainian Law Firms, Chambers Europe, Best Lawyers International, Expert Guides, and The International Who's Who of Competition Lawyers
  • Recognized among leading lawyers in Corporate and M&A in Ukraine by Best Lawyers International 2019
  • Recommended for Competition/Antitrust by The Legal 500, 2018

Education

  • LL.M. from Pittsburgh University Law School
  • LL.B., LL.M. with honours in International Law from the Institute of International Relations of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv
Experience