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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.


Recognized among leading lawyers in Сompetition by Who's Who Legal Competition: Lawyers 2020

Recognized among leading lawyers in Competition/Antitrust, Corporate and M&A by Best Lawyers in Ukraine 2022

Recommended for Competition/Antitrust by The Legal 500, 2018



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

Media & Insight Dmitry Taranyk

11 October 2022


Four Sayenko Kharenko’s lawyers are recognised among the world’s best antitrust experts by Who’s Who Legal: Competition 2022
04 August 2021


Sayenko Kharenko once again receives the highest number of recognitions among the Ukrainian law firms by Who’s Who Legal: Competition 2021
02 October 2020


Who’s Who Legal: Competition 2020 recognises four Sayenko Kharenko’s practitioners
26 January 2016


The Ukrainian Parliament improves merger control regime
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