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Oleksandr
Aleksyeyenko
Partner, Antitrust & Competition
Biography
  • Oleksandr Aleksyeyenko is a notable Ukrainian competition law practitioner. Oleksandr has been advising Clients for more than 15 years on complex merger clearances and investigations on unfair competition, abuse of dominance and concerted actions. He has a strong focus on state aid issues and antitrust litigation. Oleksandr develops competition compliance policies for Clients from various industries and carries out competition spot checks. He also has vast experience of advising Clients on issues related to Intellectual Property and Employment.
  • Past Associations:
    2009 – 2016
    Integrites, Partner
    2008 – 2009
    Volkov Koziakov & Partners, Partner
    2007 – 2008
    Volkov & Partners, Partner
    2005 – 2007
    Volkov & Partners, Associate
    2004 – 2005
    Amsel & Co, Associate
    2001 – 2004
    Kyiv International University, Lecturer, Comparative Legal Studies Chair
Education
  • Master of Laws (Hons) (International Law), Kyiv International University
Affiliations
  • American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine, Competition Committee Co-Chair
  • Public Council with the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine
  • International Bar Association
  • Ukrainian Bar Association
Notable Clients

AbbVie, Alcon Pharmaceuticals, ArcelorMittal, Astarta-Kyiv, EBRD, Eli Lilly, Emirates, Farmak, Ferring, Games Workshop, Home Group, Koss Corporation, LafargeHolcim, Louis Dreyfuss Commodities, Man Wah Group, McDonald’s, METRO Cash & Carry, NEXT Retail, Nova Poshta, Novo Nordisk, Olam, Rabobank International, Rockwool, Sandoz, Syngenta, Zebra Technologies.

Recognition

Best Lawyers 2021 recommends
Oleksandr Aleksyeyenko in Competition/
Antitrust Law and Intellectual Property Law

Chambers Europe 2020
recognizes Oleksandr Aleksyeyenko
in Competition/Antitrust

The Legal 500 EMEA 2020
recommends Oleksandr Aleksyeyenko
as a leading lawyer in Intellectual Property

“Ukrainian Law Firms 2020. A Handbook for Foreign
Clients” recommends Oleksandr Aleksyeyenko
as a notable practitioner in Antitrust & Competition,
Intellectual Property, Labor & Employment

Best Lawyers 2020 recommends
Oleksandr Aleksyeyenko in Competition/
Antitrust Law and Intellectual Property Law

The World Trademark Review 1000 2020
recognizes Oleksandr Aleksyeyenko
among the leading IP practitioners

Chambers Europe 2019 recognizes
Oleksandr Aleksyeyenko
in Competition/Antitrust

The Legal 500 EMEA 2019 recommends
Oleksandr Aleksyeyenko in Competition,
Intellectual Property, and Employment

Oleksandr Aleksyeyenko
has been named as Acritas Star 2019

Best Lawyers 2019 highly recommends
Oleksandr Aleksyeyenko in Competition/
Antitrust Law, Intellectual Property Law,
Labor and Employment Law

The World Trademark Review 1000 2019
recognizes Oleksandr Aleksyeyenko
among the leading IP practitioners

“Ukrainian Law Firms 2019. A Handbook for Foreign
Clients” recommends Oleksandr Aleksyeyenko
as a notable practitioner in Antitrust & Competition,
Intellectual Property, Labor & Employment

Chambers Europe 2018
recognizes Oleksandr Aleksyeyenko
in Competition/Antitrust

Legal 500 EMEA 2018 recommends
Oleksandr Aleksyeyenko as a leading lawyer
in Competition and Intellectual Property

Best Lawyers 2018 recommends
Oleksandr Aleksyeyenko in Competition/
Antitrust Law and Intellectual Property Law

The World Trademark Review 1000 2018
recognizes Oleksandr Aleksyeyenko
among the leading IP practitioners

“Ukrainian Law Firms 2018.
A Handbook for Foreign Clients”
recommends Oleksandr Aleksyeyenko
as a notable practitioner
in Antitrust and Competition

News
21 Jul, 2020

On July 16, 2020 the Law on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts Concerning State Support for Culture, Creative Industries, Tourism, Small and Medium-Sized Business in …

24 Mar, 2020

Oleksandr Aleksyeyenko, Head of Antitrust & Competition Practice, is again ranked among leading Ukrainian Competition/Antitrust lawyers by Chambers Europe 2020. Chambers Europe 2020 notes “his experience …

22 Apr, 2020

Marchenko Partners has been recognized again in all main practices by The Legal 500 EMEA 2020. The Firm was recommended in the following areas: Banking, Finance …

23 Apr, 2020

The Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (“Committee”) has recently published its annual Report featuring the Committee`s activities for 2019 (“Report”). In this newsletter we provide a …

6 Apr, 2020

On March 30, 2020 the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the Law # 540IX “On amendments to certain legislative acts of Ukraine aimed at providing …

27 Feb, 2020

Стаття опублікована українською мовою у №4 "Юридичної Газети" від 24.02.2020 Порушив конкуренційне законодавство — готуйся не просто сплатити штраф, але й відшкодувати постраждалим завдану шкоду. Проте чи реально …

19 Mar, 2020

Ukrainian authorities decided not to wait for Ukraine becoming another epicenter of COVID-19 and took certain immediate steps in order to prevent a massive outbreak …

27 Feb, 2020

Marchenko Partners had been ranked by WTR 1000 for the first time. Before that, our Partner, Head of the Intellectual Property Practice of the firm, …

15 Jan, 2020

The President of Ukraine has signed the Law No. 2300 on cancelling from 1 January 2020 the government monopoly for spirits production. Oleksandr Aleksyeyenko, Partner, Head …

20 Jan, 2020

On December 19, 2019 UA Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (“UA-DRP”) started to apply to .COM.UA third-level domain name registrations. Although the adoption of the UA-DRP …

10 Dec, 2019

Стаття опублікована українською мовою у посібнику «Вибір клієнта 2019» від Юридичної Газети. Система контролю за державною допомогою – достатньо новий але надзвичайно важливий елемент української правової …

4 Dec, 2019

The Antimonopoly Committee began to more actively put into practice individual provisions of the legislation that had not been applied before. Oleksandr Aleksyeyenko​, Partner, Head of …

21 Oct, 2019

Oleksandr Aleksyeyenko, Partner, Antitrust & Competition Marchenko Partners, comments on the Draft Law No.1076 adopted by Ukrainian Parliament, which brings changes to the ProZorro system. The …

21 Oct, 2019

Law on Protection against Unfair Competition (Law) stipulates that undertakings may draft Rules of professional ethics in a competition (Rules) for the relevant areas of economic …

9 Oct, 2019

Oleksandr Aleksyeyenko, Partner, Antitrust & Competition Marchenko Partners, comments on the draft law designed to regulate the HR-policy of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine. The opinion …

26 Sep, 2019

Oleksandr Aleksyeyenko, Partner, Marchenko Partners, has been elected as Co-Chair of the Competition Committee at the American Chamber of Commerce. We wish Oleksandr a dynamic and …

18 Sep, 2019

On March 19, 2019 .UA domain administrator (Hostmaster) announced the launch of an alternative domain name dispute resolution procedure. The procedure may be applied to …

16 Oct, 2019

The Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (Committee) recently adopted Guidelines on Application of Merger Control Rules to Joint Ventures (Guidelines). The Guidelines provide for four criteria that …

10 Jun, 2020

Стаття опублікована на сайті видання Mind 10.06.2020 Вже не перший рік між банками з однієї сторони та перш за все найбільшими українськими рітейлерами з іншої сторони …

2 Mar, 2018

Oleksandr Aleksyeyenko shares insights about the protection of the employer by non-compete agreement with Дело.UA. Read more.

11 Dec, 2018

“According to the first report of the AMCU State Aid Department, the coal mining industry in Ukraine receives 70% of state support which is twice …

6 Dec, 2018

“While there is a number of concerns to the antimonopoly authority’s capacity and willingness not just to launch, but to enforce a state aid policy, …

15 Feb, 2019

Oleksandr Aleksyeyenko is among leading IP practitioners and ranked by 2019 World Trademark Review 1000 for 3 years in a row. “Aleksyeyenko acts for many top …

27 Sep, 2018

On September 06, 2018 the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine released the Guidelines on certain state aid issues concerning the international financing of undertakings. By dealing with …

15 Jun, 2018

On May 23, 2018, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine (CMU) adopted Regulation #420 (Regulation) setting out the list of services of general economic interest …

4 Apr, 2018

On March 23, 2018, the Draft Law “On Amending Certain Laws of Ukraine to Bring Them in Compliance with the Law of Ukraine “On State …

27 Dec, 2017

On December 15, 2017, the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (AMCU) published the draft Guidelines on the Assessment of Non-Horizontal Mergers (Draft). The Draft clarifies AMCU’s …

19 Dec, 2017

The Regulation on Block Exemptions in Vertical Concerted Actions (Regulation) took effect after its publication on December 05, 2017. The Regulation was adopted by the …

2 Aug, 2017

State aid legislation adopted pursuant to Ukraine’s obligations under the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement finally becomes effective today, August 2, 2017. The Law on State Aid to …

24 Jul, 2017

The Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (AMCU) recently presented a draft Regulation on Block Exemptions in Vertical Concerted Actions (Draft). The Draft defines vertical concerted actions …

3 Mar, 2017

Ukraine nationalized Privatbank, its largest bank, in December 2016. In the process, Ukraine mandatory converted into bank’s shares all debt obligations of Privatbank on borrowings …

24 Jan, 2017

On January 11, 2018, the Criteria on Compatibility of State Aid for Professional Training (Criteria) were brought into effect by the Regulation of the Cabinet …

4 Apr, 2019

Oleksandr Aleksyeyenko, Partner at Marchenko Partners, shares his thoughts about the Interaction between Antitrust and Intellectual Property in Ukraine in his article for the Ukrainian …

2 Aug, 2019

This day two years ago the Ukrainian State Aid Law took effect. The Law was a good starting point, but certain amendments are obviously needed …

17 Jul, 2019

Oleksandr Aleksyeyenko, Partner at Marchenko Partners, shares his thoughts on the need to look at the issue of state aid regulations and practice in Ukraine …

5 Feb, 2018

The Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (AMCU) has recently issued the Explanatory Note on Improvement of Control over Mergers of Undertakings with Participation of Sanctioned Individuals …

6 Apr, 2016

On March 26, 2016 the amendments to the Law of Ukraine On Protection of Economic Competition concerning the merger control procedures in Ukraine (“Amendments”) were …

30 Sep, 2016

On September 20, 2016, the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (Committee) extended the deadline for filing applications to obtain amnesty/clearance for qualifying infringements of merger control …

24 Mar, 2016

On February 16, 2016, Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (AMCU) amended the Guidelines on the determination of fines for competition law infringements. Practically, AMCU expanded the sphere …

25 Jun, 2019

The Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (AMCU) has recently one more time emphasized the importance of timely and accurate merger clearance. However, the AMCU made its …

23 Apr, 2019

Global legal industry research Acritas recognized Oleksandr Aleksyeyenko, Partner and Head of Antitrust & Competition Practice of Marchenko Partners, as being among the stand-out talents …

18 Dec, 2018

On the long track of state aid development in Ukraine, the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (AMCU) has finally taken an important step to put theory …

26 Oct, 2018

It has been more than a year since the Law of Ukraine “On State Aid to Undertakings” fully entered into force. With the first tiny …

27 Feb, 2019

Oleksandr Aleksyeyenko, Partner at Marchenko Partners comments on new Ukrainian Law about the protection of economic competition for Yuridicheskaya Praktika. Read the full article (in Russian) here.