Serhiy Shershun
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Serhiy Shershun

Prior to becoming Partner at INTEGRITES in 2020, Serhiy took the position of Counsel and Head of Antitrust and Competition practice.

Having 23 years of professional legal experience, Serhiy specializes in public procurement, pharmaceuticals and retail. He represents interests of clients in antitrust investigations and matters related to protection from unfair competition. He also consults clients on state aid matters.

As State Commissioner at the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (the AMCU), Serhiy Shershun was responsible for ensuring compliance with the competition law, primarily in the fields of telecommunications, financial services, and transport. He took part in a number of investigations related to the violation of competition law by large public and private companies, particularly on the electricity market, as well as investigated cases of anticompetitive concerted actions in public procurement. Serhiy has significant experience in cases related to resistance unlawful use of business reputation and achievement of unlawful competitive benefits over other market players.

Together with European experts, Serhiy took part in state policy making related to public procurement, protection of economic competition and the environment. He is an active contributor to Ukrainian business and professional media.

Education

Serhiy Shershun earned Bachelor of Laws (with honors) at the National University of Ostroh Academy, Master of Laws (with honors) at the National Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv. He has defended a thesis on legal regulation of environmental protection and obtained a Ph.D. in Law at the Institute of State and Law of V. M. Koretsky, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

Serhiy is an alumnus of the School of Senior Civil Service of the National Agency of Ukraine for Civil Service and a graduate of the program on legal systems in Central and Eastern Europe at the Vilnius University.

Professional experience

Serhiy Shershun served as a principal adviser to government bodies and as a general legal counsel in the investment and industrial group. He also has 7 years of experience as State Commissioner of the AMCU and Head of the Board on Public Procurement of the AMCU.

Serhiy represented Ukraine in the Committee on Competition of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the International Competition Network (ICN).

Clients

Serhiy consults such international industry leaders as Turkish Airlines, KFC, Watsons, Wärtsilä France S.A.S, Farmak, Ukrgazbank, NBT AS, Novo Nordisk, CRH Ukraine Ltd., VALAGRO, WÖRWAG Pharma and others.

Membership

American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine (ACC), European Business Association (EBA), Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA)

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Recognition
  1. Recommended in Competition/Antitrust Law, Best Lawyers (2020)
  2. Recommended in Competition, Legal500 EMEA (2019)
  3. Recommended in Antitrust and Competition, Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients (2019-2017)
  4. Has been awarded a Certificate of Appreciation from the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine for high professionalism and merits in protection and development of competition in Ukraine.
News

Serhiy Shershun promoted to partner at INTEGRITES

INTEGRITES announces the appointment of Serhiy Shershun, Counsel and Head of Antitrust and Competition, as Partner effective from January 1, 2020. Following this promotion, the leadership board at INTEGRITES in Ukraine has grown to 11…

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INTEGRITES listed in TOP-50 most innovative law firms in Europe according to Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Europe Report 2019

INTEGRITES has been listed 36th in TOP 50 Most Innovative Law Firms in Europe, according to the Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Europe* Report 2019. The firm became one of the three Ukrainian law firms recognized by the ranking.
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Publications

INTEGRITES Antirust & Competition team contributed the Ukrainian chapter to the LIDC publication

INTEGRITES Antitrust and Competition team, counsel Serhiy Shershun and associate Anna Garbar, contributed the Ukrainian chapter to the book “Liability for Antitrust Law Infringements & Protection of IP Rights in Distribution”, a joint report…

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Merger control trends 2019: AMCU is coming for beneficiaries and boosting fines to a whole new level

On April 25, 2019, days before Orthodox Easter, the AMCU adopted two outstanding decisions, fining DCH Group and TAS Group for merger control violations UAH 58,000,000 (app. EUR 1,900,000) and UAH 55,000,000 (app. EUR 1,800,000)…

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Events

INTEGRITES participated in the International League of Competition Law Annual Congress 2019 in Paris, France

INTEGRITES Antitrust and Competition team represented by counsel Serhiy Shershun and associate Mykola Boichuk participated in the International League of Competition Law Annual Congress as national rapporteur for Ukraine. They presented Ukrainian…

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INTEGRITES held a seminar on public procurement for JSC Ukrzaliznytsia

INTEGRITES Antitrust and competition team held a 6-hour seminar for JSC Ukrzaliznytsia employees on the role of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine in public procurement. 150 employees from various branches and departments of Ukrzaliznytsya…

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