Serhiy Shershun
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Serhiy Shershun

Serhiy Shershun, Ph.D. in Law, a Counsel of Antitrust & Competition Law practice, as well as a lead specialist in public procurement and environmental protection matters. While working as a State Commissioner for Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine, Serhiy Shershun was responsible for ensuring compliance with competition law, primarily in the areas of telecommunications, financial services, and transport. Serhiy Shershun actively participated in a significant number of investigations related to the violations of competition legislation, in particular in cases of anticompetitive concerted actions during public procurement, committed by large public and private companies within markets of electric energy, pharmaceuticals etc. Serhiy has acquired a special on-hand experience in the field of prevention of unfair competition, especially in the form of misuse of business reputation, achievement of improper advantage in competition over other market players. Serhiy Shershun, in close cooperation with European experts, drafted key bills related to the sphere of protection of economic competition, organization, and conduct of public procurement, as well as environmental protection.

Education

Serhiy Shershun studied law at the National University of Ostroh Academy (Bachelor of Law with honor), and at the National Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv (Master of Law with honor). In addition, Serhiy has defended a thesis at the Institute of State and Law of V. M. Koretsky National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine in the field of environmental protection. As of today, Serhiy Shershun holds a Ph.D. in Law. In addition, Serhiy successfully graduated from the School of Senior Civil Service of the National Agency of Ukraine for Civil Service, and completed the program on  legal systems in Central and Eastern Europe at the Vilnius University.

Professional experience

Serhiy Shershun worked as the main legal counsel in government authorities, advisor on legal issues in the investment and industrial group. For a long time, Serhiy Shershun served as the State Commissioner of the AMCU, as well as the head of the Board of AMCU on Public Procurement. He also represented Ukraine in the Committee on Competition of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the International Competition Network (ICN).

Clients

The list of Serhiy’s clients includes, in particular, Turkish Airlines, PJSC “Farmak”; Watsons, CRH Ukraine Ltd., Novo Nordisk and many others.

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Recognition
  1. Serhiy has received recommendations from The Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients 2018, 2017 for outstanding professional experience within the field of competition law.
  2. For his high professionalism and a significant contribution to the development and protection of competition in Ukraine Serhiy was awarded the Honorary Diploma of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.
  3. Serhiy Shershun was recognized as a leading specialist in the field of antitrust and competition law.
Recent experience

·        defending the interests of Farmak Public Joint Stock Company (PJSC Farmak), a leading pharmaceutical firm in Ukraine, in the exclusive and complex case regarding the abuse of dominant position on the national market of medical substances used for the production of completed pharmaceutical products;

·        advising Villeroy & Boch on Ukrainian competition regulation by drafting a memorandum regarding the possibility of recommended resale prices implementation;

·        advising Turkish Airlines during the investigation on the Ukrainian aviation market conducted by the AMCU.

   

 

News

INTEGRITES is recommended by «Ukrainian Law Firms 2018. А Handbook for Foreign Clients» in 14 areas

We are proud to announce that according to recently released guide “Ukrainian Law Firms 2018. А Handbook for Foreign Clients” INTEGRITES (both lawyers and practices) is recommended in 14 areas in total.
INTEGRITES is recognized as one of the…

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Publications

The history of recovery: how the Ukrainian pharmaceutical market is emerging from the crisis

The publication was posted on the website of  business portal Mind. The text of publication is available in Ukrainian and Russian only.
Девальвация гривны в 2015 году побудила украинцев отдавать…

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Will medical reform be implemented in Ukraine?

The publication was posted on Novoe Vremya. Business. The text of publication is available in Russian only.
Ни в одной сфере общественной жизни не оставалось столько советских…

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Events

INTEGRITES jointly with the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine held the Legal Hub on “Advertising without antitrust risks”

 
On 14 November, INTEGRITES jointly with the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine held the Legal Hub on “Advertising without antitrust risks”. Event was devoted to discussion of topical issues on compliance with the competition…

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INTEGRITES organized a business breakfast for the participants of the pharmaceutical market

Antitrust counsels Serhiy Shershun and Pavlo Loginov discussed with the guests a range of topical issues related to the competitive regulation of the pharmaceutical industry. The main event topics addressed relevant market definition,…

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