Anastasia Usova is a Partner and Head of the Antitrust practice.
She focuses on complex antitrust matters, such as abuse of dominance, cartels, commercial and pricing practices, and distribution agreements. Anastasia also assists clients with merger control notifications in Ukraine and has experience in the co-ordination of multijurisdictional merger filings in the CIS and the EU. In addition, Anastasia deals with unfair competition issues, such as misleading advertising and unauthorised use of trademarks.
Anastasia Usova is one of the very few Ukrainian antitrust lawyers with a degree in Economic Analysis for Competition Law (KCL, London). Knowledge of economic analysis for competition law allows both economic arguments to be provided and alternative views on complex antitrust issues. This strong legal and economics background allows Anastasia to provide unmatched solutions for clients. Such skills are a unique asset that, unlike other law firms in Ukraine, our team can offer.
Before joining Redcliffe Partners, Anastasia practised competition law at leading law firms in Ukraine and Belgium.
Her recent experience includes advising:
Aspect Energy and SigmaBleyzer signed a Production Sharing Agreement with the State of Ukraine15 January 2021
Ukrainian competition authority suggested new merger control thresholds (update)04 November 2020
New merger control thresholds in Ukraine and other news from the AMC23 October 2020
“Green light” for purchasing alliance: what is required to obtain the antitrust approval from the AMC?28 August 2020
Redcliffe Partners advises YayPay on €17 million acquisition by Quadient14 August 2020
Redcliffe Partners advised SABIC on obtaining merger clearance in Ukraine for the largest ever M&A deal in the Middle East24 July 2020
Immoral trademarks: what are they?24 June 2020
Investigations Into Price Hikes and Other Responses by the Ukrainian Competition Authority to the COVID-19 Crisis22 April 2020
The Supreme Court concludes that in state aid cases the AMCU does not have to analyse the effect of aid on Ukraine-EU trade15 April 2020
e-Competitions Special Issue Competition policy & COVID-19: An overview of antitrust agencies’ responses – updates from Ukraine27 March 2020
Article on AMCU investigations of unjustified price hikes for personal health protection items published in Novoe Vremya19 March 2020
Redcliffe Partners contributed to a global pro bono project on human right to a healthy environment13 March 2020
Redcliffe advised GE Capital on obtaining merger clearance for the sale of PK AirFinance and its USD3.6 bn aviation loan book06 February 2020
Anastasia Usova, Head of Antitrust practice at Redcliffe Partners, is promoted to Partner20 January 2020
The AMC imposed a record-breaking fine totalling EUR 245.3 million on tobacco companies and their Ukrainian distributor17 January 2020