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Antitrust and unfair competition disputes

Споры в сфере антимонопольного регулирования и защиты конкуренции

We protect the interests of our clients and assist in resolving disputes in the following situations:

  • Abuse of predominant position on the market;
  • Unfair competition, including unlawful acquisition and use of objects of intellectual property;
  • Unlawful agreements or coordinated actions of market participants;
  • Unjustified accusations of antitrust violations resulting in investigation being carried out;
  • Improper advertisements, trade rules violations.

Partner Oksana Kotel is a renowned expert in resolving antitrust and unfair competition disputes, has great experience and many successfully resolved complex conflicts.

Oksana Kotel is especially praised for her expertise in the sphere of antitrust and unfair competition disputes by international legal rating The Chambers Global Guide 2020.

We assist in the following matters:

  • Reporting violations of antitrust, advertisement and trade regulations to the Ministry of Antimonopoly Regulation and Trade of the Republic of Belarus and bringing guilty persons to responsibility;
  • Representing interests before the commission of the Ministry of Antimonopoly Regulation and Trade of the Republic of Belarus on establishing violations of antitrust regulations;
  • Supporting and consulting during inspections of the Ministry of Antimonopoly Regulation and Trade of the Republic of Belarus;
  • Representing interests before the Supreme Court of the Republic of Belarus in cases on challenging decisions and actions of the Ministry of Antimonopoly Regulation and Trade of the Republic of Belarus.

Project examples

Consulting on complying with antitrust regulations

Advising the client on complying with antitrust regulations of the Republic of Belarus and assisting during the inspection of the Ministry of Antimonopoly Regulation and Trade of the Republic of Belarus.

Client: importing company

Procurement dispute

Defending the interests of a contractor in a complex dispute with the customer related to the client’s non-admission to procurement proceedings and restriction of competition.

Dispute value: about USD 1 million

Client: contractor

All advocates of Goretsky & Partners carry out their activities within the bureau included into the Minsk Regional Bar Association