Asters is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr. Dmytro Vidsota to a counsel position. Dmytro has been a member of the firm’s Competition & Antitrust practice since 2015 and developed significant experience within the International Trade group. In particular, he is known for his work in a number of recent major trade investigations, including anti-dumping investigations concerning imports to Ukraine of urea-formaldehyde products from Russia, and syringes from India, Turkey and China; safeguard investigation concerning imports of sulphuric acid and oleum from Belarus.

Prior to joining the firm Dmytro chaired Research and Investigations Dept. at the Kharkiv office of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine.

Dmytro Vidsota advises on a variety of competition law matters as well as anti-dumping and safeguard investigations, WTO and EU trade law, export control and sanctions.

Remarking on the appointment Alexey Pustovit, Asters Partner, said: ‘‘Dmytro combines enviable records of working on high-profile cases in both competition and international trade realms. With his talent, energy, and enthusiasm, Dmytro is always in demand and highly praised by our clients. This promotion is very well deserved, it recognises the expertise and understanding of clients' needs that Dmytro demonstrated, and reflects on our commitment to cement the professional growth momentum of our lawyers.’’

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Asters' attorneys have profound knowledge and vast experience in the entire spectrum of antitrust issues that includes merger cases, concerted practices, abuse of dominance, unfair competition, etc. With more than 20 lawyers in the team, our antitrust/competition practice is the biggest and one of the most respected in Ukraine. Asters' partners Igor Svechkar, Alexey Pustovit and Oleksandr Voznyuk are the leading practitioners in this area.