Anastasia Usova

Redcliffe Partners (Kyiv)
Lawyer (of Counsel)

Anastasia Usova is a Counsel and Head of the Antitrust practice of Redcliffe Partners; she has more than 10 years of experience in competition law at leading law firms in Ukraine and Belgium. Anastasia focuses on complex antitrust matters, such as abuse of dominance, cartels, commercial and pricing practices, and distribution agreements. She also assists clients with merger control notifications in Ukraine, and has experience in the coordination of multi-jurisdictional 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 is recognised amongst the Next generation lawyers in Competition by Legal 500. She is also recommended amongst the leading practitioners in Competition/ Antitrust Law in Ukraine by The Best Lawyers in Ukraine, 2019.

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Redcliffe Partners (Kyiv)
Redcliffe Partners (Kyiv)
Linklaters (London)
Linklaters (Düsseldorf)
Linklaters (Düsseldorf)
University of Michigan
Hogan Lovells (Munich)
Willkie Farr & Gallagher (Paris)


1072 Bulletin

Anastasia Usova The Ukrainian Competition Authority issues recommendations to pharmacies and retailers against excessive prices for masks, examines price hikes for airline tickets, and monitors prices for disinfectants and consumption basket products


As with other competition authorities, the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (the "AMC") is responding promptly during the coronavirus outbreak. On 13 March 2020, the AMC announced that it would investigate any unjustified price hikes for medicines, face masks and other personal health (...)

Tetyana Smurova, Anastasia Usova The Ukrainian Competition Authority imposes a record-breaking fine totalling € 245.3 million on tobacco companies and their sole ukrainian distributor for concerted practices (Tedis)


In October 2019, the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (the "AMC") imposed a record fine on the Ukrainian subsidiaries of four leading international tobacco producers, namely Philip Morris, JTI, Imperial Tobacco and British American Tobacco (the "Tobacco Companies"), and (...)

Anastasia Usova, Nataliya Kovalyova The Ukrainian Competition Authority imposes a fine of EUR 1.8 million for ’gun jumping’ in a merger in the heavy industry sector, and does not clear the transaction due to economic sanctions on the seller’s beneficiary (TAS / Dniprometyz)


The facts of the case On 8 November 2017, Devisal Limited, a Cyprus subsidiary of the financial/industrial group TAS (the "TAS Group"), filed a merger filing requesting the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (the "AMC") to approve the acquisition of a controlling stake in the Private Joint (...)

Anastasia Usova, Nataliya Kovalyova The Ukrainian Competition Authority imposes a record-breaking fine of EUR 1.9 million for failure to obtain merger clearance for a notifiable concentration in the heavy industry sector, despite also finding that it did not raise any competition concerns (DCH group / Dnipro Metallurgical Plant / Evraz group)


The facts of the case On 6 March 2018, SENALIOR INVESTMENTS LIMITED, a Cyprus subsidiary of the DCH group (the "DCH Group", the "Acquirer’s Group") indirectly acquired a controlling stake in Private Joint Stock Company "Dnipro Metallurgical Plant" ("DMP", the "Target"), a Ukrainian plant, (...)

5520 Review

Frédéric Jenny, Christian Ahlborn, Jeremy Bacharach, Christoph Barth, Christian Bovet, Marcel Boyer, Jacques Buhart, Maria Pilar Canedo Arrillaga, Michèle Carpagnano, Daniel Crane, Aymeric de Moncuit, Valentine Delaloye, Jacques Derenne, David-Julien Dos Santos, David Gabathuler, Mark Griffiths, Leigh Hancher, David Henry, Pierre Horna, David Kupka, Siún O’Keeffe, Christian Ritz, Giulio Cesare Rizza, Matthias Schlau, Mario Siragusa, Anastasia Usova, Faustine Viala, Masako Wakui Competition law and health crisis


The unexpected shock provoked by the Covid-19 crisis and the measures taken to limit the spread of the pandemic have affected the functioning of many markets. Throughout the world, competition authorities which, in the last decade, had been enforcing their laws in the context of steady economic (...)


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