Valentyna Hvozd is a senior associate at the firm focusing on antitrust and competition matters. She also practises corporate law, M&A, foreign investments, privatisation and intellectual property law. Ms Hvozd regularly advises clients on a wide variety of antitrust law matters, involving merger control, cartels, abuse of dominance and unfair competition. She also has extensive experience in antitrust law issues related to multinational and domestic acquisitions, joint ventures and investigations related to violation of the Ukrainian competition laws. Ms Hvozd has been involved in a number of high-profile cases, involving obtaining competition clearance for numerous mergers and acquisitions by banks and in agricultural, chemical, electricity, food processing, insurance and tobacco companies.