Mariia Baranovych

Attorney at Law, Partner

mariia.baranovych@amatin.ch SECUREeTRANSFER
+41 61 202 91 91

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Focus of practice areas

  • Life Sciences & Healthcare (including Pharma, Medical Devices)
  • Food & Beverage, FMCG, Retail (regulatory issues, including Product Safety, Labelling, Consumers’ Rights Protection, Packaging, Waste, Environmental Social Governance – ESG)
  • Contract Law, International Trade, EU Law
  • Distribution, Advertising / Promotion / Marketing
  • Antitrust & Competition Law
  • Anti-Corruption Compliance & Business Ethics
  • Personal Data Protection
  • Public Procurement
  • Governmental Relations

Experience

  • Attorney at Law, Partner (since 2022)
  • Senior Associate, Attorney at Law at Arzinger law office, Kyiv (2016 – 2022)
  • Associate, Attorney at Law, at Arzinger law office, Kyiv (2012 – 2016)
  • Lawyer at Legal Alliance Company, Kyiv (2011 – 2012)
  • Lawyer at Coface Ukraine Credit Management Services, Kyiv (2010 – 2011)
  • Lawyer at Consulting Group "UDK" Ltd., Kyiv (2009 – 2010)
  • Lawyer at Sloboda Ko Ltd., Kyiv (2007 – 2009)
  • Internship at Konnov & Sozanovsky, Kyiv (2007)
  • Internship at the Supreme Court of Ukraine, Kyiv (2006)
Languages:
Ukrainian, English, Russian, German, Polish, Arabic

Education

  • Attorney's license (2015)
  • Master's Degree, National Academy of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, Kyiv (2013)
  • Master's Degree, Kyiv International University, Institute of International Relations (2009)
  • Bachelor's Degree, Kyiv International University, Institute of International Relations (2007)
  • The Eurojuris International: young lawyers exchange programme, business visit to Basel and Zurich (2011)
  • The Leavitt Institute: participation in Jury Trial programme, communication with judges, prosecutors and attorneys from the state of Utah (the USA) (2007)
  • Cairo University Arabic Language Center: 1 month of studying in Egypt, Certificate (2005)

Publications

Life Sciences & Healthcare

  • Cannabis & CBD. A Global Regulatory Trends Overview of the Regulations in the Medicinal, Nutritional and Recreational Markets: Ukraine / FLN Guide "Cannabis & CBD", Food Lawyers Network, May 2022
  • The Life Sciences Law Review: Ukraine / Law-Reviews, February 2022
  • The Legal 500 Country Comparative Guide: Ukraine Pharmaceutical Advertising / The Legal 500, 2021
  • Risk Mitigation Tools in Advertising of Medicinal Products: Recent Law Enforcement Practice / Liga Business, 2021
  • Online sales of medicines during the quarantine period: is it possible or not? / PharmaNet, 2020
  • Disclosure of Transfers of Value to Healthcare Professionals, Healthcare and Patient Organizations, Ukraine / Conférence Bleue. European Lawyers' Conference on Pharmaceutical and Health Care Affairs, 2018
  • Access to Unlicensed Medicines. Ukraine / Conférence Bleue. European Lawyers' Conference on Pharmaceutical and Health Care Affairs, 2017
  • Pricing and Reimbursement Questions. Ukraine / Conférence Bleue. European Lawyers' Conference on Pharmaceutical and Health Care Affairs, 2017
  • Hospital Issue. Amending Prescription Rules: Fostering Competition on the Pharmaceutical Market, but Complicating Individual Treatment / Yuridicheskaya Praktika, 2016
  • Crimes without Punishment / Yuridicheskaya Praktika, 2012
  • Developments in the Field of Certification and Introduction of Technical Regulations on Medical Devices / Apteka.Online.ua, 2012
  • Legislative Innovations Regarding Clinical Trials in Ukraine / pravotoday.in.ua, 2011
  • Introducing Technical Regulations on Medical Devices / Apteka.Online.ua, 2011
  • Clinical Pharmacists Shall Be Allowed to Pharmacies / Mister Blister, 2011
  • Letter of the Law. Long-Service Pension: Only Employment Term Matters. Long-Service Retirement for Pharmacists / Mister Blister, 2011
  • Replacing Imported Medicinal Products with the Domestic Ones: General Trends on Pharmaceutical Market of Post-Soviet States / Pharmaceutical Courier, 2011
  • Business Optimization in Ukraine: Recommendations to Foreign Pharmaceutical Companies / Apteka. Online.ua, 2011
  • Import Substitution at the Pharmaceutical Market in Russia and Ukraine: Methods for Reaction of Foreign Companies / Apteka. Online.ua, 2011
  • Trends of the Ukrainian State Policy in the Field of Import Substitution at the Pharmaceutical Market / Pharma.net.ua, 2011
  • Peculiarities of Taxation for Representative Offices of Foreign Companies, Including Pharmaceutical Ones / Apteka. Online.ua, 2011
  • Particularities of Determination of Costs of Pharmaceutical Companies for Marketing Purposes / Provisor, 2011
  • A Product Is Not Subject to Exchange / Pharma Facts, 2011

Food & Beverage

  • Protection of EU Geographical Indications in Ukraine: EU-Ukraine Association Agreement and Other Available Tools / European Food and Feed Law Review, 2018
  • Harmonization of Ukrainian Food Safety Legislation with EU law / European Food and Feed Law Review, 2017
  • New Rules of State Control over Food and Feed in Ukraine: Perspectives for Business / European Food and Feed Law Review, 2017
  • Waste Management as Part of Ukraine's Commitments to Implement the pro-European Environmental Policy / Analytical Publication "Yurist i Zakon", 2014
  • Waste Management. Packaging Waste Issue: How to Establish Efficient System / FOOD Technologies & Equipment, 2014
  • Food Industry Regulation / Mir Productov, 2015
  • Design and Layout of Packaging: How to Avoid Becoming a Violator / Upakovka, 2015
  • Requirements for Food Products Packaging (European approach and expectations in Ukraine) / Upakovka, 2015
  • Labelling of Food Products Packaging (Topical Issues) / Upakovka, 2015
  • To Be or Not To Be? GMOs in Food: What to Expect in the New Year? / FOODUA Products of Ukraine, 2013
  • Packaging and Packaging Waste / Upakovka, 2014
  • Reducing the cost of children's products for consumers: to be or not to be? / Mir Productov, 2015
  • "Food Law & Policies in Ukraine" / On-line lecture to the students of the University of Parma (Italy) within the course on International Food Law & Policies, 27 May 2022

Anti-Corruption & Compliance

  • Anti-Corruption enforcement in high-risk jurisdictions: FCPA investigations versus local cases – Ukraine’s experience / International Bar Association Anti-Corruption Committee Update, 2017
  • How to properly dismiss an employee for corruption? / Delo.ua, 2017
  • Corporate Internal Anti-Corruption Investigations in Ukraine / Ukrainian Law Firms 2016. A Handbook for Foreign Client, 2016
  • Trends in Anti-Corruption Regulation / The Ukrainian Journal of Business Law, 2015

Antitrust & Competition

  • Misleading: How Naive is the Consumer According to the Antimonopoly Committee? / Delo.ua, 2015
  • Retail under attention of the Antimonopoly Committee: how to stay in a safe area? / Kontrakty.ua, 2014
  • Food Labelling as an Object of Attention of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine: How to Avoid Becoming a Victim of Financial Sanctions / Product and Technology Academy, 2013
  • Vinegar Labelling in Ukraine and the EU: Risk of Misleading Customers / Mir Produktov, 2012
  • Exclusive distribution: new rules, risks and opportunities, 2022

Retail

  • Tobacco Products and E-Cigarettes in 2022: new requirements and restrictions in the field of sales, advertising and labelling / All Retail, March 2022
  • Legal Issues of Retailers in Crimea / AllRetail, 2014

International Trade

  • Real prospects in the light of the EU - Ukraine Association Agreement / Molochnaya Industriya, 2015
  • Legal Issues of Retailers in Crimea / AllRetail, 2014
  • Free Trade with EU: Myth and Reality / Jour-nal "Product and technology academy", 2014
  • Doing business in foreign countries: issues that deserve your attention, 2022

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