Antika Law Firm provided legal support to Association “Ukrcement” in drafting Memorandum on guaranteed quality cement in retailer networks of Ukraine

On May 25, 2017 Memorandum on guaranteed quality cement in the retailer networks of Ukraine was signed in the framework of the VI International Conference UkrCemFor 2017 between representatives of big DIY-retailers “Epicentr” and “Nova Linia”, Consumer Union of Ukraine and Association of the cement producers of Ukraine “Ukrcement”.

Signing of this document was initiated by Association “Ukrcement”. As follows from its content, the memorandum is a unique document. In this document, for the first time in the history of the development of the cement market in Ukraine, there was suggested an approach to combating counterfeit packed cement by joint efforts of all participants of this market – producers, DIY-retailers and consumers.

According to Roman Skilsky, Executive Director of Association “Ukrcement”, the main goal of the trilateral Memorandum between “Ukrcement”, Consumer Union of Ukraine and the biggest representatives of DIY-retailers is to create a competitive cement market, where will be no place for counterfeit”.

The Memorandum was prepared by the group of associates of Antika Law Firm lead by Partner Sergii Korniienko having significant work experience in the cement field, since in the past he headed for a long time the legal department of one of the world leading cement producers.