Author(s): Oleksandr Muzychuk, Vladyslav Teremetskyi, Anatolii Podoliaka, Nataliia Fedchun, Olexander Svitlychnyy, Olena Korotun, Iryna Nagorna
The author's understanding of economic competition as an object of legal support is offered. The content of legal support of economic competition in Ukraine is revealed. The need to define standard rules of conduct of economic entities in economic competition at the regulatory level has been clarified. Measures of administrative coercion as a means of protection of economic competition in Ukraine are considered. The division of measures of administrative coercion into measures of administrative prevention, measures of administrative termination and measures of administrative responsibility is carried out, their essence is considered. Legal measures to ensure economic competition in Ukraine are considered. The division of these measures into legal measures, organizational measures and administrative coercive measures has been carried out. The subjects of legal support of economic competition in Ukraine are described. The existing system of subjects of legal support of economic competition in Ukraine, depending on their legal status, is divided into subjects of general competence and subjects of special competence.
The current problems of legal support of economic competition in Ukraine are clarified. The scientifically substantiated recommendations and offers directed on improvement of the administrative legislation in the researched sphere are offered. It is indicated that cases on appeal of decisions of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine on refusal to consider a case on violation of the legislation on protection against unfair competition are considered by commercial courts. The inexpediency of referring this category of cases to the jurisdiction of commercial courts was emphasized and it was proposed to make respective amendments to the current legislation of Ukraine.