Russian gas monopoly «Gazprom» appealed to the Supreme Court of Ukraine with a petition to review the decision of the Supreme economic court, which dismissed the appeal of the company to recover from her fines and penalties imposed by the Antimonopoly Committee.
This is stated in the court ruling of 15 August, published on the website of the Unified state register of court decisions.
According to the materials of the cases appearing in the statement of «Gazprom» in the Supreme Court, the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine has collected from the company a fine and penalty in the total amount of 172 billion UAH for abuse of a monopoly position in the market of natural gas transit through Ukraine.
In the framework of the enforcement of the debt the State Executive office resorted to arrest «hazpromu» 40.2% of the shares of PJSC «Gaztranzit». Was arrested 79,877 million UAH of dividends to be paid to «Gazprom» participation in JSC «Gaztranzit» and corporate rights and property of OOO «Gazprom Sbyt Ukraine».
July 17, the Kyiv economic court of appeal overturned the decision of Economic court of Kiev on recovery 79,877 million UAH of dividends with CJSC «Gaztranzit».
«In justifying his application for review of the decision of the Supreme economic court of Ukraine from 16 may 2017 in case No. 910/18299/16, the applicant in the text of the statement (p. 5, 7, 9) notes the resolution of the Supreme economic court of Ukraine from March 10, 2017 in case No. 910/18299/16, a copy of which is not attached to the application», – said in the text of the decision of the Supreme Court.
The court decided to grant Gazprom a term for elimination of deficiencies until 29 August 2017.
16 may 2017, the Supreme economic court of Ukraine dismissed the cassation of the Russian monopoly «Gazprom» the decision on collecting from the company of fines and penalties in the amount of 172 billion.
In January 2016, the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine fined «Gazprom» on the 85 billion UAH for abuse of a monopoly position in the market of transit of natural gas Ukraine. «Gazprom» tried to challenge this decision, but it was several times confirmed by the Ukrainian courts.
22 February 2017 Kyiv economic court of appeal once again upheld the lower court on confirmation of the penalties from «Gazprom» of a fine, which rose to 172 billion UAH at the expense of penalties for his failure to pay.
Gazprom plans to appeal the fine of the Antimonopoly Committee in the amount of 172 billion UAH in the Supreme Court of Ukraine 28.08.2017