“A qualified team with incredible knowledge and experience. The most spectacular feature is that the team always goes above and beyond for clients.”

The Legal 500 EMEA 2021

We provide legal support for a wide range of issues under the jurisdiction of the FAS of Russia and the ECE, including public procurement, advertising, price control and trade regulation.

Our competition team has extensive experience in supporting projects with antitrust authorities and advising on competition law issues.

We provide the full range of legal services that concern traditional antitrust, merger control, public procurement, retail trade regulations, pricing, tariffs and other matters under the competence of the FAS and the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC).

  • Providing support throughout FAS Russia inspections, including unscheduled inspections (dawn raids)
  • Representing our clients’ interests before the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia, the ECE and courts in cases of violation of antimonopoly legislation (anticompetitive agreements, abuse of dominant position, unfair competition)
  • Drafting and analyzing commercial and pricing policies, contracts, commercial decisions and marketing activities
  • Carrying out antimonopoly audits of our clients’ activities to diagnose their system of internal compliance with antimonopoly laws, including by conducting interviews, analysis of documentation and electronic correspondence
  • Building an antimonopoly compliance system: introducing antimonopoly compliance mechanisms, developing internal documents (policies) and standard operating procedures
  • Obtaining approval of transactions by FAS Russia in order to control economic concentration, obtaining clarifications and approval of commercial models with the FAS of Russia
  • Obtaining approval of transactions from the Government Commission for the Control of Foreign Investments in the Russian Federation
  • Obtaining approval of transactions by the subcommittee of the Government Commission in accordance with decrees related to restrictive measures
  • Advising on competition law, public procurement regulations and advertising law
  • Advising on interactions with retail chains and trade legislation
  • Conducting trainings and educational events on antimonopoly law, trade regulation, advertising and marketing
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