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ANTITRUST AND COMPETITION

With expert skills in advising foreign companies on all aspects of corporate and M&A matters in Russia and the CIS, we particularly focus on corporate antitrust issues, including business restructuring and development of market strategy to comply with local antitrust regulation. Our dispute resolution team boasts extensive experience in the field having successfully represented clients in numerous antitrust disputes.

We advise on the following aspects of antitrust regulation:

  • Comprehensive legal analysis of client’s activities to ensure full compliance with the applicable antitrust legislation
  • Review and amendment of internal documentation, policies, and procedures to bring them into compliance with the applicable antitrust legislation
  • Representing clients in interactions with the State Antimonopoly Service of Russian Federation
  • Legal support during inspections and audits
  • Advising on creation and placement of advertising
  • Representation in antitrust disputes

Recent Deals

  • Conducting legal due diligence of Hasbro’s Russian subsidiary and analysis of applicable regulatory standards in relation to US anticorruption law
  • Representing Czech food processing company Hamé in a trademark infringement dispute with a Russian producer; filing complaints with the court, patent office, antimonopoly service, police, and other relevant state bodies, resulting in the opponent’s actions being recognized as an act of unfair competition
  • Advising Meda Pharmaceuticals on protection of its IP assets in Russia, legal defense with respect to trademark infringement in the Internet, negotiations with offenders, filing applications with the court and antitrust authorities
  • Advising Swedish holding Meda Pharmaceuticals on review and analysis of marketing agreements for the promotion of products including compliance check; advising on application of antitrust and advertising legislation during an advertising campaign and placement of commercial ads with a number of media sources
  • Advising Sanofi Aventis on drug promotion, as well as regulation and risks associated with licensing of pharmaceutical activities and potential violations of antitrust laws
  • Advising Beijing Automotive Industry Company, the largest manufacturer of commercial and agricultural transport in China, on a joint venture project to establish a production line in the Ulyanovsk region, including consulting on preliminary antitrust clearance related to share purchase deal within the framework of the project
  • Advising Boehringer Ingelheim on review and adjustment of internal anti-corruption and antitrust policies to bring them into compliance with the applicable Russian legislation
  • Advising Turkish Airlines on all aspects of its business activities in Russia including general business structuring, ensuring compliance with the Russian legislation, and advising on a variety of antitrust matters
  • Advising Swedish manufacturer and supplier of automotive safety systems Autoliv on reorganization of its business in Russia
  • Representing Taiwanese corporation ASUSTeK during an investigation on violation of antitrust laws conducted by the Federal Antimonopoly Service of the Russian Federation
  • Advising one of the leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider Chinese Huawei Technologies on legal and regulatory issues relating to corporate reorganization of the company's business in Russia
  • Advising Franco-Swiss company Florange on modification of customer loyalty and rewards programs, ensuring full compliance with Russian law



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in Russia


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in Russia


Best Life Sciences
Practice in Russia


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in Russia


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