ALRUD’s Competition and Antitrust team is widely recognized as one of the leading, and most reputable, practices in Russia. It provides market-leading expertise in all aspects of Russian competition law. ALRUD supports clients on a wide range of antitrust issues: coordination of merger control transactions with the FAS (Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service), cartel investigations, antitrust disputes, commercial agreements and antitrust compliance.
ALRUD’s full-service offering is a key factor in attracting blue-chip domestic and international clients. ALRUD’s Competition and Antitrust team routinely works with its top-ranking M&A, commercial law and dispute resolution practices, enabling them to advise on the full spectrum of a client’s complex requirements and to provide the scale of resources needed to service the most demanding cases.
ALRUD is consistently ranked as an elite competition practice by the major international directories, such as Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500 and Global Competition Review.
Competition / Antitrust services
ALRUD’s Competition and Antitrust team advises on Russian and CIS competition and regulatory aspects of acquisitions, mergers and joint ventures. It has unique experience representing clients during strategic investments review processes and in regulated sectors of economy.
Cartels, Abuse of Dominance and Unfair Practices
Clients seek their advice in cases involving high-profile CIS, Eurasian and Russian antitrust investigations and subsequent litigation. ALRUD’s experience includes: conducting audits, risk assessment, preparing for inspections and challenging dawn raids, coordinating legal strategy, negotiating leniency and settlement agreements.
ALRUD handles high-stakes litigation in Russia and CIS, producing successful results for their clients. ALRUD lawyers are experienced at trying complicated cases involving allegations of monopolization, price fixing, bid rigging, exclusive dealing, claims pertaining to vertical restraints and merger control cases.
ALRUD’s Competition and Antitrust team is known for strong sectoral regulation experience (strategic industries, transport, product retail, energy) where it has a successful track record of advising clients on restructurings, regulatory initiatives, transactions and governmental investigations.
ALRUD provides clients with ongoing antitrust counseling in Russia, Eurasia and CIS – advices on antitrust concerns arising out of the clients’ businesses.