Clifford Chance LLP

Competition/Antitrust Department

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Our Moscow Antitrust Practice forms an integrated part of our Global Antitrust Practice, which is one of the leading global competition teams

Merger Control

We cover all aspects of merger control, including the negotiation of remedies and challenging of decisions in relation to acquisitions, mergers and joint ventures vis-à-vis the Federal Antimonopoly Service and in relation to merger control proceedings in other CIS and European countries, China and the US

Abuse of Dominance and Restrictive Agreements

Our team advises on all aspects of potentially restrictive agreements, whether horizontal or vertical, as well as joint venture and cooperation arrangements, national and cross-border distribution systems and dominance rules. In this context we regularly represent companies in cartel and abuse of dominance
investigations and antitrust proceedings of federal and regional antimonopoly authorities and in national courts

Compliance, Unfair Competition and Public Procurement

We act for clients in relation to all other areas of competition legislation, whether in connection with unfair competition, natural monopolies, state aid and public procurement or access to infrastructure. In addition, we have developed online training courses on the Russian competition rules and offer tailor-made compliance seminars, antitrust audits and advice on internal rules of conduct.