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Competition/Antitrust Department

Russia
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What the team is known for Active on merger clearances in high-value M&A deals, often working in co-operation with other offices. Advises international clients on Russian unfair competition matters and assists with distribution agreements. Additionally offers domestic regulatory and compliance support. Represents clients in disputes with the FAS. Client base includes manufacturing and life sciences corporates.

Strengths Clients value the group's responsiveness, with a client noting that the team provides "comprehensive advice, always meets pre-agreed deadlines and is always available."

Work highlights Assisted Advance with obtaining merger clearance in Russia for its acquisition of Stage Entertainment.

Notable practitioners

Maxim Boulba is valued by clients for his efficiency and responsiveness. He has a broad practice including contentious antitrust proceedings and merger control.