Articles by Nikolay Voznesenskiy

A More Predictable Antitrust Legal Environment

  • 12 October 11
  • Goltsblat BLP
Almost from the time the Second Anti-Monopoly Package came into force on Aug. 23, 2009, the Russian Federal Anti-Monopoly Service (FAS) embarked on developing further amendments to the Russian antitrust law. The general idea imparted by this is that the second package was originally imperfect, owing to the tight time frame assigned for its adoption.

State Procurement and the Knight of the Rueful Countenance

  • 10 August 11
  • Goltsblat BLP
The Federal Anti-Monopoly Service has been very active in policing public procurement issues, being the most prominent advocate for the newly created state procurement system and the most vigorous regulator. Their goal is competition and the creation of price efficiency, with mantras of "open electronic auctions" and "bank guarantees to secure tender participation."