Russia Faces Perils On Road To Antitrust Reform

Law360, New York (December 16, 2009, 4:01 PM EST) -- With the passage of strict new amendments to its competition law and an increasingly vigilant focus on enforcement, Russia is entering a new era of antitrust law, but challenges abound in a country still riddled by corruption and super-monopolies.

Though the country’s first antitrust laws were drafted in 1991 following the collapse of the Soviet Union, it is only within the past few years that Russia has begun to devote substantial attention toward competition.

Determined to put some teeth into the country's antitrust law, Igor Artemyev,...
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