Key Provisions Of The New Russian Anti-Monopoly Legislation

Law360, New York (November 2, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- Recent discussions on new draft law (the Law) on protection of competition demonstrate the dramatic effect of the antimonopoly legislation on the economic environment in Russia.

Current antimonopoly legislation (the Laws on competition protection and limitation of monopolistic activities on commodities and on financial markets plus secondary legislation) has been for over a decade a target for criticism by foreign investors and the local business community.

Now that the final hearing of the Law passed in the State Duma on July 8, 2006 was approved by...
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