GBLP lawyers attended a high-level round table on foreign corrupt practices act (FCPA) and Russian competition law organised by AmCham with participation by Igor Artemiev.


Andrey Goltsblat, Rustam Kurmaev, Alexander Smirnov, Denis Balakin, Evgeny Danilov and other GBLP lawyers attended a round table discussion organised by AmCham with participation by FAS officials and representatives of the U.S. Department of Justice and the private sector. Head of the RF Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) Igor Artemiev made a presentation on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and Russian Competition Law.

The roundtable discussion touched on some of the following questions:

  • What standards should govern situations when local distributors circulate false information implicating their competitors in corruption?
  • How can foreign importers determine if their local distributors are actually corrupt or simply the victims of black PR?
  • Where is the line between FCPA compliance and abuse of dominant position under Russian competition law?

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