Goltsblat BLP lawyers to speak at a conference on hot issues in antitrust legislation


The Competition & Antitrust team of Goltsblat BLP, the Russian practice of the international law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), will support the scientific and practical conference on hot issues in competition law enforcement. Scheduled for 15-16 April 2016 in Novosibirsk, the conference will be hosted by the Siberian Institute of Management – Branch of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA), with support from the Federal Antimonopoly Service.

Key topics on the agenda include application of the fourth antimonopoly package, pricing, public procurement and cross-departmental appeal, to name just a few.

Vitaly Dianov, PhD (Law), Head of Group at Goltsblat BLP's Competition & Antitrust and member of the General Council of the Competition Support Non-Profit Partnership, will open the conference with a welcome speech and moderate the Plenary Session. On the second day, Vitaly will hold a master class together with the faculty, postgraduate students and masters of the Siberian Institute of Management. Andrey Neminuschiy, Senior Associate, Competition & Antitrust at Goltsblat BLP, will deliver a presentation as part of the session on signs of monopoly high prices.

Goltsblat BLP's Competition & Antitrust Practice, led by Partner Nikolay Voznesenskiy, is one of the biggest legal teams in Russia and has over 12 years' experience in the antitrust legislation, antimonopoly litigations and client defence during proceedings conducted by the antitrust authorities. Goltsblat BLP associates are active members of expert organisations liaising with the FAS of Russia with a view to improving the country's competition legislation.

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