Alexander Muravin

Counsel

Alexander specialises in competition and antitrust law (dominance and cartels related issues, vertical agreements), pharmaceutical and commercial fields of law.

Alexander has an extensive experience in antitrust and commercial endorsement of contracts, large-scale consulting projects performance in pharmaceutical industry and FMCG-sector, advising pharmaceutical companies and medicinal devices manufacturers on commercial, regulatory and competition matters.

Recent projects implemented with Alexander Muravin’s participation include complex antimonopoly audits of groups of companies, development of commercial, compliance and marketing policies, identification and remedying antitrust and regulatory risks in deals.

Alexander has participated in projects involving advice and legal support to:

  • Baker Hughes in representing in the complaint filed by a Gazprom’s subsidiary with the Russian anti-monopoly regulator claiming that our client was violating the terms of a tender for providing drilling equipment for the Kirinskoye gasfield;
  • Zeppelin Russland in supporting during a dawn raid conducted by the FAS Cartel Department in its joint investigation with the Eurasian Economic Commission’s Antirust Department;
  • NPK Katren in advising on matters involving anti-bribery policies and a range of antitrust matters, including compliance requirements, supply and shortage of goods, etc.;
  • A leading innovating drugs manufacturer in assessing competition restriction risks, arising out of localization of packaging in Russia and exclusive relations with the packaging and distributing entity;
  • A global manufacturer of confectionery, pet food, and other food products in day-to-day legal support on distribution and competition-related matters, development on bonus systems, drafting policies and procedures, advising on various commercial matters;
  • Dr.Reddy’s Laboratories in preparation and implementation of commercial (distribution) policy, establishing system of bonuses and discounts;
  • Major FMCG company in development of model contracts and policies legally establishing distribution mechanisms in Russia;
  • Major FMCG companies and retailers in performance of internal antitrust audits, interaction with antitrust authorities during antitrust compliance checks;
  • A multinational producer of networking equipment in harmonization of internal policies with requirements of current legislation on prevention of money laundering and combating terrorism;
  • Large directs sales cosmetics producer in legal audit of contracts;
  • Leading pharmaceutical companies in elimination of risks, related to possible competition restriction, abundance of dominant position and concerted actions;
  • One of the largest car manufacturers in set of contracts legal audit and assessment of risks, connected with assignment of rights and obligations during reorganization procedure.