Department for International Economic Cooperation

Head of the the Department - Ms. Lesya Davydova
Deputy Head of the Department - Ms. Tatyana Oynvid
Deputy Head of the Department - Mr. Andrey Kosourov

The FAS Russia cooperates with international organizations and foreign authorities in the sphere of the antimonopoly policy, combating unfair competition practices and governmental regulation of natural monopolies.

FAS Russia

The international activity of the FAS Russia is focused on:

-          Contribution to integration of the Russian economy into the global economic area;

-          Realization of economic liabilities of the Russian Federation on issues, related to the competence of the FAS Russia;

-          Participation in development of conception of united European economic space;

-          Protection of Russian interests by participation in field-oriented international organizations;

-          Implementation of the best foreign experience to the Russian practice, advanced training of employees of the FAS Russia;

-          Preparation and realization of technical assistance from international organizations on behalf of the FAS Russia;

The Department for International Economic Cooperation conducts the international activity of the FAS Russia.

UNCTAD forms a Discussion Group on international cooperation between competition authorities
The Group is a response to FAS initiative on drafting an international Toolkit to counter restrictive business practices of large corporations and cross-border violations of competition
Andrey Tsyganov explained students of Zurich University specifics of competition law and policy in Russia
On 7 July 2017, the Competition Law Department of Zurich Applied Sciences University organized a training course on competition law and enforcement. The objective is to present to BA and MA students specifics of development and functioning of different systems of competition law.
A draft Toolkit on international cooperation to counter restrictive business practices of transnational corporations is presented at the UN
On 6 July 2017, the 16th session of the International expert Group (IEG) on competition law and policy of the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in Geneva (Switzerland) included a Round Table on “Strengthening international cooperation in investigating cross-border cases: tools and procedures”. The issue was put on the agenda of IEG UNCTAD upon a FAS initiative in October 2016.
The 16 session of the Intergovernmental Group of Experts on Competition Law and Policy, UN Conference on Trade and Development
For three days representatives of competition authorities and UNCTAD experts discuss pressing issues of competition policy in various formats.
Andrey Tsyganov shared the FAS enforcement experience in software algorithms with OECD
Andrey Tsyganov informed the participants about some practical aspects of antimonopoly enforcement and the associated problems