Cases & decisions

05.09.2017

Apple abuse of dominance through non-supply of spare parts (FAS revealed elements of “Apple Rus” Ltd. breaching the Law on Protection of Competition in failure to ensure use of goods within their lifecycle)
On December 7, 2016 the FAS Russia opened a case and formed the Commission to investigate a case in relation to Apple Rus Ltd. upon signs of abusing dominance by the company.
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23.06.2017

Apple Rus Ltd. price coordination (The case was initiated based on a citizen’s complaint concerning the coincidence of prices set by the 16 main resellers)
On August 8, 2016 the FAS Russia initiated proceedings having regard to signs of violation of Part 5 Article 11 of the Federal Law of 26.06.2006 No.135-FZ “On Protection of Competition” (prohibition to coordinate the economic entities’ activity) by Apple Rus Ltd. (Russia), Apple Holding B. V. (the Netherlands), Apple Sales Ireland (Ireland), Apple Operations International (Ireland), Apple Inc. (the USA)
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27.06.2016

“Three Waves” of antitrust cases against vertically integrated oil companies (VICs) that were accused of abuse of collective dominance in four markets: gasoline, diesel fuel, aviation kerosene, and furnace fuel oil
From 2007 to 2012, FAS Russia initiated “three waves” of antitrust cases against vertically integrated oil companies (VICs) that were accused of abuse of collective dominance in four markets: gasoline, diesel fuel, aviation kerosene, and furnace fuel oil, by which results there were fundamental institutional changes on the market.
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27.06.2016

Yandex vs Google
Parties: Yandex vs Google. Jurisdiction: Federal Antimonopoly Service. Assessment of fines: Google may pay a fine in the amount from 1% to 15 % of their revenue on the Russian market in 2014
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27.06.2016

Oracle case and first waiver
Parties: Oracle Corporation, Sun Microsystems. Jurisdiction: Federal Antimonopoly Service, European Commission. Type: M&A
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