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FAS: violations at the auctions for two subsoil plots at Veduginskoe gold deposit

21.07.2017

FAS: violations at the auctions for two subsoil plots at Veduginskoe gold deposit
The auction organizer unlawfully rejected a bid
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Russian Watchdog Rises to New Role as Tariffs Regulator

19.01.2017

Russian Watchdog Rises to New Role as Tariffs Regulator
Russia's Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) keeps a close eye on antitrust legislation in both crude oil and oil products trading and has recently taken charge of regulating the country's tariffs, including those for oil pipelines. In the second part of an interview with Nefte Compass, FAS deputy head Anatoly Golomolzin talks about the problems the agency is facing and how it is tackling them (NC Dec.22'16).
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Pressure Builds for Liberalization of Russian Gas Exports

19.01.2017

Pressure Builds for Liberalization of Russian Gas Exports
The Russian gas industry is waiting for key regulatory changes that would see further liberalization of the domestic market, after which the right to export gas by pipeline, staterun Gazprom's sacred cow, might also be granted to independent producers.
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FAS made a decision on a case against “Archangelsk TsBK”

05.04.2016

FAS made a decision on a case against “Archangelsk TsBK”
The Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS Russia) has not found any violations of the antimonopoly law in the actions of “Archangelsk TsBK” JSC. The company was suspected of fixing monopolistically high price for sulfated bleached pulp from softwood.
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FAS started an antimonopoly investigation against the largest paper producer in Russia

01.04.2016

FAS started an antimonopoly investigation against the largest paper producer in Russia
"A recently observed increase of prices for offset paper has elements of violating the antimonopoly law"
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FAS made first decisions on administrative appeal procedure in construction

15.03.2016

FAS made first decisions on administrative appeal procedure in construction
The Offices of the Federal Antimonopoly Service in the Vladimir and Pskov regions and the Chuvashia Republic considered the first complaint received with regard to violations in housing construction.
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The Ministry of Defence created advantages to particular companies for forest conservation contracts

15.03.2016

The Ministry of Defence created advantages to particular companies for forest conservation contracts
Moscow Arbitration Court confirmed legitimacy of a decision of the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS Russia) regarding the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation. The Ministry violated the antimonopoly law by creating advantages to particular companies for entering into forest conservations, protection and regeneration contracts (Part 1 Article 15 of the Federal Law “On Protection of Competition”).
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