Artem Molchanov: a mechanism of warnings has become a big incentive for reducing the number of cases
Head of FAS Legal Department outlined this in a paper published in the new issue of the “Russian Competition Law and Economics” journal
The new issue of the “Russian Competition Law and Economics” journalopens with a paper by Head of Saratov OFAS, Lyudmila Borisova, who informed the readers about the discussion held by Research-and-Methodological Council of educational organizations and Departments of competition law and antimonopoly regulation whether competition law is a separate branch of law. She also outlined cooperation experiences between Saratov OFAS with the leading universities in the region.
Irina Knyazeva, Head of “Centre for Studying Competition Policy and the Economy” Research Laboratory of Siberian Institute of Administration – a branch of Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, published a paper on “Innovative markets in the centre of discussions on the economic basis and institutional changes of competition policy”. It presents the views of foreign and Russian economists on the changing nature of competition upon the impact new technologies with network effects, expanding spectrum of innovative smart-products, changing consumer behaviour, expanding business-systems as a new mechanism of inter-firm cooperation.
Head of FAS Fiscal Control Department in Public Defence Procurement Konstantin Aleshin touches important aspects of combating new forms of anticompetitive agreements in his paper “Pseudo competition at tenders: the issue of qualification”.
Artem Molchanov, Head of FAS Legal Department, hihglighted preventative mechanisms for regulating economic relations and administrative liability with an example of antimonopoly regulation.
The new journal issue also has a research-to-practice paper that focused on the obstacles to investigating cases on international cartels. An advisor to the Anti-Cartel Department, Fatima Konieva (the author of the paper “Practice of investigating international cartels: problems and ways to solve”) proposes adopting an international anti-cartel convention to eliminate legal gaps and establish an international organization as a coordinating body.