23-03-2020 | 15:10

Moscow regional OFAS imposed a 2 447 278 RUB administrative fine upon the company


Earlier OFAS opened a case against “AbroCom” Ltd. and “ELECTRONPRIBOR” Ltd. for violating the antimonopoly law: the company concluded an oral cartel agreement which resulted in maintaining prices at the auctions organized by “MRSK North-West” PJSC, “MOESK” PJSC and “MRSK Centre” PJSC.


Moscow regional OFASfound that the company violated the Federal Law “On Protection of Competition” [1] and transferred the case materials to hold the company and its top-executives administratively liable [2].


Head of FAS Anti-Cartel Department, Andrey Tenishev, pointed out: “The imposed fine is a legitimate and fair punishment for the violator whose actions resulted in maintaining unreasonably high prices at auctions. Such conduct of economic entities is unacceptable, and the Federal Antimonopoly Service will suppress it severely. The company’s actions look especially cynical amid fulfillment of the federal programme for decartelization of the entire national economy”.


[1] Clause 2 Part 1 Article 11 of № 135-FZ Federal Law “On Protection of Competition” of 26.07.2006.

[2] Under Part 2 Article 14.32 of the Code of the Russian Federation on Administrative Violations.

Site Map

News & Events Press Releases Media Releases Image Library About the FAS Russia What We Do General Information Mission, Goals, Values Priority Setting Institutional Memory Stakeholders Engagement Center for Education and Methodics Our History Our Structure Powers of Head and Deputy Heads Our Ratings GCR Using our website International Cooperation Treaties & Agreements OECD Competition Committee OECD meetings 2013 OECD meetings 2014 OECD meetings 2015 OECD meetings 2016 OECD meetings 2017 OECD meetings 2018 FAS Annual Reports OECD-GVH RCC RCC Newsletter ICAP Council on Advertising Headquarters for Joint Investigations UNCTAD 13th session IGE UNCTAD Resolution Russian contributions 14th session IGE UNCTAD Resolution Russian contributions 15th session IGE UNCTAD 16th session IGE UNCTAD 17th session IGE UNCTAD 18th session IGE UNCTAD EEU Model Law on Competition ICN BRICS BRICS Conferences Documents The BRICS Competition Law and Policy Centre (BRICS Competition Centre) BRICS Working Groups for the research of competition issues in socially important markets The Working Group for Research on the Competition Issues in the Pharmaceutical Markets Chair: Russia The Working Group for Research on food value chains Chair: South Africa The Working Group for Research on the Competition Issues in the Automobile Markets Co-chaired: India, South Africa The Working Group for Research on the Competition Issues in the Digital Markets Co-chairs: Brazil, Russia BRICS Coordination Committee on antimonopoly policy EU APEC Competition Policy and Law Group Annual meetings Projects ERRA Full Members Organizational Structure Archive Working Group on Investigating Issues on Pricing in the Oil and Oil Product Markets and Methods of their Functioning Meetings Working Group for Studying Competition Problems in the Pharmaceutical Sector Working Group on Research of Competition Issues in the Market of International Telecommunications (Roaming) Document Library Legislation Reports & Analytics Cases & decisions Contacts Give feedback Contact us Links Authorities Worldwide COVID-19