German Zakharov, Partner
Specialization: Competition/Antitrust, White Collar Crime, Compliance and Internal Investigations
Telephone: +7 495 234 96 92
Fax: +7 495 956 37 18
German is a recommended expert in the antitrust regulation area, and supports clients on a wide range of antitrust issues: coordination of merger control transactions with Federal Antimonopoly Service of the Russian Federation (FAS Russia), cartel investigations, advising on distributorship agreements, and analyzing compliance of commercial agreements with antitrust requirements. German represents companies during dawn raids performed by FAS Russia and its territorial subdivisions, and also represents clients before the court.
As a member of the “White collar crime, compliance and internal investigations” practice German renders legal support to companies regarding compliance with applicable criminal and antitrust legislation, and assists in drafing and implementing internal policies and compliance procedures.
German works with international and Russian companies from different industries, including healthcare, energy and natural resources, media and communication, information technologies, FMCG and retail.
German joined ALRUD in May 2010 as an attorney. Before joining ALRUD, German worked in the Central directorate of the Federal Antimonopoly Service, participating in examining applications and notifications, drafting changes to antitrust and industry legislation, examining cases of antitrust legislation breaches, and investigating activity of business entities in various industries.
German is a member of Competition experts association, member of FAS Russia Expert Council for supporting small and medium businesses, and the executive director and member of the Board of Association "Supporting competition in the CIS". He also is a Member of the American Bar Association and the International Bar Association.
German graduated with honors from the Law faculty of M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University, and completed “Economics in Competition Law” and “EU Competition Law” programs in King’s College London.
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