Leading Russian law firm ALRUD announces that on 1 March, 2017 German Zakharov became a partner. German is a member at “Competition/Antitrust” and “White collar crime, compliance and internal investigations” practices.
German is a recommended expert in the antutrust 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.
Chambers Europe notes that “German Zakharov has in-depth experience of cartel investigation matters due to significant previous experience with the FAS.”
German is a recognized expert with huge experience in the antitrust regulation. Clients highly praise his work and note his ability to efficiently solve unusual problems. Antitrust practice is one of the strategic areas for our company, and we are sure that this appointment will strengthen the whole team and ensure success for us and our clients,” — comments Senior Partner Vassily Rudomino.