ALRUD Law Firm has been shortlisted for the Global Competition Review Awards 2022 and has earned a chance to win, in the category 'Regional Firm of the Year: Europe'. In addition, German Zakharov, Partner of Competition/Antitrust Practice, is included in the nominations for 'Lawyer of the year – Under 40 in the Field of Antitrust Law'. The nominations included law firms and experts who, in 2021, achieved outstanding success and implemented the most interesting and complex projects in the field of Antitrust Law.
Among the significant and large cases, on which the Competition/Antitrust Practice of ALRUD worked, several should be noted: providing support to the deal on the merger of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV with Peugeot SA, with a deal value of about $38 billion, advising VimpelCom, in connection with the creation of a joint venture for the development and optimal use of the fifth-generation 5G communication network in Russia, together with other federal telecom operators, as well as representing the interests of Discovery and AT&T on the merger of Discovery with AT&T WarnerMedia, valued at $43 billion. GCR Awards experts also highlighted the work of the ALRUD team on protection of the interests of Booking.com, in its antitrust case, initiated by the FAS of Russia.
This year, the Global Competition Review Awards will be held for the twelfth time. Today, it is the most prestigious award, given to leading lawyers, law firms and economists in the field of antitrust law. In addition, the Award celebrates the most significant and largest cases for 2021.