10.08.2022
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Strategies

FAS recognized Apple as a violator because of payment methods outside the App Store

FAS recognized Apple as violating the antitrust laws of Russia. According to the agency, the American company has abused its dominant position in the iOS app distribution market.

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Finance

The Central Bank will have the opportunity to sell Otkritie to VTB Bank without bidding and the consent of the FAS

The transaction for the purchase of Otkritie by VTB Bank will not require the prior consent of the Central Bank and the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) and will take place without announcing an auction. According to Interfax, this follows from the amendments made to the State Duma. The document was approved by the State Duma […]

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Strategies

Removal of restrictions on acquiring commissions, FAS check of marketplaces: top news for business June 24

Aviation security problems in Russia, Hungary called for the termination of new anti-Russian sanctions, the Central Bank will remove the restrictions on acquiring commissions at the level of 1% and other events on June 24 against the backdrop of a special operation in Ukraine – in the RB.RU digest. The list may be supplemented during […]

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Strategies

Marketplace sellers complained to the FAS about the policy of sites during sales

Opora Rossii complained to the FAS about the marketplace policy during the event. Online platforms practically force sellers to participate in these promotions. For the refusal of sellers, online retailers can increase the commission for work on the site up to 10%. Such a policy violates antitrust laws, but it will not be easy to […]

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Strategies

FAS will start monitoring the work of marketplaces after complaints from customers and businesses

The FAS will monitor the work of marketplaces and, if necessary, determine the conditions for competition. The service took such measures after complaints received from buyers and entrepreneurs.

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Strategies

FAS will check Tele2 on the validity of a sharp increase in tariffs

FAS will check Tele2 after a sharp increase in tariffs. The operator almost doubled the cost of unlimited at a time – from 450 to 750 rubles per month. If it turns out that the increase was unreasonable, then Tele2 will issue an order and oblige to return the price to its previous form.

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FAS opposes lifting the limit on the 25% share for retail transactions From IFX

The Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) of Russia opposes the removal of the restriction on the 25% share for retail transactions, the current easing is a temporary measure. “We are categorically against increasing the limit above 25%, this decision was made only for 2022 and was made in relation to cases when a foreign company that […]

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Strategies

FAS asked marketplaces to come up with an assessment of the effectiveness of parallel imports

The Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) asked marketplaces to figure out how to evaluate the effectiveness of parallel imports in Russia. In the fall, the department will share this data with the government. To prevent consumers from associating such imports with counterfeit products, the FAS also asked trading platforms to step up the fight against counterfeits.

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Strategies

FAS allowed Alexander Govor’s enterprise to buy the Russian business of McDonald’s

Anti-monopoly officials gave the go-ahead for the sale of the Russian business of McDonald’s. It is bought by Club-Hotel LLC, the sole founder of which is businessman Alexander Govor.

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Strategies

Booking decided to challenge the fine from the FAS in the Supreme Court

Online hotel booking service Booking.com intends to challenge the fine from the Federal Antimonopoly Service for 1.3 billion rubles in the Supreme Court. A date for the hearing of the complaint has not yet been set.

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