BRICS Centre's Experts Participated in the 20th Session of the UNCTAD IGE

The Director of the BRICS Competition Law and Policy Centre Alexey Ivanov and research fellow of the Centre Anna Pozdnyakova took part in the 20th session of the Intergovernmental Group of Experts (IGE) of UNCTAD on Competition Law and Policy.

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Roundtable on Competition and Intellectual Property Under Sanctions

On April 19th, the BRICS Competition Law and Policy Centre held a special roundtable on Competition and Intellectual Property. The event was held within the framework of the XXIII Yasin (April) International Scientific Conference on the problems of development of economy and society.

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Russia — Kazakhstan: Strengthening Antimonopoly Cooperation

On the 11th of March the University of KAZGUU named after M.S. Narikbaev in Nur-Sultan held the opening of a master's program in the specialty "Competition Law" and presented a textbook "Competition Law and Policy of the Republic of Kazakhstan". The discussion was moderated by the director of the BRICS Competition Centre. A delegation of the Centre's experts also took part in the event.

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BRICS Competition Law and Policy Centre

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14.04.2022 Article
Fake News as a Political and Legal Phenomenon
The article explores the concept of fake news as one of the phenomena of digital transformation in its legal and legal dimensions. The author examines the genesis of the phenomenon of fake news, the rapid transition from the use of this term in the political struggle to the legal consolidation and application, despite the rather vague criteria of what can be considered a fake.
Diskin E. I.
Law Journal. 2022. P.108-120
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20.01.2022 Working paper
Introducing Patent Linkage in Russia: An Odd Choice at Odd Times
The research paper critically reviews the draft proposal that would introduce patent linkage to Russia’s drug approval system. The authors conclude that the new initiative reveals its total incompatibility with the priorities of public policy in the field of intellectual property and health care that came to light thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Kotova D., Gavrilova O. Editors of the Series: Ivanov A., Voinikanis E., Avdasheva E.
Moscow: HSE Publishing House, 2021
16.01.2022 Working paper
Killer Acquisitions and Other Forms of Anticompetitive Collaborations in Time of Corona
This research paper examines so-called ‘killer acquisitions’ and other detrimental collaborations. Other forms of collaborations, such as strategic R&D alliances, can create similar effects as these forms of collaborative acquisitions. This research report examines similar forms of collaborations using the pharmaceutical industry as an example.
Lundqvist B. Editors of the Series: Ivanov A., Voinikanis E., Avdasheva S.
Moscow: HSE Publishing House, 2021