On October 5, the Higher School of Economics hosted the IV Eurasian Anti-Cartel Forum, co-organized by the FAS of Russia, BRICS Competition Law and Policy Centre, the Higher School of Economics and the the Association of Antitrust experts.
Forum participants discussed the problems and prospects of antitrust at national and supranational levels, examined particularities of antitrust regulation within the EAEC, topical issues of antitrust law application in the CIS and BRICS, as well as the softening of liability for cartels. Particular attention wias paid to the problems of fighting against cartels in the digital economy — in particular, the digitalization of cartel detection and the application of digital tools in proving anticompetitive agreements.
Read more about the session entitled "Anti-partisan Policy in the EAEU Countries: Integration or Differentiation?" moderated by Alexey Ivanov, Director of the BRICS Centre.
The Forum is dedicated to the cartel investigations in the member countries of the Eurasian Economic Union and includes a number of sessions with speakers and participants discussing the problems and prospects of anti-cartel enforcement in the current context of globalization and digitalization, the practice and prospects of cooperation between antitrust and law enforcement agencies, and the application of antitrust legislation by courts.
The event took place in the form of moderated discussions involving representatives of the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia, law enforcement agencies, the judiciary, as well as leading experts and practitioners in the field of antitrust regulation.