Alexander Viktorov heads Freshfields' antitrust, competition and trade group in Moscow. He assists multinational and Russian clients, from various industry sectors, with the Russian law aspects of their cross-border M&A transactions, including regulatory and foreign investment filings to the FAS and governmental commission and obtaining clearances for them.
Alexander's practice also covers all areas of Russian antitrust law, including restrictive practices and abuse of dominance, natural monopolies, distributor policies, pricing policies and antitrust offences. He also represents his clients in FAS proceedings, including at dawn raids, and guides them through internal antitrust audit assessments and on the design and implementation of compliance programmes.
His recent experience includes advising Russian Railways, ABB, AerCap, Solvay, Siemens, Global Ports, Novartis, Holcim Ltd, Rexam and ChemChina.
Before moving into private practice in 1998, Alexander was in-house counsel for a Russian company. He graduated from the Moscow State University School of Law and has a Masters of Law from the New York University School of Law. He speaks Russian and English.
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