Russian breeders that receive germplasm transferred by Bayer, as part of the execution of the Federal antimonopoly Service of Russia (FAS Russia) order issued following the consideration of the deal to acquire Monsanto by Bayer will be fully exempted from royalties on the sale of varieties and hybrids bred using the transferred genetic material, except when used directly as a hybrid parent.
The Director of the Institute has written on Lenta.ru about the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia (FAS Russia)'s decision in finding Apple guilty of abuse of its dominant position in the software market. The reason for the investigation was an appeal from Kaspersky Labs.
Online services Ivi, Avito, Cian, Profi.ru, Tutu.ru and others have sent a complaint to the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia about Yandex's abuse of its dominant position. The claims were caused by a special Yandex widget in the search results, the so-called "sorcerer", which leads the user to the company's services directly. The Institute was closely engaged in this issue, including in the framework of research work for the Eurasian Economic Union, dedicated to the analysis of the digital economy and the identification of restrictive practices in the behavior of participants in the EAEU markets.
Presentation of BRICS Competition Law and Policy Centre at BRICS countries' competition authorities meeting
The heads of the BRICS countries' competition authorities met in a new online format. Alexey Ivanov, Director of the BRICS Competition Law and Policy Centre, made a presentation on the work of the Centre.
The threat of increasing monopolisation in the digital sphere, due to the transition of business and everyday activities from physical to the cyberspace, has become one of the main topics of the session of the SPBILF - "9½: the Rules of Corona".
The director of the HSE-Skolkovo Institute for Law and Development and the BRICS Competition Law and Policy Research Centre Alexey Ivanov explained the digital reality and the future from the perspective of the antitrust law in his interview to the leading Russian broadsheet 'KP'.
On March 13, the BRICS Antimonopoly Center, together with the FAS Russia, held a meeting of the BRICS working group on competition in the pharmaceutical markets.
The February issue of the esteemed journal is dedicated to the topic “Protection of Competition and the Human Factor”.
Ivan Starikov: “Vavilov’s ashes are beating in my heart” - what plant breeders said at “Where the Margin is 2020”
Within the framework of the international agricultural conference “Where the Margin is 2020” on February 6, the HSE Technological Transfer Center (TTC) held a panel discussion “Russian seed production in light of world experience: problems and opportunities”. The main points of discussion were presented as exclusive material thanks to the Agro XXI portal.
On the evening of February 7, honored guest of the Institute was the head of the Department of Trade Policy at the Higher School of Economics National Research University, Maxim Yurievich Medvedkov, who until recently headed the Department of Trade Negotiations of the Ministry of Economic Development of Russia, and did so for many years. Our speaker outlined the topic of his speech as “New Trends in the Global Regulation of International Trade”. The meeting was moderated by Kirill Molodyko, Leading Researcher at the HSE-Skolkovo Institute for Law and Development, Associate Professor of the Law Department of the Higher School of Economics.