From THE WASHINGTON POST By David H. Webber, professor at the Boston University School of...
Federal Law No. 135-FZ of 2006 on the Protection of Competition
(enacted in 2006)
Federal Law No. 135-FZ on the Protection of Competition prevents and restricts monopolistic activity and unfair competition in Russia. The law consists of the following ten chapters:
- Chapter 1 General Provisions;
- Chapter 2 Monopolistic Activity and Unfair Competition;
- Chapter 3 Prohibition of Acts, Actions (Inactions), Agreements, Concerted Practices of Federal executive authorities, Public Authorities of the Subjects of the Russian Federation, Bodies of Local Self-Government, Other Bodies or Organizations Exercising the Functions of the Above-Mentioned Bodies, as well as Public Extra-budgetary Funds, and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation that Restrict Competition;
- Chapter 4 Antimonopoly Requirements to Tenders and Peculiarities of Selection of Financial Organizations;
- Chapter 5 Granting of State or Municipal Preferences;
- Chapter 6 Functions and Authorities of the Antimonopoly Body;
- Chapter 7 State Control over Economic Concentration;
- Chapter 8 Responsibility for Violation of the Antimonopoly Legislation;
- Chapter 9 Consideration of Cases on Violating the Antimonopoly Legislation; and
- Chapter 10 Concluding Provisions and Coming into Effect of this Federal Law.
This is an unofficial English translation of this law.