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Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner Successfully for VimpelCom Against Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service over SMS tariffs

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner Successfully for VimpelCom Against Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service over SMS tariffs

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Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner has successfully represented mobile operator VimpelCom in a dispute with the Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service over changes to B2B SMS service tariffs. 

Nikolay Voznesenskiy, Partner at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, commented: “We have been pleased to act for VimpelCom in this intricate dispute and are grateful for the trust they put in our firm. FAS of Russia decisions are becoming better and better in quality as time goes on, making it increasingly difficult to challenge the competition watchdog’s conclusions in court. This win was made possible by the valuable efforts of the entire team and the effective defense strategy we developed together with the client’s in-house legal function.” 

The Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner team was led by Partner and Head of Antitrust and Competition Nikolay Voznesenskiy. The project task force included Antitrust and Competition Associates Anna Bakhaeva and Alexander Biryukov, with Partner Vitaly Dianov.

 

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