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Associate
Ilya Kozhevnikov

Ilya Kozhevnikov is an Associate at the RGD Regulatory Practice. Ilya specializes in matters of antimonopoly regulation, particularly abuse of dominant position, unfair competition, transactions of economic concentration, and transactions with foreign investments.


Background


Prior to joining the RGD team, Ilya worked in leading consulting firms, as well as in the Federal Antimonopoly Service. Ilya is a member of the Expert Council on Foreign Investments at the FAS of Russia and a member of the Association of Antimonopoly Experts.

 

Expertise


Primary Practice Focus: Regulatory Practice


Secondary Practice Focus: Compliance


Industry Sectors: Industry & Transportation, Telecom & Media, Energy & Natural Resources, Pharmaceutical Companies & Healthcare Industry, Fintech & Financial Institutions


Languages: Russian, English


Landmark Engagement Experience


  • Advising a Russian oil refining company in the framework of the acquisition of the largest manufacturer of automobile tires

  • Supporting the acquisition of the largest producer of corrugated packaging and polyethylene film by a Russian corrugated product manufacturer

  • Supporting transactions for the establishment of Russia’s first joint venture in the voluntary health insurance market (in the private and corporate sectors)

  • Supporting the acquisition of a Russian rare gas producer by a foreign investor

  • Preparing expert evidence for the High Court of England and Wales on the application of competition law and the law on foreign investments in strategic enterprises

  • Representing the interests of an international pharmaceutical company in a case of a competitor copying the packaging of the client's products

  • Defending the interests of an international pharmaceutical company in a case involving allegations of abuse of dominant position

  • Auditing and making amendments to internal documents of an information security software and hardware developer

  • Establishing an antimonopoly compliance system for an energy company

  • Representing the interests of a telecommunications operator in an antimonopoly case involving allegations of abuse of dominant position

  • Defending the interests of an oil refining company in the consideration of an application involving allegations of abuse of dominant position

  • Developing commercial policies and a standard contract for an international pharmaceutical product manufacturer

  • Conducting training seminars for Russian and foreign companies on the application of antimonopoly legislation

 

Education


  • LLM (with honors), Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL), 2018

  • LLB, Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL), 2016

 

Qualification


  • Russia, 2016

International Experience
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