Asset and Share Acquisitions in Russia

    View Author September 2009
    When considering a transaction with a Russia-based company involving a significant acquisition of shares or assets, or the acquisition of an interest in a company that will result in a change of control over a direct or indirect Russia-based subsidiary or a group reorganization, you need to consider whether you will need to obtain the prior approval of the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) of the Russian Federation. This publication outlines the steps companies should take to determine whether their transaction will require FAS approval and notification.