Preparation of a legal opinion in accordance with Trade Law for one of the international food producers

The client contacted KIAP with a request to audit the applied business practices for compliance with antimonopoly legislation and the Federal Law “On the Fundamentals of State Regulation of Trade Activities in the Russian Federation” (“Trade Law”). In particular, they were interested in issues related to the procedure for calculating the threshold amount of remuneration paid by suppliers to retail chains, as well as minimizing the risks of violating Part 4 of Art. 9 of the Trade Law.

KIAP's services included a comprehensive analysis of the Client's relevant documentation, including contracts concluded between them and retail chains, and business policies for their implementation. Based on the results of the analysis of documents, current legislation and relevant law enforcement practice, KIAP lawyers prepared a legal opinion containing answers to the questions posed by the Client and recommendations for minimizing the risks of violating the law.


Ilya Ischuk, Daniil Zherdev, Anna Andreyeva