Alexander Artemenko

Alexander Artemenko

Senior Associate
Alexander Artemenko
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Alexander Artemenko is a Senior Associate in the Competition/Antitrust, Foreign Direct Investment Regulation Practices and is also an expert in the Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Industry at ALRUD Law Firm.

Alexander participates in the projects related to clearance with FAS Russia (Federal Antimonopoly Service), the Government Commission for Control over Foreign Investments and other State authorities of the transactions on purchase / transfer of assets / shares (stocks) of companies doing business in Russia, as well as in projects concerning investigations of anticompetitive agreements of economic entities.

Alexander is also engaged in projects concerning compliance of companies’ activities with the requirements of the Russian antitrust legislation.

Alexander has a vast experience of representing clients active in the Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Industry.

Alexander joined ALRUD in 2017.

Alexander graduated from Moscow State University, Law Faculty, Bachelor in Civil Law, Diploma with Honors. Also Alexander graduated from Moscow State University, Law Faculty, Master in Competition Law.

Alexander is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA) and Competition Experts Association.

Includes advising and representing:

Bayer AG

with regard to its US$66 billion acquisition of Monsanto in FAS Russia.

Shire plc.

with regard to its acquisition by Takeda, the largest pharmaceutical company in Asia and one of the top 20 largest pharmaceutical companies in the world, by revenue.

A large investment company

in a court case, initiated by FAS Russia, regarding potential violation of the Strategic Investment Law, via illegal establishment of control over several Russian strategic entities.

BorgWarner Inc.

an American worldwide automotive industry components and parts supplier, in FAS Russia, regarding the acquisition of Delphi plc, global group active in development, design, and manufacture of vehicle propulsion systems.

Tata Steel Limited and thyssenkrupp AG

in creation of the JV, combining the European flat carbon steel businesses of the companies.

Celanese Corporation

an international company specialized in technologies and special materials, in the implementation of the transaction on the merger of Celanese’s Cellulose Derivatives and Blackstone’s Rhodia Acetow, in a JV controlled by Celanese and Blackstone, which was supposed to become the world’s leading producer of acetate cellulose flakes.

Andreas Stihl

with regard to FAS Russia investigation on coordination of economic activities of its distributors. After active work of ALRUD specialists, the investigation was discontinued due to absence of violation.

Nikon Holding Europe B.V.

on the risks raised by the implementation of the new distribution system in Russia, including the risks of implementation of exclusivity provisions and market division by territory.


on the amendment of the company's commercial policy, in accordance with the requirements of the Russian Competition Law.

LEO Pharmaceutical Products

with regard to compliance analysis of the company’s corporate documents, with the requirements of the competition legislation and amendment of the relevant documents.

Estee Lauder

with regard to compliance of the discounting campaign, with Russian antimonopoly legislation.

A large German retailer

on risks related to certain activities of an international purchasing alliance from perspective of Russian competition and trade legislation.

Ball Corporation

during the investigation on abuse of its dominant position in the Eurasian Economic Union transnational market for aluminum cans, initiated by the Eurasian Economic Commission.

ALRUD experts held the webinar “Key legal trends for the companies in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry in Russia”
On October 26, our firm held a webinar dedicated to the current legal trends and regulatory changes in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry, which companies may face in Russia. During the webinar ALRUD experts have covered topics such as: Expansion of mandatory labeling requirements Harmonization of Russian and EAEU legislation Acceleration of registration of new medicines Extension of counter-sanctions measures Latest trends of regulatory clearance of transactions Focus on the pre-audit analysis of business as the main direction of the new tax policy Current findings and trends in enforcement practice in patent disputes and registration of generics Settlements under foreign trade contracts: requirements and restrictions of currency legislation The speakers of the webinar were: Maria Ostashenko, Partner, Dina Kravchenko, Senior Associate, Ksenia Erokhina, Senior Associate, Ilya Khodakov, Senior Associate, Sergey Artemiev, Senior Associate and Alexander Artemenko, Associate. More information on the services and expertise of ALRUD's Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Industry team can be found here.
30 October 2023
ALRUD Antitrust Practice experts prepared an article for Legal Insight
The new issue of Legal Insight magazine contains an article by Aleksandr Artemenko, ALRUD Senior Attorney, and Anastasiya Yarygina, ALRUD Attorney, dedicated to the analysis of the possibility and necessity of applying the rules on the abuse of a dominant position when acting for the benefit of companies belonging to a single group of persons with the 'violator'. The new issue of Legal Insight magazine is available here. “Legal Insight” is a legal magazine for professionals who support companies facing complex legal challenges. The magazine provides information on standards, methods, technologies and tools of legal work and the latest trends in law and law enforcement, economics, finance, management, marketing, psychology, information technologies necessary for legal support of business.
11 April 2022
Pravo-300, 2023 recommends Alexander Artemenko for Antitrust law.
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