German Zakharov

Partner, ALRUD Law Firm
Scientific title and achievements

Scientific title and achievements

German Zakharov, Partner, is a member at Competition/Antitrust, Foreign Direct Investments, Crisis Management, Economic Sanctions and Compliance and White collar crime, Compliance and Investigations practices.
German is a recommended expert in the antitrust regulation area, and supports clients on a wide range of antitrust issues: coordination of merger control transactions with Federal Antimonopoly Service of the Russian Federation (FAS Russia), cartel investigations, advising on distributorship agreements, and analyzing compliance of commercial agreements with antitrust requirements. German represents companies during dawn raids performed by FAS Russia and its territorial subdivisions, and also represents clients before the court.
As a member of the White collar crime, Compliance and Investigations practice German renders legal support to companies regarding compliance with applicable criminal and antitrust legislation, and assists in drafting and implementing internal policies and compliance procedures.
German advises Russian and foreign clients on the most significant and sensitive Russian sanctions, as well as their impact and effect in light of sanctions from the US and EU.

Chambers Europe, as well as The Legal 500, Best Lawyers and Who`s Who Legal recommend German Zakharov for Competition/Antitrust Law.


  • Practical Law, Thomson reuters. “Merger Control Quick Compare Chart“, 2023
  • Legal Cross Border. “Merger Control Content and Merger Control Screening for Russia”, 2022 (click here)
  • Журнал «Конкуренция и антимонопольное регулирование в Евразийском экономическом союзе». Подходы к правовому регулированию, 2021 (click here)
  • Global Legal Insights. “Merger Control 2021. Russian Chapter”, 2021 (click here)
  • American Bar Association. “Competition Laws Outside the United States (“CLOUS”), 2020
  • CF Müller. “Kartell Compliance”, Russia Chapter, 2020 (click here)
  • C.F. Müller GmbH, Handbook Cartel Compliance in Russia, 2019
  • Study Guide “Competition Law in the Eurasian Economic Union”, 2019 (click here)
  • Globe Law and Business Ltd. “Anticorruption Laws and Regulations, A Global Guide”, 2018
  • The International Comparative Legal Guide. “Vertical agreements and dominant firms”, 2018
  • Евразийская экономическая комиссия. Конкурентное право в Евразийском экономическом союзе, 2018
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