Ruslana Karimova is a senior associate in the competition and antitrust practice at ALRUD. She participates in projects related to obtaining merger control clearance for transactions in Russian and foreign jurisdictions, advises clients on all aspects of foreign and strategic investments regulation, and the creation of joint ventures.

Ruslana represents clients’ interests before the Federal Antimonopoly Service during investigations into cartels and coordination of economic activity. She has a wide experience in supporting the clients during the dawn raids of the antimonopoly authority and securing the client’s rights during the inspection. She also has experience of consulting the clients on the Eurasian Economic Union transnational legislation on various compliance and investigation issues.

Ruslana also consults with clients on their sales systems and distribution models in Russia and analyses the potential antimonopoly concerns in distribution and dealership agreements. Among her clients are companies from the heavy industry and automobile sectors, pharmaceutical and medical equipment businesses, oil and gas, natural monopolies, retail and other business sectors.

Ruslana is a member of the Competition Experts Association and the International Bar Association.

Best Lawyers in Russia (2020) recommends Ruslana for competition and antitrust law.