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On November 17, 2016 VEGAS LEX
held a workshop on recent changes and judicial practices in the regulation of
procurement by legal entities in the Russian fuel and energy sector.
On November 17, 2016, VEGAS LEX Partner, Head of
Technology and Investment group Alexandra Vasyukhnova and Commercial group
associate Ksenia Podguzova led a VEGAS
LEX workshop on New initiatives and
arbitration practices in the regulation of procurement by legal entities in the
Russian fuel and energy sector as part of the conference Organization of procurement and supply in the oil
and gas industry: efficiency, innovative methods and analytical tools.*
The VEGAS LEX experts spoke about initiatives to tighten the regulation of procurement
(Law 223-FZ); about preferences for Russian goods during procurement and how to minimize the risks for the customers and bidders. Discussing
the liability of officials for procurement violation, the lawyers listed the administrative
offenses committed in 2015, and cited the statistics of bidders’ complaints. Finally,
the experts considered the current problems in applying the law in the field of
public procurement and highlighted the main trends in judicial practice.
* The conference was held as
part of the NEFTEGAZ International Exhibition and National Oil and Gas Forum. The
event was officially supported by the Ministry of Energy, the Russian Union of
Industrialists and Entrepreneurs and VEGAS LEX. http://oilandgasforum.ru/konference/.
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