Alrosa to appeal Commission diamond ruling

Middleton, David
October 2006
Lawyer;10/9/2006, Vol. 20 Issue 39, p16
Trade Publication
The article reports on the preparation of state-owned diamond company Alrosa for a legal battle with the European Commission over a ruling that prohibits the company from selling rough gems to competitor De Beers in Russia. According to the Commission's rule, the sale of gems to De Beers violated anti-trust regulations and ordered sales to be reduced and then ended by 2009. Antitrust counsel Baker & McKenzie was instructed by Alrosa on its appeal to the Commission ruling.


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