Maxim practices corporate and commercial law, with a particular focus on competition law issues, such as merger control and antitrust behavioural aspects, including, among other things, antitrust analysis of commercial agreements and transactions, antitrust compliance and investigations, advising clients on various aspects of competition law and related regulatory matters.
As part of M&A transactions and corporate restructurings, Maxim advises foreign investors on Russian antimonopoly requirements and obtaining merger clearance in relation to the acquisition of companies and assets located in Russia and the CIS.
He also represents corporate clients in administrative proceedings before the competition authorities and works on projects related to antitrust compliance and inspections by the antitrust authorities.
The CMS Russia team also provides a full range of services in the area of Public Procurement, including assistance with preparing and submitting bids; communication with the organizer of the tender with a view to amend tender documentation; challenging the tender documentation and results of public tenders via submission of complaint to the regulator and the court; representation of clients before the FAS in relation to various issues linked with the public procurement as well as advising clients on interplay of Public procurement and Competition Laws (bid-rigging, filing complaints against organizers of tenders under the procedure set forth by the Competition Law).
Maxim was chosen by his peers as one of the leading practitioners in Competition / Antitrust and TMT spheres according to Best Lawyers International rating and has been ranked by Chambers & Partners legal directory since 2012.