Anton Subbot

Partner
Moscow Branch of Baker & McKenzie CIS, Limited

Biography

Anton Subbot heads the Antitrust & Competition Practice Group in the Firm’s Moscow office. Prior to joining Baker McKenzie, he worked as a legal adviser in a Russian firm. Mr. Subbot has been ranked by Chambers Europe and recognized in Global Competition Review’s GCR 100 for his work on antitrust matters.

Practice Focus

Mr. Subbot focuses on contentious competition, procurement and anti-bribery matters. He also advises clients on corporate compliance and internal investigations.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Represented a global healthcare company in court proceedings concerning the client’s corporate liability for its employee’s attempt to bribe a state official for increasing procurement purchases of the client's products, which was established in a prior criminal conviction of the state official.
  • Represented a global crop protection company in court proceedings concerning the client’s corporate liability in connection with a prior criminal conviction of a state official for receiving remuneration for expediting issuance of certain market authorizations for the client’s goods.
  • Represented a global engineering company in an anti-monopoly case concerning alleged bid-rigging of a government tender, which ran in parallel with a criminal investigation against state officials responsible for organizing the tender. 
  • Represented a global automotive company in an anti-monopoly case concerning alleged market allocation due to the client’s prohibiting its dealers from participating in government tenders as a remedial measure following an anti-bribery investigation in another jurisdiction.
  • Represented a global healthcare company in settlement negotiations with Russia’s antitrust regulator to reduce a fine and lift an injunction prohibiting the client from conducting due diligence on prospective partners, which were imposed as a result of a prior anti-monopoly case.
  • Represented a global engineering company before the Russian antitrust regulator in an anti-monopoly investigation into abuse of market dominance alleged by several business partners, who were denied supplies intended for government tenders on anti-bribery grounds.
  • Represented a Russian federal authority responsible for sanitary and phytosanitary controls of imported agricultural products in court proceedings to set aside a prior decision of the Russian antitrust regulator, which charged the client with facilitating a cartel among certain importers.

Admissions

  • Russia (2007)

Education

  • Moscow State Law Academy (2007)
  • Loyola Law School (2002)

Languages

  • English