KBSU Students Have Visited FAS
February 5, on the eve of the Day of Russian Science, students of the Institute of Law, Economics and Finance of Kabardino-Balkarian State University named after H. M. Berbekov visited the Open Day of the Office of the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia for the KBR.
For future experts in the field of competition law, a tour of the FAS Russia Directorate for the KBR was conducted, during which they got acquainted with the structure of the territorial department, learned about the development history of the antitrust authorities, as well as about the goals and objectives of the Federal Antimonopoly Service. During the events, the head of the Kabardino-Balkarian Department of the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia Kazbek Pshinshev talked with students, who emphasized the importance of holding such meetings with young people and noted the enthusiasm of future specialists from different industries in gaining new knowledge and experience for developing their horizons.
In more detail about the functions and powers of the Federal Antimonopoly Service, students were told by the deputy head of the Kabardino-Balkarian OFAS Russia Anna Kumakhova and the head of the department for protection of competition and control of advertising legislation of the department Arthur Kuantov. Representatives of the antimonopoly authority spoke about the activities of the Office in the framework of the application of antitrust laws, laws on natural monopolies and the control of public procurement, as well as highlighted compliance with advertising legislation and the suppression of violations related to unfair competition.
The children got acquainted with the procedure for entering the civil service, inclusion in the personnel reserve, with the possibility of undergoing practical training at the Office, preparing diploma papers and articles on topical issues, the consideration of which is the responsibility of the Federal Antimonopoly Service.
Recall that in 2016 at KBSU the base department of competition law and antitrust regulation has been operating — a joint structural unit of the university and the Office, conducting educational, methodical and research work, practical training of personnel and advanced training on the profile of the department. The head of the department is the head of the FAS Directorate for KBR Kazbek Pshinshev.
As part of the discussion, the guests actively asked questions to the management of the FAS Office for the KBR on the topics of their term papers and scientific papers, asked what violations in the field of antitrust and advertising legislation are most common, how to reduce the risk of violations and eliminate violations of the antitrust laws of the Russian Federation, and shared examples of those violations that have already experienced experience.
Speaking about their impressions of their stay at the FAS in the KBR, many students noted that they had broadened their horizons and increased their professional competencies in the field of special law.