Legal successor of Federal Tariff Service (FTS of Russia).
Established in 2004
Legal basis/ mandate
Determined by the Federal Law of 17 August 1995 №147-FZ “On natural monopolies” and the Federal Law of 26 July 2006 №135-FZ “On protection of competition”; the Resolution of the Russian Government dated 30 June 2004 №331 “On approval of the Federal Antimonopoly Service”. Other authorities are determined by industrial laws and the Statute about the FAS Russia.
FAS Russia performs functions for the adoption of regulatory legal acts, control and supervision over compliance with legislation in the field of competition in product markets, to protect competition in the financial services market, the activity of natural monopolies and the advertising.
The Head and his deputies are appointed by the Government of the Russian Federation on a permanent basis (indefinite terms of office). The FAS Russia consists of a central unit (30 divisions) and 85 regional offices.
• Decision-Making Level: 12 members from the collegial body of the FAS Russia, which is composed of: The Head of FAS (Chairman), 4 Deputy Heads of FAS Russia and also representatives of other relevant federal executive bodies.
• Number of staff at the Central Office: 1040
• Number of staff in Regional Offices: 2248
The expenses for the maintenance of the central offices of the Federal Antimonopoly Service and its regional offices are carried out by funds provided by the federal budget.