The Federal Antimonopoly Service’s (FAS) Expert Council, which includes representatives of the regulator and participants in the IT market, has developed five basic principles for the operation of digital platforms.
The proposed principals include:
In the future, the regulator plans to work out a mechanism for resolving disputes that may arise if the basic rules are not followed. Yandex, Avito and AliExpress stated that they participated in the discussion of the basic principles of the FAS and support them.
In September 2020, FAS proposed new amendments to the law against digital monopolies, introducing reinforcement of ordering fines for repeated breaches of antimonopoly laws.