Portrait of Dr Anastasia Shchepetova

Dr Anastasia Shchepetova : Senior Consultant

Anastasia has experience advising clients in a wide range of competition and civil litigation cases across a variety of sectors. She joined Oxera’s Paris office in 2021 after working for six years as a Manager at MAPP–KPMG in Paris. She has been involved in several merger and antitrust cases before the European Commission and in different European jurisdictions—primarily in France and Belgium. She has expertise in a range of sectors including fast-moving consumer goods, online commerce, energy, transport, telecoms, and medical equipment.

Anastasia has also advised clients and conducted competition policy workshops in Eastern Europe, in particular in Russia, Ukraine and Georgia. She has presented at the Annual Global Antitrust Forum in Ukraine (2017), and led a Competition Policy workshop on economic analysis organised by the International School of Economics in Tbilisi for economists and legal advisers at the Georgian Competition Authority and Policy institute (2016).

Anastasia speaks English, French, and Russian.

Tel: +33 (0) 1 87 16 51 37

Anastasia's specialisms include:

Selected
professional experience

  • Advised a large telecoms operator in the context of a French investigation regarding alleged abuses of dominance (2018)

  • Assessed the effects of coordination by producers of personal hygiene products (2018)

  • Provided an expert report in the context of the FAS investigation regarding alleged bid-rigging in the medical equipment market in Russia (2018)

  • Advised Suez in relation to its acquisition of the Water and Process Technologies business of GE. The transaction gave rise to both horizontal overlaps and foreclosure concerns (2017)

  • Advised a publisher in the context of a European investigation into distribution contracts for e-books (2017)

  • Advised an electronic goods manufacturer in the context of an investigation by the French Competition Authority into alleged retail price maintenance (2016)

Qualifications

  • PhD Economics, Toulouse School of Economics, France

  • MA EU Competition Law, King’s College London, UK

  • MA Economics, International School of Economics, Tbilisi, Georgia

  • Bachelor Business Administration, Wisconsin International University, Kiev, Ukraine

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