Section of Expertise and Mediation

Phone: + 7 (495) 669 24 00 

Sergei Savostian, Head of Section, ext.: 58-30
Marina Romanova, Deputy Head of Section, ext.: 58-45

Anush Nazaryan, Advisor, ext.: 58-32
Sergei Pankov, Advisor, ext.: 58-34 
Nina Fedorishcheva, Chief Specialist-Expert, ext.: 58-35 

The Section performs the following functions:

1) performs expert assessment of monitoring results and appeal processing for the signs of barriers;

2) takes action to identify and designate barriers as eliminated;

3) ensures creation and maintenance of the barrier register;

4) participates in developing methodological foundations for dealing with barriers;

5) ensures that interested persons are informed about removing barriers;

6) monitors decisions adopted by the Commission's Board on qualified barriers;

7) participates in establishing a regulatory framework for settling disputes (mediation) arising from ensuring internal market functioning and from identifying any specific evidence (cases) of barriers;

8) prepares materials for the Commission's Board to apply to the Court of the Union on issues within the Section’s jurisdiction;

9) interacts with the Commission’s structural subdivisions and public authorities of Member States on issues within the Section’s jurisdiction.