EGYPTIAN PUBLIC PROSECUTION LEARNED ABOUT COMPETITION COUNCIL’S ACTIVITIES
On 1–3 August representatives from the Egyptian Public Prosecution learned about the Competition Council’s experience while ensuring effective competition for the benefit of consumers.
The delegation from Egypt got acquainted with the activities of the Council, competition law enforcement, and the issue of bid rigging in particular.
The experts of Anti-competitive Agreements Investigation Division presented the Lithuanian practice on cartel investigations, talked about cartel sanctions and recent collaboration experience with other institutions responsible for supervising public procurement and conducting investigations. The Council Member Jolanta Ivanauskienė noted that effective interinstitutional collaboration is an essential tool which can be used to identify more anti-competitive agreements.
The experts from the Egyptian Public Prosecution also had an opportunity to meet representatives from the Public Procurement Office and Special Investigation Service.