The Lithuanian competition authority Konkurencijos taryba decided to terminate an investigation into the compliance of actions of undertakings involved in public procurements for the construction and reconstruction of quays and other objects with the Law on Competition and the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union.
With the numbers of companies moving their businesses online growing, the problems related to digital markets are becoming increasingly relevant for national competition authorities. It is a task for each competition authority to continuously strengthen its investigative capacities and technological skills, as well as develop close cooperation...
The Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania (Court) rejected the appeal of the Lithuanian competition authority and upheld the decision of the court of first instance which ordered the authority to revisit joint bid-rigging fine imposed on the companies Jadrana and Pasvalio melioracija .
Konkurencijos taryba has terminated investigation into the alleged bid-rigging in the public tender for software upgrade and license renewal services among three IT service providers.
The Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania (Court) upheld the decision of Konkurencijos taryba imposing fines on the companies Ecoservice and Marijampolės švara for bid-rigging in the public tender for municipal waste collection and transportation services.
Konkurencijos taryba found the companies Būsto aplinka and Mano Būsto priežiūra guilty of obstructing the authority‘s officials in carrying out inspection and obtaining documents relevant for the investigation. The companies were fined a total of EUR 1,074,416.
Konkurencijos taryba found that in the public tender of Vilnius city cemetery maintenance services the firms belonging to the group of companies City Service SE concluded a cartel agreement with their competitor Naujininkų ūkis . Konkurencijos taryba fined these companies a total of EUR 412,100.
Vilnius Regional Administrative Court (Court) satisfied the request of Konkurencijos taryba to impose personal liability on the former manager of Žagarės inžinerija for his direct involvement in the anti-competitive agreement between his firm and its competitor. The Court decided to restrict the right of the company’s manager to occupy...
Konkurencijos taryba found that companies Pasvalio melioracija , Jadrana , Panevėžio melioracija and Biržų ranga concluded a bid-rigging cartel: cartelists colluded their actions and bids, including bid price, and agreed in advance on the winner of the tender. Konkurencijos taryba fined these companies a total of EUR 977,900.
The Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania upheld the decision of the Lithuanian competition authority Konkurencijos taryba imposing fines for bid-rigging in the public procurement on the companies Elmis , Ledevila and Vortex Capital .
Vilnius Regional Administrative Court upheld the Council’s decision, according to which UAB Elmis, UAB LEDEVILA and UAB Vortex Capital were fined for bid-rigging in the public procurement for the purchase of construction and installation works.
Vilnius Regional Administrative Court (Court) upheld the Competition Council’s decision of 5 December 2016, according to which UAB Žagarės inžinerija and UAB Rovaltra (Companies) rigged their bids in the public procurement for the purchase of machinery organized by UAB Fontas LT .