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CARTEL AMONG OCCASION WEAR SHOPS RESULTED IN HIGHER PRICES FOR CONSUMERS
31 10 2017

The Competition Council found a number of occasion wear shops operating in Vilnius guilty of a cartel that set a fixed dress try-on fee for customers. Firms received fines ranging from EUR 1 to EUR 1,960, with seven out of 12 cartel members admitting the infringement.

FAIR COMPETITION – MORE OPPORTUNITIES
11 10 2017

On September 9–10 competition law experts and representatives of the European Commission, Lithuanian public and private sector gathered in the 14th Baltic Competition Conference in Vilnius to discuss how competition authorities can become better enforcers, strengthen institutional credibility and contribute to the well-being of the country and the citizens.

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CONSTRUCTION COMPANIES  DID NOT ESCAPE FINES FOR IMITATING COMPETITION
04 08 2017

The Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania (Court) upheld the Competition Council’s decision, according to which in 2011–2012 construction companies concluded bid rigging agreements.

UAB AMIC LIETUVA PAID A FINE FOR COMPETITION LAW INFRINGEMENT
20 06 2017

After the final ruling of the Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania, UAB AMIC Lietuva (former UAB Lukoil Baltija) paid a fine of EUR 3,297,700 and EUR 536,339 of interest.

SUPREME ADMINISTRATIVE COURT: KLAIPĖDA CITY MUNICIPALITY BREACHED COMPETITION LAW
14 06 2017

The Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania upheld the Competition Council’s decision, according to which Klaipėda City Municipality breached the Law on Competition by authorising five municipal companies to provide shared taxi services without a competitive procedure.

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COMPETITION COUNCIL’S GUIDEBOOK – MOST INOVATIVE SOFT LAW WORLDWIDE
29 03 2017

In Antitrust Writing Awards 2017 the Competition Council’s guidebook “Cooperation with public institutions: how to reduce the risks of competition law infringement?” (Guidebook) received an award for the most innovative soft law in the cross-border category. The Guidebook was assessed by 50 international antitrust experts.

VILNIUS REGIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE COURT: ŠIAULIAI CITY MUNICIPALITY GRANTED PRIVILEGES TO UAB BUSTURAS
19 09 2016

On 15 September Vilnius Regional Administrative Court (hereinafter – Court) upheld the Competition Council‘s decision of 6 June 2016 whereby Šiauliai City Municipality (hereinafter – Municipality) restricted competition and consumer rights in the sector of passenger transportation services.

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