Konkurencijos taryba found that UAB Palink , one of the major retail companies in Lithuania, infringed the Law on the Prohibition of Unfair Practices of Retailers (Law) when it required from 7 food and drink suppliers to spend all of their preliminary budget intended for sales promotion activities.
The Lithuanian competition authority Konkurencijos taryba has prepared an explanatory note for companies and their lawyers to give more clarity on the procedures of the inspections carried out at business premises by the authority‘s authorised officials.
Konkurencijos taryba found that the company Maxima LT infringed the Law on the Prohibition of Unfair Practices of Retailers (Law) by setting requirement for food and drink suppliers to pay fees for sales promotion, and by envisaging fines or compensation for failure to comply with the set obligations.
The Lithuanian competition authority Konkurencijos taryba acknowledged that the Estonian company Eesti Meedia , which did not receive the clearance of the acquisition of 100 per cent of AllePAL shares and which was obliged to take actions re-establishing the state prior to the merger or eliminating the identified competition concerns, properly implemented obligations set by Konkurencijos taryba.
On October 18 the Competition Council cleared the acquisition of 100 per cent of UAB Palink ( PALINK ) shares and control by UAB Rimi Lietuva ( RIMI ) on condition that RIMI will sell part of its business related to retail trade.
The Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania (Court) rejected the appeal by Joniškis District Municipality (Municipality) asking to repeal the obligation to conduct a competitive procedure for the provision of municipal waste management services.
The Competition Council (hereinafter – Council) found that Pakruojis District Municipality (hereinafter – Municipality) failed to meet the Council‘s obligation – create non-discriminatory conditions for undertakings willing to provide municipal waste collection and transportation services (hereinafter – Services) in Pakruojis district.
On 18 August the Competition Council (hereinafter – Council) cleared the acquisition of 100 per cent of BTA Baltic Insurance Company AAS (hereinafter – BTA ) shares by VIENNA INSURANCE GROUP AG (hereinafter – VIG ) on condition that VIG will sell the part of business of Compensa Vienna Insurance Group ,...
The Competition Council (hereinafter – the Council) found that Trakai District Municipality (hereinafter – Municipality) did not create non-discriminatory conditions for undertakings willing to execute maintenance works of public areas in Trakai District and, thus, failed to comply with the obligations imposed by the Council.
The Competition Council cleared the acquisition of part of the assets, rights and obligations of Danske Bank A/S Lietuvos filialas by AB Swedbank and UAB Swedbank lizingas .
On 15 October, Competition Council (further - the Council) prohibited acquisition of 100 per cent of Maltosa shares by Viking Malt Oy . The Council found that the merger will restrict competition in the market of pilsen malt production.