After conducting the monitoring of the implementation of the Law on the Prohibition of Unfair Practices of Retailers (Law), in its report provided to the Government the Lithuanian competition authority Konkurencijos taryba suggested that higher fines should be envisaged for major retailers for their unfair practices to food and drink suppliers.
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.
The Lithuanian competition authority Konkurencijos taryba has launched an investigation into a suspected anti-competitive agreement among the Lithuanian Basketball League (Lietuvos krepšinio lyga – LKL) and basketball clubs after evaluating their exchange of information on the terms of payment of basketball players‘ salaries during the meeting...
As companies have temporarily suspended their business operations due to the Covid-19 outbreak, Konkurencijos taryba is struggling to receive information from businesses and informs companies that it may take longer than usual to implement the activities ascribed to it by the laws, especially merger control.
The Lithuanian competition authority Konkurencijos taryba has adopted the guidance indicating the main principles and criteria used when assessing if an undertaking holds a dominant position, as well as its position in the relevant market, i.e. market power. The Explanations concerning the assessment of a dominant position will enter into...
Businesses are currently facing particular challenges due to the coronavirus crisis, which may encourage companies to cooperate with each other in order to overcome the negative consequences to the benefit of consumers, for example by ensuring the supply of scarce products.
Konkurencijos taryba has terminated investigation into the alleged anti-competitive agreement among 7 Lithuanian and Latvian companies engaged in the production and sales of construction, repair and household goods.
Today, all competition authorities in the European Competition Network (the European Commission, the European Surveillance Authority, and the national competition authorities of the EU/EEA) are issuing a joint statement on how to apply the European competition rules during the crisis.
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.
As a result of the quarantine measures preventing the spread of COVID-19 adopted by the Lithuanian Government, Konkurencijos taryba has cancelled the seminars for national judges which were planned in Vilnius on 6–7 April and 15 May 2020.
The consortium consisting of the Lithuanian competition authority, State Consumer Rights Protection Authority and the Austrian Federal Trade Authority, has been selected to implement jointly the EU Twinning project in Georgia.
Konkurencijos taryba was awarded a contract to implement the EU Twinning project in Ukraine. It will be the first time when Lithuania will implement the project in the role of the project leader rather than a junior partner.