On 18 November 2018 the Lithuanian competition authority finished a two-year-long project #SuKonkurencijaPoLietuvą concerning a series of seminars on state aid, bid rigging and misleading advertising for 1100 representatives from the public and private sector in 10 different regions of Lithuania. Due to the reason stated above, from now on #SuKonkurencijaPoLietuvą is rebranded to Lietuvos Respublikos konkurencijos taryba.
The Competition Council of Latvia announced that on April, 2018 it cleared the proposed acquisition of Latvian company Petrol Property by the Lithuanian company Vaizga . As Vaizga failed to submit merger notification before closing the transaction, the Competition Council of Latvia initiated a formal case investigation. The competition...
Vilnius Regional Administrative Court (Court) upheld the decision of the Lithuanian competition authority Konkurencijos taryba whereby it imposed a fine on the company Pigu for misleading advertising.
The Lithuanian competition authority Konkurencijos taryba cleared the acquisition of 50 per cent of UAB Farmers Circle Danish shares and joint control by the Danish investment company ASGAARD together with the Danish company IDAVANG .
Vilnius Regional Administrative Court (Court) upheld the decision of the Lithuanian competition authority Konkurencijos taryba, according to which UAB Norvesta and the German company Sypra concluded a cartel agreement while participating in the radioactive scrap metal auction conducted by Ignalina nuclear power plant.
September 4 marked the start of a two-day Eastern European Competition Workshop in Vilnius. The event, which was organised by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission in partnership with the Lithuanian competition authority Konkurencijos taryba, gathered almost 50 competition experts from Lithuania, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia,...
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.
The Lithuanian competition authority Konkurencijos taryba cleared the acquisition of 100 per cent and sole control of the Estonian insurance company Seesam Insurance by the Austrian company VIENNA INSURANCE GROUP AG Wiener Versicherung Gruppe (VIG).
The Lithuanian Competition Council closed the investigation into the compliance of Swedbank actions with the requirements of the Law on Competition upon Swedbank submitting written commitments suitable for the elimination of the alleged competition law breach and creating preconditions to avoid it in the future.
Vilnius Regional Administrative Court has rejected the appeal by AB Kauno grūdai against the Competition Council’s decision of 9 June 2017, whereby the company was fined EUR 947,700 for acquiring about 51 per cent of Vievio paukštynas shares and gaining control over the company, and thus implementing an unnotified merger.
The Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania rejected the appeal by UAB Forum Cinemas against the Competition Council’s decision whereby the company was fined EUR 1,384,300 for fixing prices of cinema tickets as part of two separate cartel agreements.