The antitrust and competition law journal and news service Global Competition Review has conducted an annual survey of the world‘s leading competition authorities and for six years in a row gave the Lithuanian Konkurencijos taryba three stars out of five, placing it next to competition agencies from Sweden, Norway, Netherlands or Belgium.
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 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.
From July 1 persons who provide evidence enabling Konkurencijos taryba to detect anti-competitive agreements will be entitled to a financial reward. It is hoped that this will encourage the society to take a more active role in reporting to the Lithuanian competition authority cartels or other anti-competitive agreements entered into by the...
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 Lithuanian competition authority Konkurencijos taryba evaluated the judgement of Vilnius Regional Administrative Court repealling the watchdog‘s decision on a cartel agreement between the Lithuanian Chamber of Notaries and members of its Presidium, and decided to bring an appeal before the Supreme Administrative Court.
The District Court of Vilnius imposed a fine of almost EUR 500 on V. M. for failure to leave the managerial position in a company that was involved in a cartel agreement.
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.
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.
The Competition Council found that 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, and thus were fined EUR 27,500 and EUR 27,100 respectively.
The Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania upheld the Competition Council‘s decision of 11 February 2015, according to which two competitors UAB Lukrida and UAB Manfula fixed the prices of internal combustion engines purchased from UAB Envija and restricted competition in the combined heat and power plants construction market.
On December 18 Lithuanian Competition Council (KT) announced that three cinema operators, “Forum Cinemas“, “Multikino Lietuva“ and “Cinamon Operations“, had been fixing prices of cinema tickets as part of two separate cartel agreements.