The Lithuanian competition authority Konkurencijos taryba supervising how municipalities comply with the Law on Competition when concluding in-house contracts will analyse whether they conform to the judicial interpretations of the Constitutional Court concerning the assessment of the impact of in-house contracts on fair competition.
The Lithuanian competition authority Konkurencijos taryba assigned individual sanctions to the companies Būsto aplinka and Mano Būsto priežiūra which obstructed the inspection conducted by the authority’s officials.
The Lithuanian competition authority has terminated an investigation into a suspected abuse of dominance by a hazardous waste management company Toksika taking into account that the firm amended anti-competitive provisions of the contract with customers and few businesses might have been affected by the infringement of the state-owned company.
Having conducted the annual impact assessment of its activities, the Lithuanian competition authority Konkurencijos taryba calculated that direct expected benefits to consumers over the period of 2019–2021 amounted to an average of EUR 15.6 million per year and exceeded the authority’s annual budget 6.2 times.
The study of the Lithuanian businesses’ understanding of the rights and obligations established in the Law on Competition has revealed that although many interviewed companies are aware of the main competition law principles, there is a lack of knowledge about the application of certain law provisions, liability for infringements and the...
In the strategic plan 2022 the Lithuanian Konkurencijos taryba has identified four priority sectors. The authority is planning to monitor more closely competition restrictions in the labour market, health sector (including pharmaceuticals), retail trade and e-commerce, as well as to take active enforcement and advocacy actions.
The Lithuanian competition authority Konkurencijos taryba has found that the companies Sanitex , Sotėja , Selnera , Maistulis and Egilėja rigged their bids, including the price, in public procurements for the purchase of food products organised by or for the benefit of educational institutions and social service providers. Since the firms...
The Lithuanian competition authority Konkurencijos taryba found that the Lithuanian Basketball League ( Lietuvos krepšinio lyga – LKL) and 10 basketball clubs concluded an anti-competitive agreement when they decided not to pay basketball players salaries or other financial remuneration for the rest of the season after the termination of the...
The Lithuanian competition authority Konkurencijos taryba has decided to close the infringement proceedings into an alleged anti-competitive agreement between the firms Vilniaus energija and Bionovus (its successor was First Opportunity , a company registered in Estonia and later liquidated), in the biofuel market.
On September 10, the management of the Baltic competition authorities met in Riga to discuss current competition law issues in the Baltic States and discuss cooperation, joint projects, and possible market analysis and studies.