The Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania (Court) rejected the claim of the company Kauno grūdai confirming EUR 947,700 fine imposed on it for an unnotified merger.
Konkurencijos taryba found that the company Neste Lietuva infringed the Law on Advertising by spreading misleading advertising claims about Neste fuel. The company was fined EUR 8,688.
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 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 the companies Būsto aplinka and Mano Būsto priežiūra guilty of obstructing the authority‘s officials in carrying out inspection and obtaining documents relevant for the investigation. The companies were fined a total of EUR 1,074,416.
Konkurencijos taryba found that Norfos mažmena and Rivona infringed the Law on the Prohibition of Unfair Practices of Retailers (Law) by setting requirement for the suppliers to pay fees for sales promotion.
Lietuvos paštas committed to inform other postal service providers about any pricing changes in advance and not to create any obstacles to its competitors operating in the same market. Konkurencijos taryba decided that these commitments proposed by the company are appropriate and sufficient to eliminate the alleged infringement of the Law on...
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.
From May 1, after the amendments to the Law on Advertising have entered into force, the Lithuanian competition authority Konkurencijos taryba will transfer its functions relating to the supervision of misleading and comparative advertising to the State Consumer Rights Protection Authority (SCRPA).
The Lithuanian competition authority Konkurencijos taryba and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy successfully completed the European Union Twinning Project in Ukraine.