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.
Today Seimas adopted amendments to the Law on Competition which will transpose the provisions of the Directive of the European Parliament and Council into national law, ensuring uniform regulation of the activities of competition authorities across the EU, with regard to such matters as independence, resources, powers and sanctions. The...
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.
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.
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 closed the examination of the merger notification regarding the acquisition of 100 per cent of SPLIUS shares and sole control by Cgates.
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.
The Lithuanian competition authority Konkurencijos taryba cleared the acquisition of 100 per cent of UAB Bio Sala shares (also indirect acquisition of 100 per cent of UAB Sveiki produktai shares ) and sole control by the Estonian company BaltCap indirectly through BaltCap Growth Fund EuVECA .
The Lithuanian competition authority Konkurencijos taryba cleared the acquisition of 100 per cent and sole control of UAB Keturi kambariai which manages the coffehouse chain Caffeine by the Norwegian company Reitan Convenience .
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...
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 .