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CARTELISTS HAVE BEEN ASSIGNED INDIVIDUAL SANCTIONS  
01 06 2022

The Lithuanian competition authority Konkurencijos taryba assigned individual sanctions to the companies Būsto aplinka and City Service Engineering which concluded a bid-rigging cartel.  

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IN-HOUSE CONTRACT CAN BE CONCLUDED ONLY IN EXCEPTIONAL CASES AFTER ASSESSING ITS IMPACT ON FAIR COMPETITION
19 05 2022

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.

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STUDY REVEALS THAT LITHUANIAN BUSINESSES’ NEED FOR COMPETITION ADVOCACY REMAINS HIGH
13 01 2022

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...

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KONKURENCIJOS TARYBA REDUCES FINES FOR FOOD WHOLESALERS FOR COOPERATION AND SETTLEMENT IN BID-RIGGING CASE
16 12 2021

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...

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LITHUANIAN COMPETITION AUTHORITY TERMINATES INVESTIGATION INTO SUSPECTED BID-RIGGING
03 06 2021

The Lithuanian competition authority Konkurencijos taryba decided to terminate an investigation into the compliance of actions of undertakings involved in public procurements for the construction and reconstruction of quays and other objects with the Law on Competition and the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union.

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SUPREME ADMINISTRATIVE COURT OF LITHUANIA: CONSTRUCTION COMPANIES RESTRICTED COMPETITION IN PUBLIC PROCUREMENT THROUGH JOINT BIDDING
03 06 2020

The Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania (Court) rejected the appeals by the construction company Panevėžio statybos trestas (PST) and company Active Construction Management , previously known as Irdaiva , and upheld the ruling of the court of first instance confirming the fines imposed on the companies for anti-competitive joint bidding.

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SUPREME ADMINISTRATIVE COURT OF LITHUANIA IMPOSED STRICTER FINES ON MANAGERS OF CARTEL FIRMS
20 12 2019

The Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania (Court) partially satisfied the request of Konkurencijos taryba and restricted the right of Justinas Vanagas, manager of the firm VšĮ Media medis and Aušrinė Jurgelionytė, manager of Ministerium, to occupy managerial positions for 6 months and respectively imposed EUR 4,000 and EUR 2,000 fines for...

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MANAGER DISQUALIFIED AFTER THE COMPANY HAS BEEN HELD LIABLE FOR ANTITRUST VIOLATION
04 07 2019

Vilnius Regional Administrative Court (Court) satisfied the request of Konkurencijos taryba to impose personal liability on the former manager of Žagarės inžinerija for his direct involvement in the anti-competitive agreement between his firm and its competitor. The Court decided to restrict the right of the company’s manager to occupy...

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SUPREME ADMINISTRATIVE COURT OF LITHUANIA REJECTED COMPLAINT BY CARTEL PARTICIPANT
21 02 2019

The Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania upheld the decision of the Lithuanian competition authority Konkurencijos taryba imposing fines for bid-rigging in the public procurement on the companies Elmis , Ledevila and Vortex Capital .

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NON-COMPLIANCE WITH COURT DECISION RESULTED IN FINE FOR COMPANY‘S MANAGER
31 01 2019

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.

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THREE PERSONS RESTRICTED OF THE RIGHT TO OCCUPY MANAGERIAL POSITIONS
07 05 2018

The Competition Council informed the Centre of Registers, which is responsible for administering the Register of Legal Entities, that Vilnius Regional Administrative Court restricted the right of Vitalijus Mukovozas, Manager of Baltic Transport Service , Andrejus Falevičius, Manager of Convertus and Gediminas Ivanauskas, Manager of Gedarta...

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COMPETITION COUNCIL RECEIVES INTERNATIONAL AWARD
12 04 2018

The Lithuanian Competition Council‘s advocacy efforts received international recognition in the Antitrust Writing Awards . The Guidelines on Anti-Competitive Agreements and Bid Rigging in Public Procurement prepared by the Council‘s experts have been voted as one of the five Most Innovative 2017 Soft Laws in the world.

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