Businesses are currently facing particular challenges due to the coronavirus crisis, which may encourage companies to cooperate with each other in order to overcome the negative consequences to the benefit of consumers, for example by ensuring the supply of scarce products.
Today Medeina Augustinavičienė has started her six-year tenure as a Council Member in Konkurencijos taryba. M. Augustinavičienė was appointed by Gitanas Nausėda, President of the Republic of Lithuania, upon the proposal of the Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis.
On 18 November 2018 the Lithuanian competition authority finished a two-year-long project #SuKonkurencijaPoLietuvą concerning a series of seminars on state aid, bid rigging and misleading advertising for 1100 representatives from the public and private sector in 10 different regions of Lithuania. Due to the reason stated above, from now on #SuKonkurencijaPoLietuvą is rebranded to Lietuvos Respublikos konkurencijos taryba.
On July 18 the President of the Republic of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė appointed Elonas Šatas as Council Member of the Competition Council for the second six-year term starting on 24 August 2017.
The Competition Council‘s Chairman Šarūnas Keserauskas (hereinafter – Chairman) met with Visvaldas Matijošaitis, Mayor of Kaunas City Municipality (hereinafter – Municipality), to discuss competition law issues and suggest solutions to competition problems in the Municipality.