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.
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...
Vilnius Regional Administrative Court has rejected the appeal by AB Kauno grūdai against the Competition Council’s decision of 9 June 2017, whereby the company was fined EUR 947,700 for acquiring about 51 per cent of Vievio paukštynas shares and gaining control over the company, and thus implementing an unnotified merger.
The Competition Council found that UAB koncernas Achemos grupė implemented an unnotified merger by acquiring sole control of UAB Jūros vartai and AB KLAIPĖDOS LAIVŲ REMONTAS . For the infringement of the Law on Competition, the Council fined Achemos grupė EUR 54,700.
After the final ruling of the Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania, UAB AMIC Lietuva (former UAB Lukoil Baltija) paid a fine of EUR 3,297,700 and EUR 536,339 of interest.
The Competition Council found that having acquired about 51 per cent of Vievio paukštynas shares and gained control over the company, Kauno grūdai implemented unnotified merger. For the infringement of the Law on Competition, the Council fined Kauno grūdai EUR 947,700.
The Council completed an investigation into suspected unnotified merger by koncernas Achemos grupė . According to the Council‘s preliminary findings, in 2013 koncernas Achemos grupė acquired sole control of UAB Jūros vartai and AB Klaipėdos laivų remontas and by doing so implemented unnotified merger.
Having evaluated the evidence on the suspected anti-competetive behavior of Lithuanian companies engaged in cement production and trade, the Competition Council (hereinafter – KT) terminated the investigation.