Information on the Office for the Protection of Competition

The Office for the Protection of Competition is the central authority of state administration responsible for creating conditions that favour and protect competition, supervision over public procurement and consultation and monitoring in relation to the provision of State aid.

Latest news

2022-09-23 / Representatives of the Review Bodies on Public Procurement Discussed in Prague the Application of Sanctions and Exclusion of Suppliers On 23 September 2022, the 11th meeting of the Network of First Instance Review Bodies on Public Procurement took place in Prague as a part of the Czech Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The meeting was organised by DG Grow of the European Commission, together with the Office for the Protection...

2022-09-22 / Reduced Fine for Aroma Candle Distributor, and, for the First Time, the Office Took the Compliance Program into Account The Office for the Protection of Competition (hereinafter referred to as “the Office“) imposed a fine of CZK 17,649,000 on the undertaking Z - TRADE s. r. o. for entering into prohibited agreements on direct resale price fixing. The fine was reduced by the Office because a party to the proceedings applied...

2022-09-15 / Price Caps in the Energy Sector Do Not Mean Tolerance of Cartels, Says Petr Mlsna, Chairman of the Office for the Protection of Competition The Office for the Protection of Competition (hereinafter referred to as "the Office") understands the necessity of capping energy prices, but, at the same time, warns that it will not tolerate price coordination and other anti-competitive practices in energy markets

2022-09-12 / The Office Imposed Fines of CZK 280 Million on Undertakings Specialised in Issuing Food Stamps for Anti-Competitive Coordination of Terms of Trade In its first-instance decision, although not in force, the Office for the Protection of Competition (hereinafter referred to as "the Office") imposed fines in the total amount of CZK 279,152,000 on Sodexo Pass Česká republika a.s., Edenred CZ s.r.o. and Up Česká republika s.r.o. for a cartel agreement

2022-08-25 / The Office Imposed Maximum Possible Fines for Obstruction of a Dawn Raid The Office for the Protection of Competition (hereinafter referred to as "the Office") has imposed the maximum possible fines on three undertakings suspected of being involved in a cartel agreement for obstructing a dawn raid

2022-07-29 / Annual Report 2021 The Office for the Protection of Competition (hereinafter referred to as “the Office”) publishes the English version of its Annual Report for the year 2021, during which it not only celebrated 30 years of its existence, but also has undergone a number of significant changes. At the very beginning of the...

2022-07-07 / Sewing machines supplier STRIMA agreed with a settlement procedure and was thus imposed a lower fine for vertical agreements In its first-instance decision, the Office for the Protection of Competition (hereinafter referred to as “the Office”) imposed a fine of CZK 4 446 000 on STRIMA CZECH s.r.o. for entering into prohibited vertical agreements which distorted competition. The undertaking STRIMA CZECH s.r.o. (hereinafter referred...

2022-06-08 / HRUŠKA Retail Chain Shall Return CZK 39 Million to Food Suppliers After the Office's Intervention The Office for the Protection of Competition (hereinafter referred to as “the Office”) has concluded two administrative proceedings in the field of significant market power against the retail chain HRUŠKA, spol. s r.o., after the undertaking proposed commitments to compensate more than seventy suppliers...

About the project

Operační program: OP Lidské zdroje a zaměstnanost
Identifikace výzvy: 48-Výzva pro předkládání IP 4.1- Efektivní správní úřad - Posilování institucionální kapacity a efektivnosti veřejné správy, 4.4a1
Registrační číslo: CZ.1.04/4.1.00/48.00007
Název projektu: Zefektivnění řízení procesů na ÚOHS
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