Press releases - Competition

2021-05-05 / SPIE Elektrovod and ASE Were Fined Almost CZK 34 Million for Public Procurement Cartel In its first instance decision, the Office for the Protection of Competition imposed fines in the total amount of CZK 33,917,000 on SPIE Elektrovod, a.s. and ASE, s.r.o. for a cartel agreement concerning tenders for electrical installation works awarded by ČEPS, a.s., the Czech electricity transmission system...

2021-04-13 / The Chairman of the Czech Office for the Protection of Competition called on Czech MPE´s not to Support Anticompetitive Regulation of Agriculture Mr. Petr Mlsna, Chairman of the Czech Office for the Protection of Competition, addressed his letter to all the Czech Members of the European Parliament, asking not to vote in favor of legislative proposals which could result in substantial distortion of competition in the agricultural sector

2021-03-09 / The Office takes part in international project Computational Antitrust The Office for the Protection of Competition has engaged in the new international „Computational Antitrust“ project focused on utilisation of the automatized legal analysis within the process of detection of the anticompetitive conduct. This project, being under the auspices of Stanford University, now gathers...

2021-02-15 / Railway Design Cartel Revealed thanks to Leniency Programme, the Office Imposed Fine on SUDOP Praha By its first-instance decision, the Office for the Protection of Competition punished bid rigging agreement on projecting high-speed rails concluded by SUDOP PRAHA a. s. (hereinafter referred to as “Sudop”) and Výzkumný Ústav Železniční, a. s. (railway research centre – hereinafter referred to as “VUZ”

2021-02-11 / The fine imposed on Abistore confirmed, the distributor of sports equipment dictated prices to sellers The Chairman of the Office for the Protection of Competition Petr Mlsna confirmed the imposition of the fine of CZK 1,851,000 on the undertaking ABISTORE SPORT, s. r. o. (hereafter referred to as „Abistore“) for an infringement of the Czech Competition Act. The decision is final

2021-02-04 / The Office Imposed Fine Amounting to CZK 10,000,000 on NET4GAS for Abuse of Dominant Position The Office for the Protection of Competition imposed a fine amounting to CZK 10,000,000 on NET4GAS, s. r. o., for abuse of dominant position and prohibited alleged conduct for the future. The decision has not yet come into force and the undertaking can file an appeal

2021-02-02 / The Chairman of the Office confirmed that RITCHY EU concluded prohibited anticompetitive agreements Petr Mlsna, the Chairman of the Office for the Protection of Competition, entirely dismissed the appeal filed by RITCHY EU s. r. o., and upheld the first-instance decision of the Office which imposed the fine amounting to CZK 6,674,000 on the above-mentioned undertaking for a prohibited anticompetitive resale...

2021-01-28 / The Chairman of the Office Upheld the Decision in Carpathia Cartel Case, One of the Fines Subject to Reassessment The Chairman of the Office, Petr Mlsna, upheld the decision on a prohibited agreement in the field of rail freight transport, the so-called Carpathia Cartel. The Chairman of the Office upheld the first-instance decision of June 2020 on the merits, only the operative part of the decision on the fine amounting...

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