Press releases - Competition

2019-11-11 / The Chairman of the Office confirmed fine imposed on Booking.com for prohibited vertical agreements preventing competition Petr Rafaj, the Chairman of the Office for the Protection of Competition, rejected by his final decision the appeal of the company Booking.com B.V. (hereinafter Booking.com) and confirmed the fine amounting to CZK 8,336,000 imposed on the company for prohibited vertical agreements

2019-11-05 / BABY DIREKT fined CZK 40 million for resale price maintenance agreements The Office for the Protection of Competition imposed a fine amounting to CZK 40,793,000 on the company BABY DIREKT s.r.o. for the infringement of the Act on the Protection of Competition and the EU competition rules. The decision is not yet final and may be subject to appeal

2019-08-19 / St. Martin´s Conference 2019 This year, the Office for the Protection of Competition organizes the 13th annual St. Martin´s Conference which will take place at the premises of the Office on 13 and 14 November

2019-08-09 / Due to the Office´s intervention, Volvo will provide higher discounts on spare parts to independent repairers The Office for the Protection of Competition has closed the administrative proceedings with Volvo Group Czech Republic, s.r.o. regarding possible abuse of a dominant position after the company had submitted commitments with the aim to adjust the discounts granted to independent repairers for the purchase of...

2019-08-05 / The final fine for the distortion of liberalisation imposed on České dráhy shall be almost CZK 275 million Petr Rafaj, the Chairman of the Office for the Protection of Competition, has confirmed by his final decision that the company České dráhy, a. s. abused its dominant position, when it foreclosed the market of long-distance rail passenger transport services in 2005/2006 – 2014 and prevented its competitors’...

2019-06-07 / Fines for bid rigging cartel of window producers were confirmed The Chairman of the Office for the Protection of Competition, Mr. Petr Rafaj, rejected the appeal of the undertakings DAFE-PLAST Jihlava, s.r.o., OFS 2000, s.r.o. and SULKO s.r.o., and confirmed the first-instance decision issued last year imposing the fines of CZK 20 841 000 on these undertakings for a bid...

2019-05-29 / AGROFERT is allowed to take over UNITED BAKERIES, but it has to sell off several facilities On 23 May 2019, the Office for the Protection of Competition issued a decision approving AGROFERT a.s. to take sole control over UB HOLDING a.s. and its subsidiary UNITED BAKERIES a.s., subject to a number of structural commitments which were accepted by the party to the proceedings in order to maintain effective...

2019-05-16 / The Office approved the merger of LKQ and heptus 292 on the distribution market of non-original spare parts, subject to commitments On 10 May 2019, the Office for the Protection of Competition issued a decision authorizing LKQ German Holdings GmbH to take sole control over the company heptus 292. GmbH, subject to several structural commitments in order to maintain effective competition. The decision is already final

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