Press releases - State Aid
2020-12-02 / Petr Mlsna Appointed as the Chairman of the Office for the Protection of Competition Petr Mlsna was appointed by the President of the Czech Republic, Milos Zeman, as the Chairman of the Office for the Protection of Competition on 1 December 2020
2020-11-10 / The Office for the Protection of Competition issues information bulletin on State aid rules during COVID-19 pandemic State aid, when targeted properly, significantly helps to mitigate possible consequences of restrictions caused by the fight against COVID-19 global pandemic which negatively affect various areas of economic and social life. State aid is supervised by the European Commission within the European Union. The Commission’s...
2020-10-27 / Considering current COVID-19 emergency situation and tightening government measures, the St. Martin´s conference 2020 will not take place at all The Office for the Protection of Competition eventually cancelled this year’s conference focused on recent trends and developments in competition law
2020-10-22 / Binding Approach of the Office for the Protection of Competition to Assessment of the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Competition within the Czech Republic Considering the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, repeated declaration of the emergency state and number of emergency measures, having significant impact on the business sector, the Office for the Protection of Competition takes again into account current situation in its activity. The present difficult situation...
2020-10-21 / Agenda of St. Martin´s Conference 2020 to Cover not Only Competition but Also State Aid Issues CONSIDERING CURRENT COVID-19 EMERGENCY SITUATION AND TIGHTENING GOVERNMENT MEASURES, THE ST. MARTIN´S CONFERENCE 2020 WILL NOT TAKE PLACE AT ALL Despite the difficult current situation connected with pandemic of COVID-19 which allows only online format of St. Martin´s conference, the Office for the
2020-10-07 / Chairman of the Office to resign on 1 December Peter Rafaj shall resign his position of the Chairman of the Office for the Protection of Competition with effect from 1st December 2020. Mr. Rafaj has already informed the President of the Czech Republic about his intention
2020-10-01 / St. Martin´s Conference – online stream With regard to the current Covid-19 situation, this year’s St. Martin´s Conference held by the Office for the Protection of Competition on 11th and 12th November 2020 will be streamed online. The detailed program and conditions for online registration will be announced soon. Press unit of the Office
2019-06-01 / Conference on State Aid Law 2019 The Office for the Protection of Competition in cooperation with the Ministry of Industry and Trade organized a three-day international conference on State Aid and issues of small and medium-sized enterprises between 29 and 31 May 2019