Ádám Máttyus

lakatos, koves and partners
Lawyer (Partner)

Ádám Máttyus is a partner of Lakatos, Köves and partners. Before he was partner and head of the corporate department of Andrékó Kinstellar (previously Andrékó Linklaters). He has over 14 years of experience in the international legal environment. He specialises in corporate, M&A and competition law, and is an expert in non-regulated sectors such as IT and FMCG (fast moving consumer goods), as well as regulated sectors such as energy. He graduated from University Eötvös Lóránd faculty of law, Budapest, Hungary in 1996. He is strongly recommended by several legal directories, including Legal500, Chambers Europe and PLC. He speaks Hungarian, English and German and is a member of the Budapest Bar Association.

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Ádám Máttyus, Dorottya Kereszty, Eszter Ritter The Hungarian Competition Office establishes that a sale and purchase agreement on trademarks does not qualify as a concentration of undertakings (Maspex/Apenta)

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Upon the request of Maspex z.o.o. ("Maspex"), the Hungarian Competition Office ("HCO") initiated an investigation in order to assess whether the transfer of trademarks owned by Apenta Ásványvíz és Üdítõ Kft. ("Apenta"), a mineral water and soft drink producer, to Maspex would qualify as concentration (...)

Ádám Máttyus, Eszter Ritter The Hungarian Competition Office fines 14 road construction companies for price fixing, market sharing and bid rigging (Adeptus Rt.)

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The Hungarian Competiton Office (HCO) launched proceedings against fourteen road construction companies (Alterra Kft., Betonút Rt., Debreceni Mély- és Útépítõ Rt., EGÚT Egri Útépítõ Rt., Hídépítõ Rt., HÓDÚT Rt., Hoffmann Rt., MÁV Hídépítõ Rt., MOTA-Engil Rt., Strabag Rt., Swietelsky Kft., Vakond Kft. and (...)

Ádám Máttyus, Eszter Ritter The Hungarian Competition Office clears a merger in the daily newspapers market subject to remedies including tying prohibition and price control, the transaction having been previously prohibited by the NCA and then subject to a new assesment following Court’s judgement (Tabora/Népszabadság)

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In 2003, a member of the Ringier group, B.V. Tabora (Tabora), which held 49.97 per cent of the shares in Népszabadság, one of the largest daily newspapers in Hungary, acquired through share swap another 17.68 per cent stake in Népszabadság, thus holding a total of 67.65 per cent. Tabora requested (...)

Ádám Máttyus, Eszter Ritter The Hungarian Competition Office grants individual exemption to insurance companies for the conclusion of consortium agreement (ÁB-Aegon Általános Biztosító)

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In 2003, AB-Aegon Általános Biztosító Rt, Allianz Hungária Biztosító Rt., Generali-Providencia Biztosító Rt., OTP-Garancia Biztosító Rt. and Uniqa Biztosító Rt. filed a request for negative clearance or alternatively, a request for an individual exemption with the Hungarian Competition Office (HCO). The (...)

Ádám Máttyus, Eszter Ritter The Hungarian Competition Office fines road constructors for concerted practices during road construction projects in Budapest (Alterra Kft.)

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In 2002, the Hungarian Competition Office (HCO) launched proceedings against eight road construction companies including Strabag Rt. (Strabag), EGÚT Egri Útépítő Kft. (EGUT), Hídépítő Rt. (Hídépítő) and Ring Kkt. (Ring), a JV of Strabag and Hídépítő, on the grounds that they were suspected of having (...)

Ádám Máttyus, Dorottya Kereszty, Eszter Ritter The Hungarian Competition Office decides that the establishment of an undertaking by four shareholders each holding 25 % of the votes does not qualify as a concentration (Baucont, Hérosz, Kipszer, Közév)

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Baucont Rt., Hérosz Rt., Kipszer Rt. and Közév Rt., all active in the construction industry, notified the HCO of the establishment of Corvin-Szigony Rt. ("Corvin-Szigony"), a company limited by shares. Pursuant to its Deed of Foundation, Corvin-Szigony was established with the minimum amount of (...)

Ádám Máttyus, Eszter Ritter The Hungarian Competition Authority fines cement producers for concerting market practices through a cement association and for the abuse of dominant position (Holcim Hungária Rt.)

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The Hungarian Competition Office (HCO) launched proceedings against three cement producers : Holcim Hungária Rt. (Holcim), Duna-Dráva Cement Kft. (DDC) and BÉCEM Cement és Mészipari Rt. (BÉCEM) as well as their association : the Hungarian Cement Association (HCA) because of a suspected illegal (...)

Ádám Máttyus, Eszter Ritter The Hungarian Competition Office terminates proceedings in the motorway construction market regarding refusal to conclude a contract (Nemzeti Autópálya Rt.)

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In 2002 the Hungarian Competition Office (HCO) launched an investigation against National Motorway Ltd. (NA) in order to determine whether NA was in a dominant position in the motorway construction market, and if yes, whether it abused its dominant position when in 2000, it failed to respond to (...)

Ádám Máttyus, Eszter Ritter The Hungarian Competition Office decides that a dominant company’s refusal to contract does not violate competition law (Wrigley Hungária Kft.)

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The Hungarian Competition Office (HCO) launched proceedings against Wrigley Hungária Kft. (Wrigley) in order to determine whether Wrigley abused its dominant position on the sugar free chewing gum market when it changed its distribution system and no longer provided special supply conditions to (...)

Ádám Máttyus, Eszter Ritter The Hungarian Competition Office fines cement manufacturers group for failure to notify the acquisition of joint control but clears the merger (Breitenburger, Schwenk, Heidelberger - BÉCEM)

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In 2001, the HCO launched proceedings against Holcim Hungária Cementipari Rt. (Holcim Hungária), Duna-Dráva Cement Kft. (Duna-Dráva), BÉCEM Kőlisztgyártó, Vagyonkezelő és Szolgáltató Cement- és Mészipari Rt. (BÉCEM), Breitenburger Auslandsbeteiligungs GmbH (Breitenburger), Heidelberger Zement AG (...)

Ádám Máttyus, Eszter Ritter The Hungarian Competition Office finds that cable television service provider abused its dominant position through the general terms and conditions applicable to its subscription agreements (UPC)

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The Hungarian Competition Office (HCO) launched an investigation against UPC Magyarország Kft. (UPC), a major cable television service provider, in order to determine whether UPC abused its dominant position (a) when in two Hungarian towns, it unilaterally introduced new programme packages with (...)

Ádám Máttyus, Eszter Ritter The Hungarian Competition Office authorises the acquisition of joint control by Hungarian oil company over Slovak oil company (MOL/Slovnaft)

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The Hungarian Competition Office (“HCO”) initiated an investigation following the application of Hungarian Oil & Gas Company Plc (“MOL”) in which MOL requested the approval for MOL’s acquisition of joint control with Slovintegra a.s. (“Slovintegra“) and Slovbena a.s. (“Slovbena”) (hereinafter (...)

Ádám Máttyus, Eszter Ritter The Hungarian Competition Office clears a merger in the retail distribution after full investigation of de facto control (Csemege Julius Meinl / ALFA Kereskedelmi)

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In 1999, Csemege Julius Meinl Rt. (Csemege), a company owning a grocery retail chain, filed a notification with the Hungarian Competition Office (HCO) in which it requested the HCO to permit its acquisition of control in ALFA Kereskedelmi Kft. (ALFA), another grocery retailer. The acquisition (...)

Ádám Máttyus, Dorottya Kereszty, Eszter Ritter The Hungarian Competition Office authorises a concentration through acquisition of minority shareholding with detailed reasoning on de facto control (Renault/Nissan)

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The HCO initiated an investigation at the request of Renault S.A. ("Renault") for approval of the concentration of Renault and Nissan Motor Co. ("Nissan"). Renault and Nissan entered into an agreement pursuant to which Renault acquired a shareholding representing 36.8 per cent of the share (...)

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