Bálint Bassola

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Bálint Bassola is lawyer at the Hungarian Competition Authority (Gazdasági Versenyhivatal). He received his law degree from Eötvös Loránd University of Budapest and his LL.M. degree from the College of Europe (Bruges). During his studies he had the opportunity to spend one year at the Universität Regensburg. Furthermore, in 2001-2002 he obtained the Diplôme Interdisciplinaire des Etudes Européennes from the Institut des Hautes Etudes Européennes of the Université Robert Schuman de Strasbourg. Bálint BASSOLA was awarded twice with the Scholarship of the Republic for academic excellence (1999 and 2002). In 2003 with he was honoured to receive the first prize of the National Essay Competition of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Speaker of the Hungarian National Assembly with a comparative law analysis. Bálint BASSOLA has several publications in the area of Hungarian and EC competition law. Currently he is a Brooke Scholar at Corpus Christi College, University of Cambridge.

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Hungarian Competition Authority (Budapest)


28622 Bulletin

Bálint Bassola A Hungarian Appeal Court upholds the NCA decision fining EUR 28 M construction companies in several public procurement procedures for motorway-construction (Betonút, Debmút, Egút, Hídépítő, Strabag)


Facts of the case July, August 2002: the National Motorway Co Ltd (NM) issues invitations to motorway construction works February 2003: ex-officio proceedings of the GVH commenced in order to establish whether the construction companies committed collusive bidding September and October (...)

Bálint Bassola The Hungarian NCA holds that the professional rules of book publishers and retailers association restrict competition (Association of Book Publishers and Book Retailers-MKKE)


The Competition Council of the Hungarian Competition Authority (Gazdasági Versenyhivatal - GVH) established in its decision, issued on 11 April 2006, that certain provisions of “The rules concerning competition of Hungarian publishing and bookselling” of the Hungarian Association of Book (...)

Bálint Bassola "Modernization" of the Hungarian Competition Act


Act LVII of 1996 on the prohibition of unfair and restrictive market practices ( Hungarian Competition Act, Consolidated version effective as of 1 November 2005 Note In 2005 important provisions of the Hungarian Competition Act (hereinafter “HCA”) were amended . Also, new rules about the (...)

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