Portuguese Competition Authority

Portuguese Competition Authority (Lisbon)

The Competition Authority’s mission is to ensure compliance with the competition rules in Portugal. The Authority follows the most recent principles on creating European anti-trust regulatory institutions and has substancial independence with regard to the government and other state bodies. It envisages itself as being a centre of excellence in competition matters in Portugal, fulfilling its role as a partner institution in the European network of Competition Regulators.

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Portuguese Competition Authority The Portuguese Competition Authority sends a statement of objections to a company specialized in standard mail services suspected to abuse of dominance (CTT)

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The Portuguese Competition Authority sends Statement of Objections to CTT – Correios de Portugal S.A.* The Portuguese Competition Authority (Autoridade da Concorrência – AdC) confirms having sent a Statement of Objections to CTT – Correios de Portugal S.A. (CTT) outlining its preliminary view that (...)

Portuguese Competition Authority The Portuguese Competition Authority opens a market inquiry concerning the commitments proposed by a supermarket suspected of resale price maintenance (Dia)

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DIA Portugal offers commitments to the PCA* On 3 April 2014, the Portuguese Competition Authority (PCA) opened proceedings against DIA Portugal Supermercados, Sociedade Unipessoal, Lda. (DIA Portugal), for alleged infringement of national competition rules in the context of the Franchise (...)

Portuguese Competition Authority The Portuguese Competition Authority fines an association of pharmacists for abuse of dominance on the pharmacies’ commercial data market (ANF)

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The Portuguese Competition Authority fined ANF Group for abusing its dominant position* The Portuguese Competition Authority (PCA) has imposed fines of € 10.340.000 on ANF (Associação Nacional das Farmácias) and three companies of the ANF Group (Farminveste – S.G.P.S., S.A., Farminveste – (...)

Portuguese Competition Authority The Portuguese Competition Authority receives commitments from a car manufacturer ending competition concerns regarding motor vehicles warranties (SIVA)

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SIVA offers commitments to the Portuguese Competition Authority regarding motor vehicles warranties* The Portuguese Competition Authority has opened proceedings against SIVA – Sociedade de Importação de Veículos Automóveis, S.A., the Portuguese importer of Audi, Volkswagen and Skoda brands, for (...)

Portuguese Competition Authority The Portuguese Competition Authority imposes fine on transport company for providing false, inaccurate and incomplete information in the context of an antitrust investigation in the sector of rail freight transport (CP CARGA)

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AdC fines CP Carga for providing false, inaccurate or incomplete information* The Portuguese Competition Authority (Autoridade da Concorrência - AdC) has imposed a fine of € 100.000,00 on CP CARGA, for providing false, inaccurate or incomplete information further to a request of the AdC, in the (...)

Portuguese Competition Authority The Portuguese Competition Authority receives commitments proposed by a car manufacturer to end the competition concerns regarding motor vehicles warranties (Ford)

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Ford offers commitments to the Portuguese Competition Authority regarding motor vehicles warranties* The Portuguese Competition Authority has opened proceedings against Ford Lusitana, S.A. (Ford) for alleged infringements of the competition rules, on January 2015. The Portuguese Competition (...)

Portuguese Competition Authority The Portuguese Competition Authority converts into mandatory conditions the commitments proposed by a car manufacturer in the market of motor vehicle warranties (Peugeot)

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The PCA converts into mandatory conditions the commitments presented by Peugeot Portugal regarding motor vehicle warranties* The Portuguese Competition Authority (PCA) converts into mandatory conditions all the commitments presented by Peugeot Portugal Automóveis, S.A. (Peugeot), in order to (...)

Portuguese Competition Authority The Portuguese Competition Authority declares the extinction of the merger proceedings following an in-depth investigation in the field of outdoor advertising (JCDecaux / Cemusa)

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The PCA declared the extinction of the proceedings of the JCDecaux/Cemusa merger* On March 19, 2015, the Portuguese Competition Authority (PCA) declared the extinction of the merger proceedings concerning the acquisition of sole control of Cemusa by JCDecaux, in the field of outdoor (...)

Portuguese Competition Authority The Lisbon Court of Appeal upholds the decision of the Portuguese Competition Authority against a sport channels for abuse of dominance in the market of conditional-access premium sports TV channels (Sport TV)

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Portuguese Competition Authority’s decision against Sport TV confirmed by the Lisbon Court of Appeal* The Lisbon Court of Appeal confirmed the Portuguese Competition Authority’s (PCA) decision against Sport TV for abusing its dominant position in the market of conditional-access premium sports (...)

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