The Polish Competition Authority issues guidelines on business secrets protection

On 16 March 2017 the Polish Competition Authority (Prezes Urzędu Ochrony Konkurencji i Konsumentów, the “PCA”) issued guidelines on the request to limit the right of access to the case files (full name: “Information on the manner of submitting the request to limit the right of access to the case files”, hereinafter referred to as the “Guidelines”). The Guidelines clarify what kind of information is to be protected in the course of the PCA’s proceedings and how such protection should be applied for by the undertaking concerned. What is business secret Article 4 point 17 of the Act of 16 February 2007 on Competition and Consumer Protection (“the Act”) states that “business secret” shall mean a business secret as defined in Article 11 paragraph 4 of the Act of 16 April 1993 on Combating Unfair

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  • WKB Wierciński Kwieciński Baehr (Warsaw)
  • WKB Wierciński Kwieciński Baehr (Warsaw)

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Tomasz Feliszewski, Kamil Klopocki, The Polish Competition Authority issues guidelines on business secrets protection, 16 March 2017, e-Competitions Bulletin March 2017, Art. N° 84696

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