The Hungarian High Court of Appeal rules that the tenderee to the agreement that was concluded on the basis of the outcome of a tender which was influenced by bid rigging is not entitled to damages (Bartók Béla tender)

I. Introduction Private enforcement in bid rigging cases is increasing in Hungary. However, none of the filed actions have been successfully completed in recent years. II. Background of the judgment The background of the case and the decision of the Hungarian Competition Office (HCO) was previously introduced by Gábor Báthory and Cédric Cheneviere [1]. In summary, the HCO established in its resolution no. Vj-138/2002/79 delivered on 18 March 2004 that Strabag Rt. and EGUT Rt. participated in concerted practices in the course of the public procurement procedure for the construction of the Bartók Béla road. It also established that Strabag Rt. and RING Kkt. participated in

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Zsuzsanna Németh, The Hungarian High Court of Appeal rules that the tenderee to the agreement that was concluded on the basis of the outcome of a tender which was influenced by bid rigging is not entitled to damages (Bartók Béla tender), 16 December 2010, e-Competitions Bulletin Judicial review, Art. N° 35154

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