Robert Neruda

Havel, Holasek & Partners (Brno)
Partner

Robert is the head of the team specialising in competition law, state aid, and significant market power. Prior to joining HAVEL & PARTNERS, he served eight years at the Czech Office for the Protection of Competition, and most recently two years as its Antitrust Vice-Chair. He is a co-author of the commentary on the Competition Act and the commentary on the Public Procurement Act, and he regularly lectures at international conferences. As an expert in competition law, he has been recommended by several international publications: "The International Who’s Who of Competition Lawyers & Economists", "PLC Which Lawyer?", "ILO Client Choice", and "Chambers Europe Guide". Robert was named a Competition Thought Leader by the prestigious British agency "Who’s Who Legal". In the Czech Republic, he was named an innovative lawyer of 2017.

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Articles

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Robert Neruda, Juraj Steinecker, Tomáš Varšo The EU Commission changes its preliminary view on the inspection of a Slovak rail company and closes the infringement proceedings as a result (ZSSK)

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European Commission changed its preliminary view on the inspection in Slovak rail company ZSSK and closed the infringement proceedings* On 25 September 2018, the European Commission (“ Commission ”) published a press release that it sent a statement of objections to Slovak rail company ZSSK for (...)

Demcak, Robert Neruda The Supreme Court of the Slovak Republic upholds the decision of the Competition Office after the intervention of the European Commission (Cargo Slovakia)

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Relevant facts In the following judgement, the Supreme Court of the Slovak Republic confirmed the decision of the Slovak Antimonopoly Office (hereinafter referred to as "Office") where the Office stated that the railway company Železničná spoločnosť a.s., later its successor, Železničná spoločnosť (...)

Robert Neruda The Slovak Council of the Competition authority imposes significant fine for repeated abuse of dominant position by not granting access to essential facilities (Slovak Telecom)

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I. Relevant facts In the following decision, the Slovak Antimonopoly Office (Office) concluded that Slovak Telecom (ST) abused its dominant position by not granting access to the essential facility of a local network. The office forbid the infringement and imposed a fine in the amount of SKK (...)

Robert Neruda The Slovak Competition Authority concludes that an airport abused its dominant position by not granting access to the essential facility of the airport apron (Airport Bratislava)

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I. Relevant facts In its Airport Bratislavadecision, the Slovak Antimonopoly Office stated that Letisko M.R.Štefánika - Airport Bratislava (Airport BA) abused its dominant position according to Article 8 (2) of the Competition Act, because it did not provide access to an airport apron at the (...)

Robert Neruda The Slovak Competition Authority issues a negative decision on alleged abuse of dominance in the determination of the maximum financial extent of health services for medical transport facilities and related prices for these services (Vseobecná zdravotná poisťovňa / STIMAR)

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I. Relevant facts In the following case, the Slovak Antimonopoly Office (Office) stated that the conduct of General Health Insurance Company (VZP) is not considered an abuse of the dominant position according to Article 8 (2) of the Slovak Competition Act. The Office investigated the (...)

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