Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority (Ħamrun)

Malta Competition Authority

Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority (Ħamrun)

Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority is the country’s national competition authority. The Board of Governors is the main organ of the Authority. The Board shall be composed of not less than seven and not more than ten other members, to be appointed by the Minister. The executive function of the Authority rests with the Chairperson. The functions of the Authority shall be the following: to promote and enhance competition; to safeguard consumers’ interests and enhance their welfare; to promote voluntary standards and provide standardization related services; to promote the national metrology strategy; to promote the smooth transposition and adoption of technical regulations; and to perform such other function that may be assigned to it under this or any other law or regulations.

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Malta Competition Authority The Maltese Competition Authority announces to the general public that a notification of a concentration between a supplier of wellbeing and health products and supplier of medical equipment has been filed (Prohealth / Triomed)

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In terms of regulation 5(4) of the Control of Concentrations Regulations, 2002 published in Legal Notice 294 of 2002, the Director General of the Office for Competition notifies for general information that a notification of a concentration between Prohealth Limited (Zebbug) and TrioMed (...)

Malta Competition Authority The Maltese Competition Authority announces to the general public that a notification of a concentration between a healthcare products investment company and a pharmaceutical products company has been filed (L1 Health / Emma Healthcare)

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Notification of Concentration* In terms of regulation 5(4) of the Control of Concentrations Regulations, 2002 published in Legal Notice 294 of 2002, the Director General of the Office for Competition notifies for general information that a notification of a concentration between L1 Health GP (...)

Malta Competition Authority The Maltese Competition Authority announces to the general public that a notification of a concentration between a drug development and manufacturing company and an injectables drug company has been filed (Gland Pharma / Phixen)

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Notification of Concentration* In terms of regulation 5(4) of the Control of Concentrations Regulations, 2002 published in Legal Notice 294 of 2002, the Director General of the Office for Competition notifies for general information that a notification of a concentration between Gland Pharma (...)

Malta Competition Authority The Maltese Competition proceed to a phase II investigation over the acquisition of land for supermarket sites in updated decision (Lidl / Said Investments / Scotts)

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Office for Competition | Decision* The Office for Competition started a phase II investigation on the proposed acquisition by Lidl Immobiliare Malta Limited of property at Żabbar belonging to Said Investments Limited and lease belonging to Scotts Limited to operate ‘Lidl’ supermarket. The Office (...)

Malta Competition Authority The Maltese Competition Authority opens a Phase II investigation over a proposed acquisition which would create a joint venture in the Maltese ferrying industry (Bianchi and Sons / Merill Invest / Ziti Technologies)

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Opening of a Phase II Investigation* The Office for Competition started a phase II investigation on the proposed full-function joint venture between Bianchi and Sons Limited, Merill Invest Limited and Ziti Technologies Limited. The Office for Competition within the Malta Competition and (...)

Malta Competition Authority The Maltese Competition Authority determines that competition concerns have been resolved following a supermarket’s abandonment of planned acquisitions of sites (Lidl / Said Investments / Scotts)

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Office for Competition | Decision* The Office for Competition has decided that following the abandonment of the original proposed concentration as contained in the notification and the submission of a modified agreement duly signed on 10 May 2021, whereby the parties have terminated the (...)

Malta Competition Authority The Maltese Competition Authority proceeds to a phase II investigation over the acquisition of land for supermarket sites (Lidl / Said Investments / Scotts)

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Opening of a Phase II Investigation* The Office for Competition started a phase II investigation on the proposed acquisition by Lidl Immobiliare Malta Limited of some of the buildings belonging to Said Investments Limited and leases belonging to Scotts Limited to operate ‘Lidl’ supermarkets from (...)

Malta Competition Authority The Maltese Competition Authority holds that the withdrawal of a supermarket operator from a previously cleared joint venture does not require a decision update as it further alleviates any competition concerns raised (Retail Marketing / Co-op Trading Company / Polrem / Valyou..)

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Update on the decision of the Office for Competition of 5 June, 2020 on full-function joint venture between Retail Marketing Limited and Co-op Trading Company Limited, Polrem Limited, S. Borg & Sons Limited, Tower Supermarkets Complex Limited, Valyou Pendergardens Operations Ltd., Belleview (...)

Malta Competition Authority The Maltese Competition Authority clears joint venture in supermarket operations following an in-depth investigation (Retail Marketing / Co-op Trading Company / Polrem / Valyou...)

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Full-function Joint Venture between Retail Marketing Limited and Co-op Trading Company Limited, Polrem Limited, S. Borg & Sons Limited, Tower Supermarkets Complex Limited, Valyou Pendergardens Operations Ltd., Belleview Supermarkets Co. Ltd. and Valyou Supermarket Limited (Phase 2 (...)

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