Richard Maliniak

Nedelka Kubáč advokáti (Prague)

Richard Maliniak specialises in competition law and has extensive experience advising on merger notifications as well as representing investigated undertakings before the national competition authorities, the courts or the European Commission in Article 101 and 102 cases. He also specialises in state aid and the preparation of compliance programmes and conducting compliance trainings. Richard Maliniak read law in Brno (M.A.) and Antwerp (Certificate in International and European Law) and is currently an LL.M. candidate at Berkeley Law in California. He joined Nedelka Kubáč advokáti in 2013. From 2015 to 2016, he worked as a blue-book trainee at the Directorate General for Competition of the European Commission, where he dealt with the enforcement of competition law, particularly in the area of cartels.

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Martin Nedelka, Richard Maliniak The Czech Competition Authority rules on the abuse of dominant position in the form of exclusivity and price discrimination in the market for delivery of technical gas in cylinders (Linde Gas)


The Linde Gas (’Linde’) case has been without any doubts one of the most important cases of the Czech Competition Authority (’CCA’) regarding the abuse of dominant position in the form of exclusivity and price discrimination. This case relates to Linde’s conduct in 2001 and 2002. However, it has (...)


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