Slovak Competition Authority

Slovak Competition Authority

The Antimonopoly Office of the Slovak Republic is an independent central body of state administration of the Slovak Republic for the protection of competition. The Office intervenes in cases of cartels, abuse of a dominant position, vertical agreements; it controls mergers that meet the notification criteria and assesses actions of state and local administration authorities if they restrict competition. The Antimonopoly Office applies Slovak and European competition law. Within the European Competition Network (ECN) the Office fulfils the tasks resulting from the membership of the Slovak Republic in the European Union.

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1408 Bulletin

Slovak Competition Authority The Council of the Office of the Slovak Republic examines the decision of the Antimonopoly Office by which it imposed fines on four construction companies for cartel in the field of the public procurement (J.P.–STAV spol)

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The Council of the Antimonopoly Office upheld the substance of the 1st instance decision on a cartel agreement of construction companies in public procurements* The Council of the Office of the Slovak Republic (“the Council of the Office”) examined the decision of the Antimonopoly Office of the (...)

Slovak Competition Authority The Slovakian Competition Authority recommends measures aiming to increase the competition in the banking sector and to improve clients’ mobility

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The Antimonopoly Office of the Slovak Republic calls for measures to increase the bank clients´ mobility* Last year the Antimonopoly Office of the Slovak Republic in detail dealt with the analysis of financial sector which is one of the most important driving forces of economy. It also aimed at (...)

Slovak Competition Authority The Antimonopoly Office of the Slovak Republic opens ex officio proceedings relative to possible agreements restricting competition concluded between five undertakings acting in the market of meal vouchers and other benefit vouchers

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The Antimonopoly Office of the Slovak Republic suspects the companies providing meal and benefit vouchers of cartel* On February 16, 2015 the Antimonopoly Office of the Slovak Republic, Division of Cartels, ex officio initiated the administrative proceedings in the matter of possible (...)

Slovak Competition Authority The Council of Slovak Antimonopoly Office upholds the fine imposed on a railway company for abuse of dominance by restricting sale and leasing of electric locomotives and refuelling of diesel locomotives to competing private carriers (Cargo)

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Council of the Antimonopoly Office upheld the 10-million fine for Cargo* On 5 November, 2014 the Council of the Antimonopoly Office of the Slovak Republic upheld the fine imposed by the Division of Abuse of Dominant Position and Vertical Agreements on Railway Company Cargo Slovakia, a.s. (...)

Slovak Competition Authority The Slovak Antimonopoly Office imposes fines on a municipality for advantaging an undertaking in the funeral and cemetery services market (Rimavská Sobota)

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Rimavská Sobota was imposed a fine for advantaging an undertaking in the area of funeral and cemetery services* On 19 October 2014 the Antimonopoly Office of the Slovak Republic, Division of Cartels issued a decision by which it imposed a fine on municipality of Rimavská Sobota in the amount of (...)

Slovak Competition Authority The Slovak Antimonopoly Office clears an acquisition taking the form of direct joint control in the market of products for automobile (Bolten Family / Fehrer Group)

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MERGERS: AMO SR approved merger of Bolten Family and Fehrer Group* On 22 September 2014 the Antimonopoly Office of the Slovak Republic, Division of Concentrations approved the merger consisting in acquisition of direct joint control of undertakings undertakings Carl Conrad Bolten, Martina (...)

Slovak Competition Authority The Division of Cartels of the Antimonopoly Office of the Slovak Republic imposes fines on ten undertakings for having implemented anticompetitive agreements on public procurement market

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The Antimonopoly Office of SR sanctioned the parties to public procurements financed by EU funds for a cartel* On 7 August 2014 the Antimonopoly Office of SR, Division of Cartels issued a decision imposing fines on ten undertakings for concluding four cartel agreements grounded in coordination (...)

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