Slovak Competition Authority (Bratislava)

Slovak Competition Authority

Slovak Competition Authority (Bratislava)

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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2602 Bulletin

Slovak Competition Authority The Slovak Competition Authority fines three undertakings for a cartel agreement in the area of supplies of machines and mechanical and technological equipment

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AMO SR decided to impose fines on three undertakings for a cartel agreement in the area of supplies of machines and mechanical and technological equipment* On 18 November 2020 the Antimonopoly Office of the Slovak Republic, the Division of Cartels, (hereafter "the Office") issued a decision, (...)

Slovak Competition Authority The Slovak Competition Authority initiates administrative proceedings in the matter of possible abuse of dominant position in the area of waste management

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AMO SR initiated an administrative proceedings in the matter of possible abuse of dominant position in the area of waste management* On 18 November 2020 the Antimonopoly Office of the Slovak Republic, the Division of Abuse of Dominant Position, (hereafter “the Office”), based on its own (...)

Slovak Competition Authority The Slovak Competition Authority approves a merger grounded on the acquisition of direct exclusive control in the sector of health care (AGEL SK / Faculty Hospital / Polyclinic Skalica)

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MERGERS: AMO SR approved the merger of undertakings AGEL SK a.s. and Faculty Hospital with Polyclinic Skalica, a.s.* On 3 November 2020 the Antimonopoly Office of the Slovak Republic, the Division of Concentrations, (hereafter "the Office") approved a merger grounded in the acquisition of (...)

Slovak Competition Authority The Slovak Competition Authority fines a company for a failure to submit required documentation and information within a stipulated time limit and the submission of false information (Slovenská pošta)

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AMO SR imposed a fine on the undertaking Slovenská pošta, a.s., for a failure to submit required documentation and information within a stipulated time limit and the submission of false information – additional information* On 29 October 2020 the Antimonopoly Office of the Slovak Republic, the (...)

Slovak Competition Authority The Slovak Competition Authority unconditionally approves merger between manufacturers of LCD panels (TCL China Star Optoelectronics Technology / Samsung Suzhou Module / Samsung Suzhou LCD)

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MERGERS: AMO SR approved the merger of undertakings TCL China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd., Samsung Suzhou Module Co., Ltd., and Samsung Suzhou LCD Co., Ltd.* On 30 October 2020 the Antimonopoly Office of the Slovak Republic, the Division of Concentrations, (hereafter "the (...)

Slovak Competition Authority The Slovak Competition Authority fines the national postal service company for failure to submit required documentation within a stipulated time limit and for submission of false information in the on-going investigation into the field of ​​production and delivery of mass-delivered letter consignments and advertising addressed consignments (Slovenská pošta)

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AMO SR imposed a fine on the undertaking Slovenská pošta, a.s., for a failure to submit required documentation and information within a stipulated time limit and the submission of false information* On 26 October 2020 the Antimonopoly Office of the Slovak Republic, the Division of Abuse of (...)

Slovak Competition Authority The Slovak Competition Authority submits for public comment the competition act with amendments to the Competition Authority’s powers and merger control process

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Initiation of an inter-ministry comment procedure on the proposal of the Act on Protection of Competition and on the Amendments of Certain Acts* Antimonopoly Office of the Slovak Republic (hereafter "the Office") in cooperation with the Office of the Government of the Slovak Republic, the (...)

Slovak Competition Authority The Slovak Competition Authority initiates administrative proceedings in the matter of a possible agreement restricting competition in a public procurement for the provision of engineering services in the field of agriculture

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CARTELS: AMO SR initiated an administrative proceedings in the matter of a possible agreement restricting competition in a public procurement for the provision of engineering services in the field of agriculture* On 30 September 2020 the Antimonopoly Office of the Slovak Republic, the Division (...)

Slovak Competition Authority The Slovak Competition Authority stops administrative proceedings in the matter of a joint venture after concluding that it does not constitute a merger because it will not permanently perform all the functions of an independent economic entity (Conti Tech Techno-Chemie / Dk)

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MERGERS: AMO SR stopped an administrative proceedings in the matter of a merger of undertakings Conti Tech Techno-Chemie GmbH and dk Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH* On 27 August 2020 the Antimonopoly Office of the Slovak Republic, the Division of Concentrations, (hereafter “the Office”) on the (...)

Slovak Competition Authority The Slovak Competition Authority initiates administrative proceedings in the matter of a possible abuse of a dominant position in carrying out collective management of rights

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ABUSE OF A DOMINANT POSITION: AMO SR initiated an administrative proceedings in the matter of a possible abuse of a dominant position in carrying out collective management of rights* On 20 July 2020 the Antimonopoly Office of the Slovak Republic, the Division of Abuse of a Dominant Position (...)

Slovak Competition Authority The Slovakian Competition Authority fines €2.55 million three tenderers for bid rigging in the market of construction of healthcare facility in Košice region

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AMO imposed a fine of EUR 2,55 mil. for a cartel in construction of healthcare facility* On July 7, 2015 the Antimonopoly Office of the Slovak Republic, Division of Cartels issued a decision imposing fines totalling EUR 2 547 551 on three undertakings for coordination of the procedure in the (...)

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 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 Slovak Competition Authority upholds the fine imposed on a railway company for abuse of dominance by restricting sale and leasing of electric locomotives and refueling of diesel locomotives to competing for 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 Competition Authority 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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