Zuzana Hodonova

Wolf Theiss (Bratislava)
Lawyer (Of Counsel)

Zuzana Hodoňová is a counsel with Wolf Theiss in Bratislava, Slovakia. She is a member of the Competition & Antitrust, Employment, and Regulatory teams. Zuzana’s regularly advises large national and international clients on a wide range of EU and local competition matters as well as on employment and labour law, and data protection issues. Particularly, she focuses on antitrust issues and abuse of dominant position but also on merger control and state aid matters. Before joining Wolf Theiss, Zuzana gained 7 years of hands on experience while working for the competition team of a magic circle law firm. Zuzana obtained her Postgraduate Diploma in EC Competition Law from King’s College London, School of Law, and received her LL.M. degree in IT law from Stockholm University in Sweden. She speaks Slovak, English and German.

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4571 Bulletin

Martin Pavlus, Zuzana Hodonova The EU General Court states that the EU Commission is entitled to request a party to provide pre-accession information to evaluate an alleged abuse of dominant position in the telecom sector (Slovak Telekom)


Factual background On 22 March 2012, the General Court dismissed the actions brought by Slovak Telekom a.s. (“ST”) against the European Commission (the “Commission”) in joined cases T-458/09 and T-171/10 and upheld the Commission’s decisions C(2009) 6840 of 3 September 2009 (the “Decision I”) and (...)

Martin Pavlus, Zuzana Hodonova The Supreme Court of the Slovak Republic reverses the judgment of the Regional Court in Bratislava that amended the fine imposed by the Slovak NCA in an abuse of dominant position case (Cargo Slovakia)


Factual background On 31 January 2012, the Supreme Court of the Slovak Republic (the “Supreme Court“) ruled in favour of the applicant, i.e. the Slovak Antimonopoly Office (“SVK AMO“), in its appeal against decision No. 1 S 27/2007-227 of the Regional Court in Bratislava amending decision No. (...)

Bruno Stefanik, Zuzana Hodonova The Slovakian Parliament adopts an amendment enabling that an EU Commission’s decision on the recovery of state aid be directly enforceable against the beneficiary


An amendment to Act No. 231/1999 Coll. on State Aid, as amended (the “Act on State Aid”) and to Act No. 233/1995 Coll. the Code of Enforcement of Judicial Decisions, as amended (the “Enforcement Code”), was passed on 23 March 2011, enabling that a Commission’s decision on the recovery of state aid (...)

Michal Miko, Zuzana Hodonova The Slovak Regional Court in Bratislava annuls the Competition Authority’s decisions concerning an agreement restricting competition in the banking sector (Akcenta)


A summary of arguments adopted by the Regional Court in Bratislava (the “Court”) in annulling decisions taken by the Slovak Antimonopoly Office (the “SVK AMO”) concerning an agreement restricting competition in the banking sector. Factual background By its judgments No. 3S 57/2010 of 28 September (...)

Roman Oleksik, Zuzana Hodonova The Bratislava Regional Court confirms strict criteria that courts have on the reasoning of decisions of the Competition Authority (Slovnaft)


Factual background Regional Court Bratislava (“Court“) overruled, in its judgment dated 15 December 2009, two decisions of the Slovak Antimonopoly Office (the “AMO”), namely the first instance decision No. 2006/DZ/2/1/140 dated 22 December 2006 and the appellate decision No. 2007/DZ/R/2/102 dated (...)

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