The Latvian Competition Authority imposes a fine on participants of a kiosk chain cartel (Plus Punkts / Narvessen / Preses apvienība)

Introduction On 15 May 2009 Latvian Competition Council received an application from SIA “Tele2” (Tele2) containing information regarding potentially concerted practices among SIA “Plus Punkts” (Plus Punkts), SIA “Narvessen Latvia” (Narvessen) and AS “Preses apvienība” (Preses apvienība). After further investigation the Competition Council on 16 December 2009 adopted decision No E02-58 where it established that Plus Punkts, Narvessen and Preses apvienība had established a price fixing cartel and, consequently, imposed a fine. Background Plus Punkts, Narvessen and Preses apvienība are three major kiosk chain operators established in Latvia, selling pre-paid mobile phone cards to consumers (the latter two were considered

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  • Klavins Ellex (Latvia)

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Liga Merwin, The Latvian Competition Authority imposes a fine on participants of a kiosk chain cartel (Plus Punkts / Narvessen / Preses apvienība), 16 December 2009, e-Competitions December 2009, Art. N° 76767

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