The Polish Competition Authority issues the highest fine of €99.5 million in its history for breaching National Law for companies operating on the cement market (Cement Cartel)

On December 8, 2009, the Polish competition authority, the President of the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection, issued a decision in which it found that 11 companies operating on the cement market entered into an anticompetitive agreement breaching Polish national law and the EU provisions in the field of competition law. The OCCP President imposed the highest fine in its history, amounting in total to over PLN 411 million (estimated for EUR 99.5 million). For several companies the fines imposed amounted to 10% of their revenue, which is the maximum

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Aleksander Stawicki, Ewa Gojniczek, The Polish Competition Authority issues the highest fine of €99.5 million in its history for breaching National Law for companies operating on the cement market (Cement Cartel), 8 December 2009, e-Competitions December 2009, Art. N° 30625

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