The Polish Competition Authority formally accepts the commitments offered in an abuse of dominant position case (PGNiG)

In its decision of 31 December 2013 [1] relating to an alleged abuse of dominant position on the retail and wholesale markets of gas supply, the Polish competition authority (Urząd Ochrony Konkurencji i Konsumentów, the "UOKiK") formally accepted the commitments offered by Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo SA (Polish Petroleum and Gas Mining, "PGNiG"), Poland's largest domestic gas producer and supplier with a market share of approximately 95% in the relevant markets. PGNiG, a state-controlled company, sells gas to resellers and end users on the basis of both a range of standard form and individually negotiated gas supply contracts. The UOKiK’s investigation focused on analysing these contracts for possible anti-competitive provisions. In particular, the UOKiK examined whether the

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Katarzyna Bojarojć, The Polish Competition Authority formally accepts the commitments offered in an abuse of dominant position case (PGNiG), 31 December 2013, e-Competitions December 2013, Art. N° 68716

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