The Polish Competition Authority imposes commitments to restore competition on the railway infrastructure management market (PKP)

On 20 December 2018 the Polish Competition Authority ((Prezes Urzedu Ochrony Konkurencji i Konsumentów (“PCA” or the “Authority”) issued a decision in which it found that PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe S.A. (“PKP” or the “Company”) could have abused its market position in relations with the suppliers of railway products and technologies. The Authority issued a commitment decision in order to restore competition. As s result, PKP avoided a financial penalty. Facts of the case The Authority has instituted proceedings in order to investigate certain provisions of the procedure SMS-PW-17 Safety Management System related to the principles of approval for use of railway products and technologies for railway lines managed by PKP (the “Safety Procedure”). The Safety Procedure is a document governed by

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  • WKB Wierciński Kwieciński Baehr (Warsaw)

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Tomasz Feliszewski, The Polish Competition Authority imposes commitments to restore competition on the railway infrastructure management market (PKP), 20 December 2018, e-Competitions December 2018, Art. N° 92495

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