The Polish Competition Authority fines the nation’s largest online trading platform for favoring its own downstream online store (Allegro)

President of UOKiK issued two decisions concerning Allegro's practices*Tomasz Chróstny, President of UOKiK, has issued two decisions imposing over PLN 210 million in penalties on Allegro.The first decision concerns a breach of competition rules. The economic operator was unlawfully abusing its market position by favoring its own online store at the expense of its competitors operating on the allegro.pl platform.The second decision aims to protect consumers and is concerned with the company unlawfully granting itself a right to amend its rules and regulations, including those concerning the Smart service. The President of UOKiK has investigated Allegro's practices to verify their compliance with both competition and consumer protection laws. The first of the decisions he has issued is

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Polish Competition Authority, The Polish Competition Authority fines the nation’s largest online trading platform for favoring its own downstream online store (Allegro), 29 December 2022, e-Competitions December 2022, Art. N° 110457

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