The Latvian Supreme Court overturns a decision annulling the Competition Authority’s decision to fine an author associate in a royalty payment case (AKKA / LAA)

Dispute between AKKA/LAA and the Competition Council on the penalties imposed on the association is referred for re-examination* On 6 February, the Department of Administrative Cases of the Supreme Court annulled the judgment of the Administrative Regional Court in the case of dispute between "Copyright and Communication Consulting Agency/Latvian Authors Association" (hereinafter - AKKA/LAA) and the Competition Council regarding the fine of 45 645.83 LVL imposed on the association for abuse of a dominant position – unfair pricing. The Supreme Court referred the case for the re-examination in the Administrative Regional Court as a court of first instance. The Supreme Court in the judgment states that,

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Latvian Supreme Court, The Latvian Supreme Court overturns a decision annulling the Competition Authority’s decision to fine an author associate in a royalty payment case (AKKA / LAA), 7 February 2018, e-Competitions February 2018, Art. N° 96232

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