The Estonian Competition Authority ends proceedings against two oil tanking terminal operators without finding existence of anticompetitive agreements (Oiltanking Tallinn / Alexela Terminal)

Introduction On 17 January 2008 the Estonian Competition Authority (hereinafter: Authority) made a decision in two cases that were initiated in connection with a dispute between majority and minority shareholders (Alexela Terminal, AT) of Oiltanking Tallinn (OTT), a company providing oil products storage services in Estonia. OTT and AT operate oil and chemicals tanking facilities in the capital of Estonia Tallinn and in Paldiski. Whereas the Oiltanking group held 80% of the shares of OTT via Oiltanking GmbH, AT had a 20% shareholding. OTT filed a complaint against AT in December 2006 claiming that AT`s request for information as a minority shareholder violated article 4 (1) 4) of the Competition Act (exchange information which restricts competition) and that AT had tried to agree

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Vaido Põldoja, The Estonian Competition Authority ends proceedings against two oil tanking terminal operators without finding existence of anticompetitive agreements (Oiltanking Tallinn / Alexela Terminal), 17 January 2008, e-Competitions January 2008, Art. N° 26363

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