The Vilnius District Administrative Court upholds the Competition Council’s decision on a failure to respond to the request for information during the investigation (UAB, Plungės duona)

On 23 February 2012 the Competition Council imposed on UAB “Plungės duona” a fine of LTL 86 400 (approx. EUR 25 023) for having not responded in due course to the request for information during the investigation which the Competition Council carried out on the allegedly anti-competitive agreements in which UAB “Plungės duona” was suspected to have taken part [1]. The Competition Council held that the company infringed Article 26(6) [now Article 25(6)] and Article 41(3) [now Article 36(3)] of the Law on Competition. The infringement was considered as a severe and dangerous infringement of a procedural nature of the Law on Competition and was said to have amounted to the obstruction of the investigation [2]. UAB “Plungės duona” submitted the case to Vilnius District Administrative Court

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Gintarė Surblytė, The Vilnius District Administrative Court upholds the Competition Council’s decision on a failure to respond to the request for information during the investigation (UAB, Plungės duona), 4 June 2012, e-Competitions June 2012, Art. N° 70974

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