On 6 June 2012 the Competition Council imposed a fine on UAB “PALINK” for an infringement of Article 3(1) point 5 of the Law of the Republic of Lithuania on the Prohibition of Unfair Practices of Retailers. The competition authority held that UAB “PALINK” included in the standard contracts with the distributors of foodstuffs and drinks such a clause, which prohibited them to offer their goods to other purchasers for the same or a lower price than the price offered to UAB “PALINK”. The Competition Council started its investigation on 23 February 2012. At the core of the investigation were the advertising services’ contracts, which were concluded by UAB “PALINK” with the distributors of foodstuffs and drinks and which included the clause that the goods of the distributors will not be offered to
The Lithuanian Competition Council fines a retailer for unfair practices (Palink)
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