The President of Poland approves amendments to the Polish Competition Act introducing the possibility to impose fines on the managers of companies involved in anticompetitive agreements

Polish revolution – far reaching changes to Polish competition law. Part 1 – fines for individuals* On 10 June 2014, the Polish Parliament adopted a significant set of amendments to the Polish Competition Law Act (the “Act”). Having received Presidential approval on 30 June 2014, the amended Act is now waiting for publication. The changes are expected to come into force relatively soon. The amendments will take effect 6 months after publication, which means that the new law will come into force at the beginning of 2015. In this and subsequent posts, I would like to briefly analyze some of the most important changes, starting with the change that has been particularly hotly debated i.e. the introduction of the possibility to impose fines on individuals who manage undertakings which

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Aleksander Stawicki, The President of Poland approves amendments to the Polish Competition Act introducing the possibility to impose fines on the managers of companies involved in anticompetitive agreements, 30 June 2014, e-Competitions Bulletin June 2014, Art. N° 67797

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