The Lithuanian Competition Council concludes investigation into public tenders on street and road repair and land melioration works by establishing the presence of bid-rigging cartel activity (Pasvalio melioracija / Jadrana / Panevėžio melioracija / Biržų ranga)

COMPETITORS RECEIVE FINES FOR SHARING TENDER ALLOCATION* Konkurencijos taryba found that companies Pasvalio melioracija, Jadrana, Panevėžio melioracija and Biržų ranga concluded a bid-rigging cartel: cartelists colluded their actions and bids, including bid price, and agreed in advance on the winner of the tender. Konkurencijos taryba fined these companies a total of EUR 977,900. Having received initial information from the Special Investigation Service (anti-corruption agency), Konkurencijos taryba opened an investigation which revealed that the aforementioned competitors agreed on the prices in 25 public tenders on street and road repair and land melioration works organised by three municipalities from 2012 to 2017. By doing so, the companies helped each other to win contracts in

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Lithuanian Competition Authority, The Lithuanian Competition Council concludes investigation into public tenders on street and road repair and land melioration works by establishing the presence of bid-rigging cartel activity (Pasvalio melioracija / Jadrana / Panevėžio melioracija / Biržų ranga), 26 June 2019, e-Competitions Bulletin June 2019, Art. N° 91341

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