The Latvian Supreme Court decides that parent companies may be responsible for competition infringements of subsidiary companies (Moller Auto Baltic / Harald A.Moller / Heinz Wilke Autohandel)

Court: parent companies may be responsible for competition infringements of subsidiary companies* On 17 May, the Supreme Court adopted the decision, pursuant to which it is stipulated in the competition law of Latvia that parent companies may bear joint responsibility for infringements of competition law committed by subsidiary companies. That means that also in the future in cases of competition infringements the Competition Council of Latvia (the CC) will be entitled to impose responsibility upon parent companies

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Latvian Competition Authority, The Latvian Supreme Court decides that parent companies may be responsible for competition infringements of subsidiary companies (Moller Auto Baltic / Harald A.Moller / Heinz Wilke Autohandel), 17 May 2018, e-Competitions Bulletin May 2018, Art. N° 87112

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