The Cypriot Commission for the Protection of Competition rejects a complaint of abuse of dominance bearing in mind the nature of the market, and concludes that the market shares do not give a dominant position in the relevant market (EKO)

The case concerned a complaint filed by Gkinis Petrol Station Ltd (hereinafter referred to as "Gkinis"), against Hellenic Petroleum Cyprus Ltd (hereinafter referred to as "EKO"), for an alleged infringement of sections 6(1) and 6(2) of the Protection of Competition Law 13(l)/ 2008 (hereinafter referred to as "Law"). Particularly, the complaint concerned the alleged abuse of the dominant position held by EKO of the Law and the alleged abuse by EKO of the relationship of economic dependence that existed between Gkinis and EKO, in breach of sections 6(1) and 6(2) of the Law, respectively. Gkinis is a limited liability company which is a family-owned business which was incorporated on 21st of June of 2007. It primarily deals with the management and operation of an oil outlet on Limassol

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Ramona Livera, Evyenia Epaminondou, The Cypriot Commission for the Protection of Competition rejects a complaint of abuse of dominance bearing in mind the nature of the market, and concludes that the market shares do not give a dominant position in the relevant market (EKO), 7 November 2013, e-Competitions Bulletin November 2013, Art. N° 68783

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