The Vilnius District Administrative Court upholds the Competition Council’s decision on the infringement of article 3 of the law on the prohibition of unfair practices of retailers (Norfos mazmena / Rivona)

On 17 November 2014 Vilnius District Administrative Court upheld the Competition Council’s decision [1] on the infringement of Article 3 of the Law on the Prohibition of Unfair Practices of Retailers of the Republic of Lithuania by the actions of UAB Rivona and UAB Norfos Mažmena. In its decision of 24 January 2014 the Competition Council held that two retail companies (which in terms of the aforementioned law were associated and considered as one economic unit) with a significant market power infringed Article 3 of the Law on the Prohibition of Unfair Practices of Retailers by having included clauses in their long-term wholesale purchase agreements with the suppliers of food and drinks on the return of goods as well as on the compensation for losses, in case the goods could not be

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Gintarė Surblytė, The Vilnius District Administrative Court upholds the Competition Council’s decision on the infringement of article 3 of the law on the prohibition of unfair practices of retailers (Norfos mazmena / Rivona), 17 November 2014, e-Competitions November 2014, Art. N° 72605

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