The Polish Competition Authority publishes guidelines on sanctions for companies and their managers for implementing anticompetitive agreements

The Polish Competition and Consumer Protection Act foresees that sanctions for implementing anticompetitive agreements may be imposed on companies and their managers. In fact, managers who have intentionally permitted their company to engage in such practices can face a fine of up to PLN 2 million (EUR 445,000). On 30 July, 2020 the President of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (“UOKiK”) published its Guidelines on the method of setting fines imposed on managing individuals pursuant to Article 106a and 111 of the Competition and Consumer Protection Act. The guidelines are available at the UOKiK’s website (in Polish). Below, we discuss the details of the principles of

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Marcin Alberski, Piotr Dynowski, The Polish Competition Authority publishes guidelines on sanctions for companies and their managers for implementing anticompetitive agreements, 30 July 2020, e-Competitions September 2020, Art. N° 96497

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