The Lithuanian Supreme Administrative Court confirms the NCA’s decision sanctioning taxi companies for price fixing through concerted practice (Martono taksi)

In a decision dated 11 May 2006, the Lithuanian Supreme Administrative Court (LSAC) upheld the decision of the Vilnius District Administrative Court (VDAC) from 19 September 2006 with some corrections in the calculation of fines and confirmed the original decision of Lithuanian Competition Council (LCC) of 3 February 2005, where it imposed fines on numerous taxi companies for fixing prices through concerted practice amounting to LTL 49°700 (approx. EUR 14°400) for all parties in total. The LCC’s investigation started pursuant to an article in the largest Lithuanian newspaper where an upcoming increase of taxi services’ rates in Vilnius city was announced. In course of its inspection, the LCC established that the majority of taxi companies active in Vilnius participated in a meeting in

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers

Already Subscribed? Sign-in

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers.

Read one article for free

Sign-up to read this article for free and discover our services.

 

PDF Version

Author

Quotation

Giedre Padaigiene, The Lithuanian Supreme Administrative Court confirms the NCA’s decision sanctioning taxi companies for price fixing through concerted practice (Martono taksi), 11 May 2006, e-Competitions Burden of proof, Art. N° 57272

Visites 418

All issues

  • Latest News issue 
  • All News issues
  • Latest Special issue 
  • All Special issues