Cypriot Competition Authority

Commission for the Protection of Competition of the Republic of Cyprus (Nycosia)

The Commission for Protection of Competition has the exclusive competence for the harmonious operation of the market, within the rules of fair competition far from any anticompetitive distortions as means to boost economic growth and social welfare. The Protection of Competition Law 2008 and 2014 in conjunction with the Control of Concentrations of Enterprises Law 83(Ι)/2014, place the rules and principles that have as an objective the maintenance of effective competition within the Cypriot market. The laws entrust the CPC with the obligation for the fulfillment of this objective that creates the conditions so that consumers are offered higher quality goods and services at competitive prices This way productivity and investments of enterprises are increases as well as the creation of a climate favourable to the research, innovation and technological progress. The Commission for Protection of Competition was established in 1990 with the enactment of the Protection of Competition of Law 207/89. The law in question was abolished with the enactment of the Protection of Competition of Law 2008 (Law number 13 (I) /2008) that was amended by the Law 41(Ι)/2014. The Protection of Competition Law 2008 and 2014, inter alia, determine the Commission as the competition authority of the Cyprus Republic, responsible for the application of Regulation 1/2003, and of articles 101 and 102 TFEU, where necessary.

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Cypriot Competition Authority The Cypriot Competition Authority fines several companies for bid-rigging in the supply and transportation of ready-mix concrete market (Mattheos Ioannou Ready Mix Concrete / C. Kythreotis Skyrodema / Skyramix...)

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The Commission for the Protection of Competition with its decision imposed on the following undertakings : 1. Mattheos Ioannou Ready Mix Concrete Ltd, 2. C.Kythreotis Skyrodema Ltd, 3. Skyramix Ltd, 4. Athinodorou & Poullas Super Beton Ltd, 5.Top Mix Concrete Ltd, 6. I & S Kritonis (...)

Cypriot Competition Authority The Cypriot Competition Authority sends a statement of objection to a community council over possible excessive pricing on the market of water supply (Community Council of Kouklia)

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The Commission for the Protection of Competition announces that it has notified a Statement of Objections to the Community Council of Kouklia regarding a prima facie infringement of Section 6(1)(a) of the Protection of Competition Laws of 2008 and 2014.* The Commission for the Protection of (...)

Cypriot Competition Authority The Cyprus Competition Authority sends a statement of objections to a chemical and consumer goods company suspected to have abused of its dominance (Henkel)

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The Commission for the Protection of Competition announces that it has notified Statements of Objections to Henkel AG & Co KGaA and its subsidiary GPM Henkel Ltd jointly and severally regarding a prima facie infringement of Section 6(1)(b) of the Protection of Competition Laws of 2008 and (...)

Cypriot Competition Authority The Cypriot Commission for the Protection of Competition receives notification of a proposed concentration concerning a joint-venture on the market for seismic services (CGG Holding / OOO SCF GEO)

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Notification of concentration regarding the creation of a joint venture by the companies CGG Holding BV and OOO SCF GEO* The Service of the Commission for the Protection of Competition received on behalf of CGG Holding BV and OOO SCF GEO, a notification of a proposed concentration according (...)

Cypriot Competition Authority The Cyprus Commission for the Protection of Competition fines a company for prices below cost regarding the supply of barley for forage use (AGS Agrotrading)

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Following the completion of the hearing process, and after taking into consideration the concerned parties’ written submissions, the CPC evaluated all the evidence before it and unanimously decided at its meeting convened on 29 March 2013, that the Cyprus Grain Commission infringed Section (...)

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