The Lithuanian Competition Council‘s advocacy efforts received international recognition in the Antitrust Writing Awards . The Guidelines on Anti-Competitive Agreements and Bid Rigging in Public Procurement prepared by the Council‘s experts have been voted as one of the five Most Innovative 2017 Soft Laws in the world.
This September the Council‘s experts embarked on a mission to teach Vilnius pupils more about fair competition and its benefits brought to business and consumers, which appeared to be something that is self-evident to them.
During the school year the Council‘s experts will be visiting a number of schools in Vilnius to teach senior pupils the principles of effective competition, its benefits for consumers, as well as help them recognise anti-competitive agreements and misleading advertising, as part of the competition advocacy project “Competition Council goes to school“.
In Antitrust Writing Awards 2017 the Competition Council’s guidebook “Cooperation with public institutions: how to reduce the risks of competition law infringement?” (Guidebook) received an award for the most innovative soft law in the cross-border category. The Guidebook was assessed by 50 international antitrust experts.
The new website of the Competition Council (hereinafter – Council) was nominated among the best digital marketing works in the contest “Best Internet 2016“ organised by the Lithuanian business daily newspaper Verslo žinios .
A weekly news magazine Veidas honoured the best state institutions and civil servants, including the Lithuanian Competition Council.
The World Bank Group and the International Competition Network (ICN) announced Lithuanian Competition Council among the winners of the 2015-2016 Competition Advocacy Contest