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WORLD COMPETITION DAY FOCUSED ON COMPETITION BENEFITS
05 12 2017

On December 5 the Lithuanian Competition Council joined the rest of the world to celebrate the World Competition Day and reminded the society that #CompetingIsHealthy, #CompetingIsWorthwhile, #CompetingIsBeneficial .

SUPREME ADMINISTRATIVE COURT OF LITHUANIA UPHELD COMPETITION COUNCIL’S DECISION ON BID RIDDING
25 09 2017

The Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania (Court) upheld the Competition Council’s decision on two bid rigging agreements.

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UAB G4S LIETUVA WILL HAVE TO PAY EUR 2.7 MILLION FINE FOR COMPETITION LAW BREACH
05 09 2017

The Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania (hereinafter – Court) upheld the Competition Council‘s decision, according to which the security company G4S Lietuva (G4S) infringed the Law on Competition by concluding anti-competitive agreements in the market of cash-handling services and received EUR 2.7 million fine.

COMPETITION ADVOCACY IN VILNIUS' SCHOOLS
29 08 2017

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“.

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SUPREME ADMINISTRATIVE COURT: ALYTUS CITY MUNICIPALITY GRANTED PRIVILEGES TO UAB LITESKO
17 07 2017

The Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania (Court) rejected the appeal by Litesko and upheld the Council’s decision, according to which Alytus City Municipality infringed the Law on Competition.

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COMPETITION COUNCIL’S GUIDEBOOK – MOST INOVATIVE SOFT LAW WORLDWIDE
29 03 2017

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.

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SUPREME ADMINISTRATIVE COURT UPHELD COUNCIL‘S DECISION IN GAZPROM CASE
23 12 2016

On December 22 the Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania (hereinafter – SACL) upheld the Competition Council‘s (hereinafter – Council) decision of 2014 whereby Gazprom   received a fine of more than EUR 35 million – Gazprom created obstacles for AB Lietuvos energijos gamyba to purchase natural gas from other supplier.

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PUBLIC ADMINISTRATIVE BODIES WILL FACE STRICTER REGULATION AND FINES
09 11 2016

Seimas adopted amendments to the Law on Competition and the Law on Local Self-Government initiated by the President of the Republic of Lithuania. From 1 January 2017 public administrative bodies will face fines for competition law breaches and stricter regulation related to economic activities carried out by municipal companies.

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VILNIUS REGIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE COURT: PANEVĖŽYS CITY MUNICIPALITY GRANTED PRIVILEGES TO MUNICIPAL COMPANY
30 08 2016

On 29 August Vilnius Regional Administrative Court (hereinafter – Court) rejected the appeal by Panevėžys City Municipality (hereinafter – Municipality) against the Competition Council‘s decision of 16 July 2016 whereby the Municipality restricted competition and consumer rights in the municipal waste management sector.

VILNIUS REGIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE COURT: KLAIPĖDA CITY MUNICIPALITY BREACHED THE LAW ON COMPETITION
19 08 2016

Vilnius Regional Administrative Court (hereinafter – Court) rejected the appeals by UAB Aštuoniukė , UAB Audresta and UAB Vežesta and upheld the Competition Council‘s decision whereby Klaipėda City Municipality (hereinafter – Municipality) breached Article 4 of the Law on Competition.

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