Region: Czech Republic

Czech court restores gun-jumping fine

Czech Republic's highest administrative court has reinstated the national competition authority’s gun-jumping fine against fuel company Armex Oil after a lower court had reduced the sanction for being disproportionate.

16 October 2020

Czech competition head resigns

The head of Czech Republic’s competition enforcer has taken the “extreme solution” to resign from the authority, following allegations about his apparent corruption.

12 October 2020

Czech president urged to sack competition head

The prime minister of the Czech Republic will ask the country’s president to dismiss the chair of the Office for the Protection of Competition, following allegations about his apparent corruption.

28 July 2020

ECJ upholds dawn raids rulings

The European Commission is entitled to search companies’ premises during conduct probes, regardless of whether national enforcers have already collected the required evidence, the European Court of Justice has ruled.

03 February 2020

Czech Republic

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06 November 2019

Czech enforcer curbs RPM in children’s goods sector

The Czech Republic’s competition enforcer has fined a German supplier of children’s goods €1.6 million for setting minimum prices at which retailers could resell its products.

05 November 2019

Czech enforcer cuts predatory pricing fine

The Czech Republic’s competition authority has upheld its abuse of dominance decision against the country’s national railway operator but reduced its fine after an appeal.

12 August 2019

EU takes Vodafone/Liberty Global to Phase II

The European Commission is investigating Vodafone’s €18.4 billion buyout of Liberty Global in depth amid concerns the tie-up could lead to reduced competition in Germany and the Czech Republic.

13 December 2018

Czech Republic

30 October 2018

Czech Republic discounts rail cartel fines

The Czech Republic has provisionally found that three rail companies illegally colluded in their delivery of freight rail transport services, but discounted two of the companies’ fines and completely waived that of the third.

25 September 2018

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