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    Czech Republic

    Premium - September 01, 2010

    The European Antitrust Review 2011

    Regulatory framework The existence of post-communist competition law in the Czech Republic dates from 1 March 1991, when the Act on the Protection of Competition No. 63/1991 became effective. This Act had its origin in the competition law of the European...

    Austria

    Premium - September 01, 2010

    The European Antitrust Review 2011

    Regulatory framework The main Austrian antitrust law statute is the Cartel Act 2005. The Cartel Act contains the rules on cartels, horizontal and vertical agreements, abuse of dominance, mergers and enforcement procedure. The Competition Act lays down...

    Vertical Agreements

    Premium - September 01, 2010

    The European Antitrust Review 2011

    Vertical Agreements and EU Competition Law The EU antitrust regime does not only apply to anti-competitive horizontal agreements, decisions or concerted practices and the abuse of dominant positions, but also covers vertical agreements or concerted practices....

    Austria's competition bar

    Premium - April 09, 2010

    April 2010

    ... Partner Florian Heumayr is also well regarded. Indeed, rivals cite Bpv Hügel's competition group as one of the foremost practices in Austria. "We see them on all the big cases," says one local practitioner. Bpv Hügel is part of a wider central and eastern European network and it benefits from a "best friends" referral system in other jurisdictions, allowing the firm to offer clients a "one-stop shop" for merger filings and other competition matters. Bpv Hügel is also one of the few firms ...

    ECJ blocks minimum prices for tobacco

    Premium - March 08, 2010

    The European Court of Justice has ruled that legislation used to set minimum prices for cigarettes in Austria, France and Ireland breaches EU law.The European Commission brought infringement actions against the three member states, claiming ... ruled that countries can still increase taxes on tobacco products "without undermining the freedom to determine prices." Christian Schneider, partner at bpv Hügel Rechtsanwälte OG in Vienna, says the decision did not come as a surprise ...

    bpv Hügel

    Premium - February 08, 2010

    GCR 100 - 10th Edition

    bpv Hügel is part of the bpv network that spans several central and eastern European countries. In other countries, the firm has a "best friends" referral system with local practices. Astrid Ablasser-Neuhuber, head of Hügel's competition team ... highly regarded by rivals. René Plank, who joined the firm as counsel in 2007, is a former lead case handler from DG Comp. bpv Hügel has a significant client base in the energy industries. While it's unable to disclose many of the specific cases ...

    UIA Competition Committee gets new figurehead

    Premium - January 26, 2010

    Competition partner Astrid Ablasser-Neuhuber is the new chair of the International Union of Lawyers' (UIA) Competition Committee.Ablasser-Neuhuber heads the competition practice at bpv Hügel Rechtsanwälte in Vienna. She succeeds Benoît Merkt, who is a partner and head of the competition group at Lenz & Staehelin in Geneva. He will continue as vice president of the committee, along with Martina Maier of Howrey LLP in Brussels. The competition committee has 130 members and is among the largest ...

    Austria

    Premium - January 14, 2010

    GCR 100 - 10th Edition

    ... waned in recent times because of the economic downturn, but behavioural and state aid work has increasedElite bpv Hügel is part of the bpv network that spans several central and eastern European countries. In other countries, the firm has a "best ... highly regarded by rivals. René Plank, who joined the firm as counsel in 2007, is a former lead case handler from DG Comp. bpv Hügel has a significant client base in the energy industries. While it's unable to disclose many of the specific cases ...

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