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09/03/2009

Conclusions about the Bread Sector Inquiry


The Competition Council of Latvia (CC) has summarised its conclusions about the bread market supervision provided during 2008. The aim of this supervision was to evaluate the competition situation in the bread market and to analyse pricing mechanism, by evaluation of balance of forces among market participants in this relevant market. In frameworks of this supervision in bread ma...

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09/03/2009

The Competition Council Comes to Agreement with SIA „Preses Serviss"


On 4 February 2009, after receiving of written pledge from the company SIA „Preses Serviss" ("Press Service" - PS) to fulfil its legal obligations preventing from negative impact on competition, caused by its illegal activities, the Competition Council (CC) has adopted decision to dismiss case investigation on violation of prohibition of abuse of dominant position in actions of SIA „Preses Servi...

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05/02/2009

Information about the Amendments to the Competition Law


1. New provision in Competition Law: dominant position in retail trade Amendments to the Competition Law, Article 13 Such market participant or several market participants who, considering its (their) buying power and suppliers dependence in relevant market, is able directly or indirectly apply or impose unfair and unjustifi...

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11/12/2008

The Competition Council Imposes Penalty on AKKA/LAA for Abuse of Dominant Position


On 1 December 2008 the Competition Council of Latvia (CC) has adopted decision on Latvian collective copyright management association AKKA/LAA (“Copyright and Communication Consulting Agency/Latvian Authors Society”) - to impose fines in amount of 11 134 LVL and the legal obligation to dismiss the detected violations for abuse of dominant position by applying unfair royalty tariffs for pub...

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