The Serbian NCA, Commission for Protection of Competition, announced today it has abandoned its case against the Serbian Bar Association. The NCA had started the investigation back in 2014, related to the setting of bar admission fees, payable by lawyers wishing to be admitted to the practice of law.
The Serbian NCA has announced it has started an antitrust investigation against a Polish company Polanik Sp. z o.o. and its Serbian distributor (GR Sport). Polanik is active in the production and wholesale of sports equipment.
With the first quarter of 2018 well behind us, let’s take a look at how merger control activity in Serbia has been playing out. Continue Reading
Though it does not have the authority issue fines, the Montenegrin competition authority – Agency for Protection of Competition – does have the power to conduct market analyses. And it has just concluded three such analyses, one of them leading to the initiation of a cartel investigation.
The newsletter for April is out! It covers the latest competition law developments in Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Macedonia (FYROM).
Legal 500’s new rankings for Serbia are out and Doklestic & Partners’ competition practice has been ranked for the first time. Continue Reading
The newsletter for March is out! It covers the latest competition law developments in Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Macedonia (FYROM).
The Serbian NCA has launched an abuse of dominance investigation against Serbia Broadband (SBB), the largest Serbian cable operator. The operator is part of United Group and is ultimately controlled by KKR. Specifically, the NCA is investigating whether SBB imposed unfair prices on consumers by a recent hike in cable subscription.
The competition newsletter for February is out!