In a landmark merger control case, the national competition authority (NCA) of Bosnia and Herzegovina – the Competition Council – has conditionally cleared the acquisition of a local cable operator. This appears to be the first ever conditional clearance in Bosnia.
The Serbian NCA has recently conducted a sector inquiry into the Serbian retail food market. The NCA has now published some of its findings, which contain interesting information about the structure of the market.
Lease of a Single Store as a Notifiable Concentration? Yes, the Serbian Thresholds Really Catch Everything…Posted on September 29, 2017
Yesterday, I was walking through my former neighborhood Dorćol and saw a grocery I would sometimes go to being renovated. The brand was now different – instead of a local brand ‘Višnjica’ it now read ‘Idea’, which is the brand which Croatian Konzum uses in Serbia. And, as it turned out, that single store was the subject of a merger clearance of the Serbian Competition Commission…