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GVH: competition issues discussed at at conference in Bratislava

The competition situation regarding the market disruption caused by the pandemic and the war in Ukraine was reviewed on Thursday Bak László, Vice-President of the Hungarian Competition Authority (GVH), represented...

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GVH: World Competition Law Meeting was successfully concluded

The annual online conference of the International Competition Network (ICN), which brings together the world’s competition authorities, organized this year by the Hungarian Competition Authority (GVH) was closed successfully, the...

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GVH: the new EU directive brought more effective competition supervision

The directive aimed at strengthening the competition authorities of the EU member states also had a positive effect on domestic competition supervision, the Hungarian Competition Authority (GVH) told MTI on...

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GVH: total value of consumer redress ordered in competition authority proceedings exceeded 4.1 billion in the first half of this year

In the first half of this year, the national competition authority was decisive in cartel cases, but the total value of consumer redress ordered during official proceedings also exceeded 4.1...

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From August, the range of beverages in the restaurants will expand

From the first of August at the latest, the supply of beverages in restaurants can be expanded: by then, contractual practices must be brought into line with the new rules...

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The GVH closed 106 proceedings last year

The Hungarian Competition Authority (GVH) closed 106 proceedings last year, which is an increase of about 9 percent over the previous year, the GVH said in its report on last...

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The competition authorities can raid in private homes during “morning raids”

Wider powers during the morning raids. It will be possible to use secret recordings as evidence, the decision approving the commitment can be revoked. Since the beginning of the year,...

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GVH: 2020 was about consumer protection and merger control

Last year, the Hungarian Competition Authority (GVH) closed 51 competition supervision proceedings, of which 29 were on consumer protection, 14 on merger control, and 4-4 cases concerned the investigation of...

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Companies may be suspected of antitrust infringements even if they do not communicate with each other

Companies may be suspected of antitrust infringements even if they do not communicate with each other – was said at an online event organized by the Hungarian-French Chamber of Commerce...

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Amazon, Facebook, Google, Apple, Booking domestic companies can sue foreign “giants” at home

The Court of Justice of the European Union has also ruled in favor of domestic companies: in order to compensate for damages resulting from an infringement of competition, the largest...

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International Conference on Misleading Advertisings

On 6 November 2020, for the eighth time, an English-language conference will be organized by the Pázmány Péter Catholic University JÁK Competition Law Research Center to present current issues of...

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The number of complaints received by the Hungarian Competition Authority has increased significantly

The number of complaints received by the Hungarian Competition Authority (GVH) has increased significantly, which can be explained by the corona virus pandemic, which is increasing the already expanding online...

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The German antitrust authority is investigating Amazon

Following a recent settlement, the German antitrust authority has launched another investigation in connection with Amazon – Világgazdaság Online wrote after Reuters and the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. “We are currently...

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Changes in competition law will strengthen the procedural rights of the GVH

In the future, co-operation between the competition authorities of the EU member states will be strengthened, and their procedural powers will also be expanded and unified, Baker McKenzie said at...

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Consumer protection in the digital space – webinar with PwC experts

PwC experts will hold a webinar training on Consumer Protection in the Digital Space – Changing Practices and Priority Regulatory Attention at the Time of the Epidemic on Tuesday, May...

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Competition law can also be rewritten by the coronavirus epidemic

Collaboration and state involvement are essential to address the economic effects of the crisis caused by the coronavirus, but no matter how. The widespread shock to the economy as a...

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Whether competitors can cooperate in an emergency

Given the state of emergency, it may be appropriate for competitors to work together to ensure scarce products and fair distribution, says a joint statement issued by the European Competition...

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Last year, the GVH imposed a fine of more than 8 billion HUF

Last year, the Hungarian Competition Authority imposed a fine of 8.3 billion HUF. Fines for restrictive practices approach 3.4 billion HUF, and consumer protection fines reach nearly 4.9 billion HUF...

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The GVH has authorized Media Markt to take over the electronics division of Tesco in Győr

The Hungarian Competition Authority (GVH) has authorized the Media Markt Kft. to take over the electronics department of Tesco in Győr – the authority told MTI on Friday. According to...

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Merger between Extreme Digital and eMAG

The eMAG, the Hungarian subsidiary of the South African Naspers Group and the Extreme Digital Zrt. decided to merge, creating one of the key retail companies in the Central European...

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GVH: MediaMarkt can acquire control over Tesco’s electronics business in nine stores

MediaMark can control the electronics business in Tesco’s nine stores – the Economic Competition Authority (GVH) told MTI on Friday. According to the announcement, the GVH concluded that MediaMarkt’s acquisition...

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GVH: competition can strengthen in the food distribution market

The competition on the market of food and home delivery services can be strengthened as the biggest business changes its contracts with restaurants – the Hungarian Competition Authority has told...

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The competition commissioner named the last condition of the giant fusion

Margrethe Vestager EU Competition Commissioner sees only one issue to be clarified before the Bayer-Monsanto fusion, and this is about future digital developments – agrarszektor.hu wrote. Bayern made a generous...

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GVH: Hungast can gain control over Sodexo

The acquisition of Hungast Holding Zrt. (Hungast) over the Sodexo Magyarország Kft. (Sodexo) does not significantly reduce the competition in the companies’ activity area, so Hungast can gain control over...

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The European Commission has authorized the acquisition of Syngenta for ChemChina

The European Commission on Wednesday authorized the purchase of Syngenta for ChemChina China National Chemical company. The China National Chemical Corp. (ChemChina) group won European Union antitrust approval for its...

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Where is the limit? Healthy bargain and cartelling

Every business’ interest to find the boundary between collegial conversation, healthy bargain and cartelling. One of the most common forms of cartelling include price fixing and the exchange of information...

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GVH’s eyes set on cartels

The Hungarian Competition Authority (GVH) organised a press conference to introduce Cartel Chat, an online service that can be used anonymously and safely to get in touch with GVH about...

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According to the Lidl the “Hungarian milk action” program may violate the competition law

The Lidl Magyarország in terms of the sales of milk also aims to serve the maximum demand of customers, along with the strategic decision to place great emphasis on offering...

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GVH: the Portfolion Private Equity may purchase the Szallas.hu

The Hungarian Competition Authority (GVH) gave green light to the Portfolion Regional Private Equity Fund to acquire direct and sole control over the Szallas.hu Ltd. – the competition authority told...

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The GVH authorized the sale of the Miskolc Dairy Plant

The Hungarian Competition Authority (GVH) gave a green light to the Naszálytej Tejfeldolgozó és Kereskedelmi Zrt. (Naszálytej Dairy Processing & Trading Plc.) to buy the dairy plant of the Minna...

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