competition

Record fine for hindering competition investigation

In a decision issued on 4 November 2010, the Polish competition authority imposed a record fine of PLN 123 million on Polska Telefonia Cyfrowa sp. z o.o., operator of the Era mobile phone network, for hindering an inspection

Konrad Drozdowski: We strive to raise advertising standards in Poland

Interview with Konrad Drozdowski, executive director of the Polish Advertising Council

When can a corporate concentration be blocked?

The Polish Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) must be notified of intended corporate mergers and acquisitions. The president of UOKiK typically grants approval, but companies need to recognise the risk of refusal or conditional approval