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Competition & Antitrust

15 April 2021
Pawel Kulak Gazprom appeals record €6.5 billion billing fine

Poland - Schoenherr

In 2020 the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) fined Gazprom and five other firms engaged in the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline a record €6.5 billion for concluding agreements without the authority's consent. The UOKiK held that the completion of the project would be a breach of competition rules, resulting in an increased dependence of gas recipients on Gazprom in the internal market. Gazprom has appealed the fine.

Author: Pawel Kulak
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