If this email is not displayed correctly please click here

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
Read more

Recent updates

Sascha Dethof FCO begins operating competition register: excluding companies from public procurement procedures

Germany - Fieldfisher

Author: Sascha Dethof
Pawel Kulak UOKiK fines six manufacturers of railway sleepers for bid rigging

Poland - Schoenherr

Author: Pawel Kulak
International Law Office Tell us what you think and you could win a £100 Mastercard voucher

International - International Law Office

Author: International Law Office
Michael Gu Merger control review 2020

China - AnJie Law Firm

Authors: Michael Gu, Charles Xiang, Grace Wu
Gönenç Gürkaynak Competition Board imposes interim measure against WhatsApp's updated privacy policy

Turkey - ELIG Gurkaynak Attorneys-at-Law

Authors: Gönenç Gürkaynak, Eda Duru, Betül Baş Çömlekçi, Uygar Yetkiner
Marcel Meinhardt New unilateral conduct rules significantly broadened

Switzerland - Lenz & Staehelin

Authors: Marcel Meinhardt, Luzius Sidler
Donald I Baker Pending legislative attempts to curb tech giants have much broader implications

USA - Baker & Miller PLLC

Authors: Donald I Baker, Amber L McDonald
Galina Petkova CPC introduces pre-notification contact in merger proceedings

Bulgaria - Schoenherr

Author: Galina Petkova