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Latest revision as of 10:12, 18 June 2008

Score =9

Governed by: Act No. 63/1991 Coll., on the Protection of Economic Competition, as amended by Act No. 495/1992 Coll. (hereinafter referred to as “Competition Act”).[1]

Category Subcategory Score Comment
Scope Extraterritoriality 0
Remedies Fines 1 The Act gives the Competition Authority the power to impose fines. [2]
Prison Sentences 0
Divestitures 0
Private Enforcement 3rd Party Initiation 0
Remedies Available to 3rd Parties 0
3rd Party Rights in Proceedings 0
Merger Notification Voluntary 0
Mandatory 0
Pre-merger 0
Post-merger 0
Merger Assessment Dominance 1 The Competition Authority considers the resulting marker share of a merging entity [3]
Restriction of Competition 1 The Competition Authority considers merger's effect on competition [4]
Public Interest (Pro D) 0
Public Interest (Pro Authority) 0


Other 0
Efficiency 1 The Act allows mergers that provide benefits to consumers. [5]
Dominance Limits Access 1 The Act prohibits dominant firms from limiting supply.[6]
Abusive Acts 1 The Act prohibits abuse of dominant position [7]
Price Setting 0
Discriminatory Pricing 0


Resale Price Maintenance 1 The Act prohibits resale price maintenance. [8]
Obstacles to Entry 1 The Act prohibits dominant firms from creating barriers to entry. [9]
Efficiency Defense 0
Restrictive Trade Practices Price Fixing 1 The Act prohibits price fixing. [10]
Tying 0


Market Division 1 The Act prohibits market division agreements.[11]
Output Restraint 0
Market Sharing 0
Eliminating Competitors 0
Collusive Tendering/Bid-Rigging 0
Supply Refusal 0
Efficiency Defense 1 The Act allows for considering pro-competitive benefits of agreements. [12]

References

  1. [Full text of Act was unavailable, 1997 and 1999 OECD Reports (hereinafter referred to as "OECD") were used as secondary sources: http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/32/17/2403771.pdf
  2. OECD 1999 at 6
  3. OECD 1999 at 9
  4. OECD 1999 at 8
  5. OECD 1997 at 8-10.
  6. OECD 1997 at 6,10
  7. OECD 1999 at 7,8
  8. OECD 1999 at 7
  9. OECD 1997 at 10.
  10. OECD 1999 at 2,7
  11. OECD 1999 at 2
  12. OECD 1999 at 6,7