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  1. Legal news
    18 August 2020
    UOKiK publishes its guidelines on the principles of imposing fines on managers
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/poland/uokik-publishes-its-guidelines-on-the-principles-of-imposing-fines-on-managers

    The Polish Competition and Consumer Protection Act foresees that sanctions for implementing anticompetitive agreements may be imposed on companies and their managers. Managers who intentionally permit their company to ...

  2. Legal news
    08 February 2019
    European Commission approves €36 million Polish investment aid to LG Chem's electric vehicles batteries plant
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/ec-approves-36-million-polish-investment-aid-to-lg-chems-electric-vehicles-batteries-plant

    The European Commission has cleared Poland's €36 million investment aid to LG Chem for a new electric vehicle batteries plant in the Dolnoślaskie region under the EU State aid rules.

  3. Legal news
    15 September 2020
    UOKiK investigates rebate practices of 19 retail chains in Poland
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/poland/uokik-investigates-rebate-practices-of-19-retail-chains-in-poland

    In early July, the Polish competition authority (UOKiK) has opened preliminary investigations into the rebate practices of 19 retail chains. In particular, the authority will focus on whether retrospective rebates are ...

  4. Legal news
    16 November 2020
    UOKiK imposes record fines on companies involved in developing Nord Stream 2
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/poland/uokik-imposes-record-fines-on-companies-involved-in-developing-nord-stream-2

    The President of the Polish Office of Competition and Consumer Protection ("UOKiK") has imposed the biggest fine for gun-jumping ever by a national competition authority. The UOKiK imposed a fine of over PLN 29 billion ...

  5. Legal news
    11 June 2020
    Poland adopts restrictions on certain foreign investments
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/poland/poland-adopts-restrictions-on-certain-foreign-investments

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the looming economic crisis, Poland has recently adopted legislation, under which transactions involving certain Polish companies and non-EEA investors would be subject to a new ...

  6. Legal news
    16 March 2021
    UOKiK blocks acquisition of media group
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/poland/uokik-blocks-acquisition-of-media-group

    Following more than a one-year phase II investigation, in January 2021, the Polish Competition Authority (“UOKiK”) announced that it blocked the acquisition of Eurozet by Agora.

  7. Legal news
    19 September 2019
    Competitive Edge: Competition & EU law news - September 2019
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/competitive-edge-sept-2019

    Keeping you up to date on Competition & EU Law developments in Europe and beyond

  8. Legal news
    18 July 2018
    New best practice rules for internal documents under the EU Merger Regulation
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/global/new-best-practice-rules-for-internal-documents-under-the--eu-merger-regulation

    In January 2018 , Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager, announced that the Commission were preparing a set of best practices on requests for internal documents in merger cases, on the strength of internal ...

  9. Legal news
    07 May 2019
    The EC puts an end to decades of competition law enforcement against interchange fees: What's next for interchange fees?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/ec-puts-an-end-to-decades-of-competition-law-enforcement-against-interchange-fees

    We provide below a brief recap on the many-many years of competition law enforcement by the European Commission (EC) against interchange fees, a summary of the EC decision of 29 April 2019 related to Visa's and ...