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Court repeals Latvian Competition Council’s record fine

by Debora Pāvila, Partner, Latvia

The Administrative Regional Court has repealed the Competition Council’s EUR 7.4 Mio fine on the distributors of VW cars represented by VILGERTS. This was the highest fine ever imposed by the Competition Council on one group of companies. In the...

The future of privacy: notes from #DCP18

by Katrīne Pļaviņa, Senior Associate, Latvia

In the near future we will have the choice to board an airplane in 15min if we agree on biometrical recognition through the airport and at the gate. We may also agree to buy tickets to big events based only...

Competition law private damages cases are becoming more predictable

by Jānis Sarāns, Associate, Latvia

The Court of Justice of the European Union facilitates the process of bringing claims for damages in cases of infringements of competition law. The judgment of the Court of Justice of the European Union (hereinafter – “CJEU”) of 24 October...

E-mails and other internal documentation of merger negotiations can be scrutinis...

by Debora Pāvila, Partner, Latvia

When analysing merger filings, the Latvian Competition Council will be more interested in the goal of the merger, – stated a representative of the Competition Council on 12th October at the annual forum of competition lawyers. Additional explanations will be...

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