Locked content UOKiK initiates proceedings against Telekomunikacja Stacjonarna

The Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) has initiated two proceedings against Telekomunikacja Stacjonarna. This is the result of numerous complaints from consumers and the consumer ombudsmen. According to complaints, representatives of Telekomunikacja Stacjonarna claimed to represe...

Locked content Vectra applies to buy Multimedia Polska – UOKiK

Vectra filed an application to the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) regarding the acquisition of control over Multimedia Polska (MMP), and as a consequence, over the subsidiaries of MMP – the Office stated. Vectra filed the application on August 27, the case is in progress...

Locked content UOKiK approves Porta KMI Romania acquisition

The Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) has approved the acquisition of Porta KMI Romania by Porta KMI Poland, UOKiK revealed on Twitter. The Office received the application on July 4. Porta KMI Poland will take direct control of Porta KMI Romania via an acquisition of its share ca...

Locked content EPP gets approval to buy eight firms – UOKiK

The Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) has approved the acquisition of eight companies (Appel, Braam, Geel, Rood, Sering, Tulp, Zilver, and Zwart) by the Dutch EPP N.V., UOKiK revealed on Twitter. The Office received the application on June 29. EPP will take direct control in thos...

Locked content UOKiK approves Vistula and Bytom merger

The antitrust watchdog UOKiK gave the green light for the merger of Vistula Group and Bytom, the companies said. According to the merger plan, Vistula Group will receive a 100 percent stake in Bytom. Initially, the companies agreed that one share of Bytom will be exchanged for 0.82 percent Vistula s...

Locked content Eurocash’ Partner takeover under UOKiK scrutiny

The antitrust watchdog UOKiK has sent the WSE-listed retailer Eurocash motion to takeover peer Partner to the second phase of the proceedings, reserved for more complicated cases. UOKiK wants to conduct, among others, market analysis. The watchdog plans to check whether the activities of individual ...

Locked content Deutsche Bank Polska will return account fees – UOKiK

Deutsche Bank Polska will pay back fees for accounts related to mortgage credits to current and former clients, Polish antitrust watchdog UOKiK informed. The measure will allow the bank to avoid financial penalty. UOKiK started proceedings against Deutsche Bank Polska in May 2017. The watchdog said ...

Locked content UOKiK orders banks to settle accounts with clients

Seven Polish banks incorrectly reported changes in feesto their clients, antitrust watchdog UOKiK informed. The banks are Alior Bank, Bank Millennium, BZ WBK, Deutsche Bank, Idea Bank, Pekao SA, and Plus Bank. They will have to settle accounts with clients or make some services available for free. U...