Locked content UOKiK initiates proceedings against Yamaha Music Europe 

The Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) suspects that Yamaha Music Europe has prohibited the sale of music equipment with online sellers in an unlawful manner, and the office has subsequently initiated proceedings against the company, it was announced on Wednesday. “We have c...

Locked content GetBack bondholders appeal against UOKiK fine

GetBack bondholders appealed to the President of Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) for a full cancellation of PLN 5.05 million fine imposed on the company. “If the decision about the penalty is upheld and executed, it will cause damage to the main victims of the case – unse...

Locked content UOKiK imposes fines on GetBack and Vex

Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) imposed fines on debt collectors GetBack and Vex for improper practices related to the recovery of debts. “The proceedings against GetBack debt collection practices began at the end of 2016. Ten practices related to debt collection caused U...

Locked content Smithfield Foods has UOKiK consent to take over Pini Polonia 

Smithfield Foods has received the consent of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) to take over meat production and processing company Pini Polonia. Smithfield Foods is a global company dealing in the processing and production of meat. In Poland, among others, it controls the Ani...

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...