CARTELS: AMO SR initiated an administrative proceedings in the matter of a possible agreement restricting competition in a public procurement for the provision of engineering services in the field of agriculture

14.10.2020
On 30 September 2020 the Antimonopoly Office of the Slovak Republic, the Division of Cartels, (hereafter “the Office”), based on its own initiative, initiated an administrative proceedings in the matter of a possible agreement restricting competition pursuant to the Article 4 of the Act on Protection of Competition, concluded between undertakings in a public procurement for a contract in the field of agriculture.
 
Based on the investigation carried out, the Office obtained documentation and information indicating that ten undertakings coordinated their procedure in submitting bids in the public procurement, the subject of which was the provision of engineering services in the field of agriculture.
 
The contract was co-financed by the European Structural Investment Funds.
 
The initiation of the administrative proceedings does not imply that a participant to the proceedings has infringed competition rules, nor does it prejudge the conclusions that the Office may reach in the decision.
 

 
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