Tuesday, March 5, 2013
The Polish Competition Authority Submits a Draft Amendment to the Polish Competition Act: Revolution or Fine-Tuning?
Posted by D. Daniel Sokol
Marek Martyniszyn, Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies, Loyola University Chicago School of Law; University College Dublin - School of Law and Maciej Bernatt, University of Warsaw, Centre for Antitrust and Regulatory Studies ask The Polish Competition Authority Submits a Draft Amendment to the Polish Competition Act: Revolution or Fine-Tuning?
ABSTRACT: This piece highlights and offers a brief analysis of the most important of the proposed changes to Polish competition law. The draft proposal envisages introduction of, inter alia, financial penalties for individuals, two-stage merger review process, important changes to the leniency program (including introduction of leniency plus), as well as such new tools as remedies and settlements.