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Juris Gaiķis starts to perform the office duties of the Chairman of the Competition Council

Starting from 14 September of this year, the office duties of the Chairman of the Competition Council of Latvia are assumed by Juris Gaiķis. The candidacy of Juris Gaiķis for the position of the Chairperson of the Competition Council, proposed by the Minister of Economics Jānis Vitenbergs, was examined and approved in a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers on 8 September. Jur...

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​​A judgment of the Supreme Court confirms the conclusion of the Competition Council on competition restriction on the cremation market of Riga

Already in 2015 the Competition Council of The Republic of Latvia (the CC), after conducted sector inquiry, raised alarm concerning the disorganised sector of burial services, incl. on monopoly position of the provider of cremation services for almost 20 years. The fight against monopoly...

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The CC: the car number plates procurement organised by CSDD is favourable for one company

During the market study, while investigating the procurement of road vehicle number plates production and supply, organised by state owned company “Road Traffic Safety Directorate” (CSDD), the Competition Council of Latvia (the CC) detected competition restrictive requirements in the procurement. As a result of such requirements, only one company participated in the procurement, and the offered pri...

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