Polish Antitrust Legislation and Case Law Review 2010
Yearbook of Antitrust and Regulatory Studies, Vol. 4, No. 5, 2011
21 Pages Posted: 11 Aug 2012
Date Written: 2011
The article presents key developments in Polish antitrust legislation and case law of 2010. Regarding legislation, the article focuses on a new group exemption for agreements on motor vehicle distribution; also provided is a general characterisation of antitrust jurisprudence, mainly the judgments of the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeals in Warsaw. The presented rulings are divided according to their subject matter referring to particular types of restrictive practices, relevant market definition, relationships between the Competition Act and other national legislation as well as problems related to the UOKiK President’s decision-making process and juridical control of antitrust decisions.
Keywords: abuse of a dominant position, anticompetitive agreements, antitrust case law, antitrust legislation, common competition rule of the EU, group exemption, fines, motor vehicle distribution, relevant market
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