ECh&W

Specialisations

  • Specialisations

    Protection of competition

    Magdalena Czuba - Wąsowska

    attorney, PhD, partner
    magdalena.czuba@echw.pl
    tel.: +48 22 745 32 35

    We provide comprehensive legal services within the scope of Polish and EU competition protection law, including in cases concerning practices limiting competition, abuse of a dominant position and consolidation of entrepreneurs.

    We represent Clients before the President of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection [PL: Prezes Urzędu Ochrony Konkurencji i Konsumentów] and before the Court of Competition and Consumer Protection [PL: Sąd Ochrony Konkurencji i Konsumentów].

     

    Our services include:

    • representing Clients before the President of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection [PL: Prezes Urzędu Ochrony Konkurencji i Konsumentów] or an antimonopoly court;
    • preparing legal analyses focusing on the assessment of compliance of planned transactions of purchase of shares, stocks or parts of a company with the provisions of the Act on Competition and Consumer Protection [PL: ustawa o ochronie konkurencji i konsumentów];
    • preparing opinions regarding the obligation to notify the President of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection [PL: Prezes Urzędu Ochrony Konkurencji i Konsumentów] or the European Commission [PL: Komisja Europejska] about the intent to consolidate in case of consolidation of community-based nature;
    • preparing applications for permits for planned consolidation that cover legal and market analyses.

     

    We are experienced in representing business entities before the President of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection [PL: Prezes Urzędu Ochrony Konkurencji i Konsumentów] and an antimonopoly court in cases of practices that violate competition as we worked e.g. for National Council of Notaries [PL: Krajowa Rada Notarialna], National Chamber of Statutory Auditors [PL: Krajowa Izba Biegłych Rewidentów], Supreme Medical Chamber [PL: Naczelna Izba Lekarska], Polkomtel S.A. and companies from meat industry.

    We also prepared consolidation applications and represented various companies in the proceedings for granting permission on the planned consolidation, e.g. LOT Cargo S.A., LOT Services sp. z o.o., PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A., Agencja Rozwoju Przemyslu S.A.

     

    Our key Clients (and entities of the proceedings) whom we provide or provided with the protection of competition services:

    • Industrial Development Agency JSC [PL: Agencja Rozwoju Przemysłu S.A.]
    • Polish Development Fund [PL: Polski Fundusz Rozwoju S.A.]
    • LOT Cargo S.A.
    • LOT Services sp. z o.o.
    • PGE Capital Group [PL: PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A.]
    • Vivus Finance sp. z o.o.
    • National Council of Notaries [PL: Krajowa Rada Notarialna]
    • National Chamber of Statutory Auditors [PL: Krajowa Izba Biegłych Rewidentów]
    • Supreme Medical Chamber [PL: Naczelna Izba Lekarska]
    • Polkomtel S.A
    • Dolnośląskie Zakłady Usługowo-Produkcyjne „Dozamel” sp. z o.o.
    • Fundusz Rozwoju Spółek S.A.

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