Romanian watchdog fines pharma companies for anti-competitive conduct

In a landmark decision, the Romanian Competition Council (RCC) has sanctioned five pharmaceutical companies, including suppliers of immunoglobulins and other medicinal products derived from human plasma, and an association representing the industry with fines totalling approximately EUR 71 million. In… Read moreRomanian watchdog fines pharma companies for anti-competitive conduct

Romanian competition regulator now probing automotive and insurance sectors

The Romanian Competition Council (RCC) recently announced a new investigation into possible price-fixing arrangements between auto repair shops and insurers underwriting mandatory civil third party liability insurance (MTPL) for motor vehicles. According to the RCC (see Inspectii-Auto-Italia-nov-2021.pdf (competition.ro)) the investigation is… Read moreRomanian competition regulator now probing automotive and insurance sectors

Romanian Competition Council continues scrutiny of bid rigging

Bid rigging remains a concern for the Romanian Competition Council (RCC), which recently launched an investigation into possible anti-competitive agreements among companies that participated as bidders in the procurement procedure for the project Hub Services (Electronic Service Delivery Centre) at the… Read moreRomanian Competition Council continues scrutiny of bid rigging