Eastern and South‐Eastern Europe Competition Update: OECD/Hungary Centre Newsletter


Published regularly, this newsletter reports on the activities of the OECD/GVH Regional Centre for Competition. It provides information about recent cases and developments in the participating economies in Eastern and South-Eastern Europe. News, case studies and articles from this region are welcome. If you have material that you wish to be considered for publication, please contact Sabine Zigelski ( and Andrea Dalmay (

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Issue 6 - January 2016

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OECD Hungary Centre Newsletter

Meeting Reports

  • Recent and forthcoming OECD-GVH RCC centre's activities (including several seminars and judge trainings) [See also: Calendar of Activities]

  • OECD October 2015 Competition Meetings and Global Forum on Competition - Topics included: Competition and cross platform parity agreements, Competition and disruptive innovation in financial markets, Cartels involving intermediate goods, Does competition kill or create jobs? The links and drivers between competition and employement, The impact of disruptive innovations on competition law enforcement, Serial offenders: Why do some industries seem prone to endemic collusion?
  • RCC Programme 2016


  • Nordic Competition Authorities and co-operation
  • The Sofia Competition Forum – a response to the need for closer co-operation between competition authorities in the Balkan region
  • The essential role of competition authorities in the economic recovery

  • Experience is the teacher of all things Improving enforcement decisions through ex-post evaluation
  • Foreclosure effects of a parallel network of contracts The case of the Hungarian beer market
    in the HoReCa sector

  • FAS Russia authorised to regulate tariffs

  • State Aid Register of the Republic of Moldova

Previous issues

Issue 5 - July 2015 English  | Русский  (pdf)

OECD-GVH RCC Centre activities; Summary of OECD competition meetings held in June 2015;  10th Anniversary of the RCC; An Introduction to the OECD Toolkit; Competition Assessment of Laws and Regulations in Greece; Overview of the Hungarian Competition Advocacy Regime; Approaches to Demonstrating that a Competition Agency is Good Value for Money and Promoting Pro-Competitive Reforms that Foster Growth and Reduce Inequality.

Issue 4 - February 2015 English  | Русский  (pdf)

OECD-GVH RCC Centre activities; Summary of OECD competition meetings held in June and October 2014; Behavioural Merger Remedies and Small Economies; Aspects of Commitment Decision Policy in Antitrust in Croatian; GVH Accepts MOL’s Proposal on Diesel Pricing;
Structural and Behavioural Commitments in Merger and Antitrust Proceedings.


Issue 3 - June 2014 English  | Русский  (pdf)

OECD-GVH RCC Centre activities; meeting reports; OECD work on International Co-operation; OECD Review of Competition Law and Policy in Romania; New Developments Concerning Buyer Power - A Common European Approach towards Unfair Trading Practices Legislation?; Application of the Leniency Institute in the Republic of Serbia; Main Features of Antimonopoly Regulation; Control in the Electricity Sector in the Russian Federation.


Issue 2 - February 2014 English | Русский (pdf)

OECD-GVH RCC Centre activities; meeting reports; Competition and Quality; Cartel Detection Methods in Hungary; Pay-For-Delay Deals; Serbian Law on Protection of Competition; Leniency Programme for Participation in Anticompetitive concerted actions in Ukraine; Monitoring in the Banking Sector in Kosovo; Competition Law and Policy in Montenegro.


Issue 1 - September 2013 - EnglishРусский (pdf)

OECD-GVH RCC Centre activities; meeting reports; National Health Insurance Fund Act Restricts Competition in the Retail Market of Reimbursable Drugs in Bulgaria; Croatian Competition Enforcement Challenges; The Development of the Leniency Programme in Hungary; Antitrust Regulation in the Field of Intellectual Property.


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