<![CDATA[Competition Council]]> https://www.competition.md/ 15.12.2017 en https://www.competition.md/ Copyright (c) 2017 https://www.competition.md/60 thousands lei - sanction for non-notification of an economic merger <![CDATA[60 thousands lei - sanction for non-notification of an economic merger // News]]> https://www.competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=38&id=6215&t=/Press/News/60-thousands-lei-sanction-for-non-notification-of-an-economic-merger/ The Competition Council has authorized and declared compatible with competitive environment the economic merger between „Tehno Exclusiv" S.R.L. și „BTS PRO" S.R.L. Therewith, the parties of the economic merger were sanctioned with a fine of nearly 60 thousands lei for non-notification of an economic merger. We remind you that according to the competition law the economic mergers should be notified to the Competition Council before the implementation of the particular economic merger. Competition Council 23.11.2017  ]]> 23.11.2017 15:37 Workshop with representatives of the State Chancellery <![CDATA[Workshop with representatives of the State Chancellery // News]]> https://www.competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=38&id=6210&t=/Press/News/Workshop-with-representatives-of-the-State-Chancellery/ On November 21, 2017, the Workshop entitled "Competition Advocacy and State Aid in the Republic of Moldova" took place in Chisinau. The event was intended for the representatives of the State Chancellery of the Republic of Moldova and gathered under its auspices judges from the High Court of Cassation and Justice of Romania, representatives of the Romanian Competition Council and representatives of the Competition Council of the Republic of Moldova. The Workshop focused on issues, solutions, challenges and consequences of non-compliance with ]]> 21.11.2017 10:01 The Republic of Moldova and Georgia signed a Memorandum of Cooperation in the field of competition <![CDATA[The Republic of Moldova and Georgia signed a Memorandum of Cooperation in the field of competition // News]]> https://www.competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=38&id=6209&t=/Press/News/The-Republic-of-Moldova-and-Georgia-signed-a-Memorandum-of-Cooperation-in-the-field-of-competition/ A Memorandum of Cooperation in the field of Competition was signed on Friday, November 17, by Mrs. Viorica CĂRARE, the President of the Competition Council of the Republic of Moldova, and Mr. Nodar KHADURI, The Chairman of the Competition Agency of Georgia. The document was signed during the visit of Mrs. CĂRARE, in Tbilisi, Georgia, where the International Conference "Competition Policy: Perspectives and Challenges" takes place on November 16-17. The Memorandum aims at stimulating professional cooperation between the two authorities; to promote ]]> 17.11.2017 12:14 Meeting with H. E. Mr Peter MICHALKO, Ambassador of EU to the Republic of Moldova <![CDATA[Meeting with H. E. Mr Peter MICHALKO, Ambassador of EU to the Republic of Moldova // News]]> https://www.competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=38&id=6206&t=/Press/News/Meeting-with-H-E-Mr-Peter-MICHALKO-Ambassador-of-EU-to-the-Republic-of-Moldova/  The President of the Competition Council of the Republic of Moldova, Mrs Viorica CĂRARE had a meeting with EU Ambassador to the Republic of Moldova, H.E. Mr Peter MICHALKO. The event took place at the European Union Delegation premises in the Republic of Moldova. In the framework of meeting they approached the results of the EU Project 'Support to Competition Council' and TAIEX activities, recently implemented. They also discussed the cooperation perspectives for caring out the provisions of the Action Plan ]]> 14.11.2017 16:19 A new edition of Competition Cafe - discussions with lawyers <![CDATA[A new edition of Competition Cafe - discussions with lawyers // News]]> https://www.competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=38&id=6187&t=/Press/News/A-new-edition-of-Competition-Cafe-discussions-with-lawyers/ Event organized with the support of the EU Project "Support to the Competition Council". The implementation of pro-competitive mechanisms in the activity of lawyers in the Republic of Moldova, the challenges encountered and the proposed solutions is the subject approached today, 31 October 2017, within a new edition of Competition Café. The event gathered at a round table members of the Moldovan Bar Association, representatives of the Competition Council of the Republic of Moldova and Romania, of the European Union Project ]]> 31.10.2017 11:29 Initiating students in the field of competition <![CDATA[Initiating students in the field of competition // News]]> https://www.competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=38&id=6182&t=/Press/News/Initiating-students-in-the-field-of-competition/ We continue the series of public lectures we launched earlier. Today we are at Comrat State University, and yesterday we were at the State University "B.P. In the public lectures held by the President of the Competition Council, Mrs. Viorica CĂRARE, more than 250 students with an economic and legal profile were able to get acquainted with the general concepts of competition and state aid and learned about the activity of the Council Competition. These public lectures come to contribute to ]]> 27.10.2017 12:58 Competition Council at OECD Eurasia Business Forum <![CDATA[Competition Council at OECD Eurasia Business Forum // News]]> https://www.competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=38&id=6181&t=/Press/News/Competition-Council-at-OECD-Eurasia-Business-Forum/ Delegation of the Competition Council participate at OECD Eurasia business forum, in the framework of the Annual Week of the OECD from Eurasia took place between 23-25 October 2017, Almaty KAZAHSTAN.  The President of the Competition Council, Mrs Victoria Cărare has been participated in discussion with Heads of competition authorities from over the 13 countries. Mrs CĂRARE presented the progress of the Competition Council in competition advocacy, open dialogs with Judges of the Supreme Court of the Justice of the Republic ]]> 24.10.2017 14:56 Public consultation on complementary commitment - Code of best practices on the relationship between retail networks and suppliers <![CDATA[ Public consultation on complementary commitment - Code of best practices on the relationship between retail networks and suppliers // Transparency of decision]]> https://www.competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=40&id=6180&t=/Transparency/Transparency-of-decision/Public-consultation-on-complementary-commitment-Code-of-best-practices-on-the-relationship-between-retail-networks-and-suppliers/  Public consultation on complementary commitment - Code of best practices on the relationship between retail networks and suppliers.      Observations may be sent to office@competition.md or to the address - Ștefan cel Mare Blvd. 73/1, Chisinau, MD-2001, until 24.11.2017. ]]> 23.10.2017 12:24 Competition Council - the host of a large regional event <![CDATA[Competition Council - the host of a large regional event // News]]> https://www.competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=38&id=6178&t=/Press/News/Competition-Council-the-host-of-a-large-regional-event/ For the first time, on 18-20 October 2017, a regional workshop on the application of state aid law in the provision of services of general economic interest is being carried out in the Republic of Moldova. The Project is organized under the TAIEX External Assistance Program offered by the European Commission, whose beneficiary is the Competition Council of the Republic of Moldova. The event was opened and will be moderated, by Mrs.Viorica CĂRARE, the President of the Competition Council of the ]]> 18.10.2017 11:40 Implementation of the National Competition and State Aid Program <![CDATA[Implementation of the National Competition and State Aid Program // News]]> https://www.competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=38&id=6177&t=/Press/News/Implementation-of-the-National-Competition-and-State-Aid-Program/ Right now,  the 17-th edition of  the Competition Café with delegates from Central Public Authority of the Republic of Moldova dedicated to 'Implementation of National Competition and state aid Program' is been carried out. The event is open by  Mrs. Viorica Cărare,  the President of Competition Council of the Republic of Moldova. Meeting is moderated by  Mr. Veaceaslav GUȚUȚUI,  the Member of the Plenum  of the Competition Council, who will present the National Program and will speak about program implementation. Delegates ]]> 17.10.2017 11:38 The Competition Council investigates the non-notification of an economic merger with taking the control of ”Neocontact” S.R.L. and ”Niroen-Com” SRL. <![CDATA[The Competition Council investigates the non-notification of an economic merger with taking the control of ”Neocontact” S.R.L. and ”Niroen-Com” SRL. // Transparency of decision]]> https://www.competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=40&id=6174&t=/Transparency/Transparency-of-decision/The-Competition-Council-investigates-the-non-notification-of-an-economic-merger-with-taking-the-control-of-Neocontact-SRL-and-Niroen-Com-SRL/ The Competition Council investigates the non-notification of an economic merger with taking the control of  "Neocontact" S.R.L. and  "Niroen-Com" SRL. In accordance with CAEM Rev 2 (Clasificatorul Activităților din Economic Moldovei) the activity conducted by "Neocontact" SRL is brokerage to trade in various products. In accordance with CAEM Rev 2 (Clasificatorul Activităților din Economic Moldovei) the activity conducted by "Niroen-Com"  SRL is activity Wholesale of meat and meat products.  In this context, the Competition Council of Republic of Moldova is interested in ]]> 10.10.2017 14:43 Signing of the Memorandum for cooperation in the field of competition policy between the Competition Council of the Republic of Moldova and Comision Nacional De Los Mercados Y La Competencia Del Reino De Espana (The National Authority for Markets and Competition of the Kingdom of Spain) <![CDATA[Signing of the Memorandum for cooperation in the field of competition policy between the Competition Council of the Republic of Moldova and Comision Nacional De Los Mercados Y La Competencia Del Reino De Espana (The National Authority for Markets and Competition of the Kingdom of Spain) // News]]> https://www.competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=38&id=6172&t=/Press/News/Signing-of-the-Memorandum-for-cooperation-in-the-field-of-competition-policy-between-the-Competition-Council-of-the-Republic-of-Moldova-and-Comision-Nacional-De-Los-Mercados-Y-La-Competencia-Del-Reino-De-Espana-The-National-Authority-for-Markets-and-Competition-of-the-Kingdom-of-Spain/ Mrs.Viorica Cărare, the President of the Competition Council of the Republic of Moldova and Mr.Jose Maria Marin-Quemada, the President of the National Authority for Markets and Competition of the Kingdom of Spain signed a Memorandum of Cooperation on Competition on Thursday, October 5, 2017. The document contains provisions to enhance the exchange of experience between both authorities by creating an official framework for future joint actions and taking over EU best practices in the field of competition with reference to liberalization ]]> 09.10.2017 13:54 Workshop with Judges <![CDATA[ Workshop with Judges // News]]> https://www.competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=38&id=6171&t=/Press/News/Workshop-with-Judges/ On the date of  09.11.17 in  the framework  of the project  CEP II , workshop  with judges from High Court of  Cassation and  Justice from Romania and  judges from Court of  Appeal  of  the Republic of Moldova took  place. During the event will be issues on    solution for failure to respect the competition and state aid legislation and at the same how to improve benefits for citizens and judges after granted the aid support. Workshop was opened by the President of ]]> 09.10.2017 11:28 The Competition Council investigates the non-notification of an economic merger with taking the control of „Happy Coffee” S.R.L. <![CDATA[The Competition Council investigates the non-notification of an economic merger with taking the control of „Happy Coffee” S.R.L. // Transparency of decision]]> https://www.competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=40&id=6170&t=/Transparency/Transparency-of-decision/The-Competition-Council-investigates-the-non-notification-of-an-economic-merger-with-taking-the-control-of-Happy-Coffee-SRL/ The Competition Council investigates the non-notification of an economic merger with taking the control of „Happy Coffee" SRL. In accordance with CAEM Rev 2 (Clasificatorul Activităților din Economic Moldovei) the activity conducted by „Happy Coffee" SRL is restaurant actvities. In this context, the Competition Council of Republic of Moldova is interested in obtaining the views and comments of third parties based on this particular economic merger and how it affects the relevant market. The views and comments can be sent by mail: office@competition.md, ]]> 06.10.2017 15:30 Implementing pro-competitive mechanisms in the work of judicial executors. Challenges and solutions. <![CDATA[Implementing pro-competitive mechanisms in the work of judicial executors. Challenges and solutions. // News]]> https://www.competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=38&id=6163&t=/Press/News/Implementing-pro-competitive-mechanisms-in-the-work-of-judicial-executors-Challenges-and-solutions/      ]]> 27.09.2017 11:23 The Competition Council examines the notification received from the Hâncești City Council regarding the support measures offered to SA„Operator Regional Apă - Canal Hâncești” <![CDATA[The Competition Council examines the notification received from the Hâncești City Council regarding the support measures offered to SA„Operator Regional Apă - Canal Hâncești” // Transparency of decision]]> https://www.competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=40&id=6144&t=/Transparency/Transparency-of-decision/The-Competition-Council-examines-the-notification-received-from-the-Hanceti-City-Council-regarding-the-support-measures-offered-to-SAOperator-Regional-Apa-Canal-Hanceti/ The Competition Council examines the notification received from the Hâncești City Council on the transmission of some goods in management to SA„Operator Regional Apă - Canal Hâncești" for providing the services of water supply. The notification became effective on 30.08.2017. In this context, the Competition Council is interested in obtaining the views and comments of third parties in the notification referred. The views and comments can be sent by mail to the following address: Competition Council, mun. Chișinău, bd. Ștefan cel Mare 73/1, ]]> 18.09.2017 10:49 Competition Council examines the notification received from Leova District Council <![CDATA[Competition Council examines the notification received from Leova District Council // Transparency of decision]]> https://www.competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=40&id=6140&t=/Transparency/Transparency-of-decision/Competition-Council-examines-the-notification-received-from-Leova-District-Council/ The Competition Council examines the notification received from Leova District Council, regarding the support measure provided to S.R.L.„SG Green Farm" within the project on public-private partnership. The notification became effective on 28.08.2017. In this context, the Competition Council is interested in obtaining the views and comments of third parties in the notification referred. The views and comments can be sent by mail, to the following address: Competition Council, mun. Chișinău, bd. Ștefan cel Mare 73/1, MD-2001, or by fax, to: 0(22) 27-06-06.    ]]> 15.09.2017 13:55 Talks with judges <![CDATA[Talks with judges // News]]> https://www.competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=38&id=6139&t=/Press/News/Talks-with-judges/ Right now, the workshop with the judges of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Republic of Moldova and the judges from the High Court of Cassation and Justice from Romania, dedicated to the application of the competition and state aid legislation in the Republic of Moldova, is taking place. At this event, organized on the initiative of the Competition Council, the problems, solutions, challenges and consequences of non-compliance with the competition and state aid legislation will be discussed, as ]]> 15.09.2017 13:18 The Competition Council examines the notification received from the municipality of Chetrosu, Anenii Noi district <![CDATA[The Competition Council examines the notification received from the municipality of Chetrosu, Anenii Noi district // Transparency of decision]]> https://www.competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=40&id=6137&t=/Transparency/Transparency-of-decision/The-Competition-Council-examines-the-notification-received-from-the-municipality-of-Chetrosu-Anenii-Noi-district/ The Competition Council examines the notification received from the municipality of Chetrosu, Anenii Noi district, regarding the transmission in economic management of some goods to Î.M." Gospodăria Comunală Chetrosu ", for providing the services of sewerage. The notification became effective on 30.08.2017. In this context, the Competition Council is interested in obtaining the views and comments of third parties in the notification referred. The views and comments can be sent by mail to the following address: Competition Council, mun. Chișinău, bd. Ștefan cel ]]> 14.09.2017 10:16 Competition Council examines the notification on granting the support measure to SE A.C. "Air Moldova" <![CDATA[Competition Council examines the notification on granting the support measure to SE A.C. "Air Moldova" // Transparency of decision]]> https://www.competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=40&id=6135&t=/Transparency/Transparency-of-decision/Competition-Council-examines-the-notification-on-granting-the-support-measure-to-SE-AC-Air-Moldova/ The Competition Council examines the notification received from the S.E. "Chisinau International Airport" on the intention of granting the support measure to SE A.C. "Air Moldova" in a loan of 75.000.000 lei. In this context, the Competition Council is interested in receiving comments and views from third parties in connection with the mentioned notification, which can be mailed to the following address: mun. Chisinau, bd. Stefan cel Mare, 73/1, MD-2001, e-mail: office@competition.md, fax no.: 022 27 06 06. Contact tel. no. ]]> 12.09.2017 15:32 Competition Council examines the notifications received from the Civil Aviation Authority <![CDATA[Competition Council examines the notifications received from the Civil Aviation Authority // Transparency of decision]]> https://www.competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=40&id=6134&t=/Transparency/Transparency-of-decision/Competition-Council-examines-the-notifications-received-from-the-Civil-Aviation-Authority/ Competition Council examines the notification received from the Civil Aviation Authority on the granting the support measure to SE A.C. "Air Moldova" in receivables assignment and in debt rescheduling. . In this context, the Competition Council is interested in receiving comments and views from third parties in connection with the mentioned notification, which can be mailed to the following address: mun. Chisinau, bd. Stefan cel Mare, 73/1, MD-2001, e-mail: office@competition.md, fax no.: 022 27 06 06. Contact tel. no. 022 27-34-43.    ]]> 12.09.2017 10:37 The Competition Council examines the notification received from the municipality of Corjeuți, Briceni district <![CDATA[The Competition Council examines the notification received from the municipality of Corjeuți, Briceni district // Transparency of decision]]> https://www.competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=40&id=6082&t=/Transparency/Transparency-of-decision/The-Competition-Council-examines-the-notification-received-from-the-municipality-of-Corjeuti-Briceni-district/ The Competition Council examines the notification received from the municipality of Corjeuți, Briceni district, regarding the transmission in economic management of some goods to Î.M."SERVCOM CORJEUȚI", for providing the services of water supply. The notification became effective on 15.05.2017. In this context, the Competition Council is interested in obtaining the views and comments of third parties in the notification referred. The views and comments can be sent by mail to the following address: Competition Council, mun. Chișinău, bd. Ștefan cel Mare 73/1, MD-2001, ]]> 20.06.2017 11:17 Plenum of the Competition Council authorized state aid granted to Î.S. "Poşta Moldovei" <![CDATA[Plenum of the Competition Council authorized state aid granted to Î.S. "Poşta Moldovei" // News]]> https://www.competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=38&id=6081&t=/Press/News/Plenum-of-the-Competition-Council-authorized-state-aid-granted-to-IS-Posta-Moldovei/ The Competition Council examined the notification sent from the Ministry of Information Technology and Communications regarding the exemption of Î.S. "Poșta Moldovei" from the breakdown into the state budget of part of the net profit obtained in 2016. As a result of the examination was ascertain that the notified aid measure constitutes state aid and is compatible with the normal competitive environment. State aid granted to Î.S. "Poșta Moldovei" is necessary in order to provide the universal postal service and will ]]> 19.06.2017 15:25 The Competition Council examines the notification received from the Cantemir City Council regarding the support measures offered to Î.M.”Gospodăria Comunal – Locativă Cantemir” <![CDATA[The Competition Council examines the notification received from the Cantemir City Council regarding the support measures offered to Î.M.”Gospodăria Comunal – Locativă Cantemir” // Transparency of decision]]> https://www.competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=40&id=6079&t=/Transparency/Transparency-of-decision/The-Competition-Council-examines-the-notification-received-from-the-Cantemir-City-Council-regarding-the-support-measures-offered-to-IMGospodaria-Comunal-Locativa-Cantemir/ The Competition Council examines the notification received from the Cantemir City Council on the transmission of some goods in management to Î.M."Gospodăria Comunal - Locativă Cantemir" for providing the services of sanitation. The notification became effective on 30.05.2017. In this context, the Competition Council is interested in obtaining the views and comments of third parties in the notification referred. The views and comments can be sent by mail to the following address: Competition Council, mun. Chișinău, bd. Ștefan cel Mare 73/1, MD-2001, or ]]> 19.06.2017 14:59 The Competition Council has examined the notification received from the Bozieni Town Hall <![CDATA[The Competition Council has examined the notification received from the Bozieni Town Hall // News]]> https://www.competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=38&id=6045&t=/Press/News/The-Competition-Council-has-examined-the-notification-received-from-the-Bozieni-Town-Hall/ 05.06.2017 08:24 The Plenum of the Competition Council has authorized the state aid granted to Î.M.”Ecoapeduct” <![CDATA[The Plenum of the Competition Council has authorized the state aid granted to Î.M.”Ecoapeduct” // News]]> https://www.competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=38&id=6009&t=/Press/News/The-Plenum-of-the-Competition-Council-has-authorized-the-state-aid-granted-to-IMEcoapeduct/ 04.05.2017 11:39 Competition Council examines the notification received from the Energy Efficiency Fund of the Republic of Moldova <![CDATA[Competition Council examines the notification received from the Energy Efficiency Fund of the Republic of Moldova // Transparency of decision]]> https://www.competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=40&id=6000&t=/Transparency/Transparency-of-decision/Competition-Council-examines-the-notification-received-from-the-Energy-Efficiency-Fund-of-the-Republic-of-Moldova/ 19.04.2017 15:51 Competition Council examines the notifications received from the Ministry of Information Technology and Communications <![CDATA[Competition Council examines the notifications received from the Ministry of Information Technology and Communications // Transparency of decision]]> https://www.competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=40&id=5998&t=/Transparency/Transparency-of-decision/Competition-Council-examines-the-notifications-received-from-the-Ministry-of-Information-Technology-and-Communications/ 18.04.2017 13:57 The ”Competition” magazine (no. 5/2017) <![CDATA[The ”Competition” magazine (no. 5/2017) // Publications]]> https://www.competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=84&id=5992&t=/Press/Publications/The-Competition-magazine-no-52017/ ]]> 06.04.2017 15:34 Report on State aid granted in 2015 <![CDATA[Report on State aid granted in 2015 // News]]> https://www.competition.md/libview.php?l=en&idc=38&id=5976&t=/Press/News/Report-on-State-aid-granted-in-2015/ Competition Council has drawn the third report of state aid granted in Moldova, from the date of effectiveness of the Law no. 139 of 15.06.2012 regarding to the State aid. It is noted that, Law no. 139 of 15.06.2012 regarding to the State aid became effective on 16.08.2013. According to article 21 paragraph (3) of the Law regarding to the State aid, the Competition Council shall prepare an annual report on State aid. This report has been prepared in accordance with ]]> 27.03.2017 10:16