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14. April 2017

Grand Auto did not distort competition

It was established in the course of the infringement proceeding that Grand Auto committed no infringement of competition rules. The authorised repairer provided the repair and maintenance services on its own. The sole fact that it did not accept any repairers in the authorised repairer’s network did not harm the consumers.

22. March 2017

Medical gases companies not engaged in a cartel

Messer Croatia Plin Zaprešić, UTP – Uljanik Tehnički Plinovi Pula and Istrabenz Plini Bakar justifiably participated in a bidding consortium with the view to meeting the requirements of the bidding for the purchase of medical and non-medical gases by the Clinical Hospital Merkur. In line with the specified criteria the consortium had to offer the same prices for products that are equal for all the hospitals involved in the public tender

02. March 2017

Müller/Kozmo merger cleared by CCA

In its assessment the CCA found that the implementation of the concentration concerned will strengthen competition in the relevant market by creating competitive constraints on the market leader

07. February 2017

CCA clears Spar / Billa merger

The acquisition of Billa retail outlets will spread the retail business of Spar to Bjelovar-Bilogora County, Požega-Slavonija County, Virovitica-Podravina County, Vukovar-Srijem County and Istria County. In the counties of Dubrovnik-Neretva, Krapina-Zagorje and Lika-Senj the concentration concerned will not produce any effects

20. January 2017

Significant benefits for consumers in automobile insurance in 2016

Most insurance companies have abolished the geographic criteria in determining the amount of compulsory insurance contribution for trucks, meaning that the whole territory of Croatia is regarded as a “one-risk zone”. The former zone rating has been thereby abandoned. All road transport vehicles enjoy more favourable terms and lower prices of insurance policies whereas the passenger cars benefit from a better choice of insurance products and favourable premiums