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This is the competition law blog of CHSH Dezső and Partners. We regularly publish news, articles and analysis about competition law, written by the members of our law firm. On occasion we give place for other fields of law as well.
Dawn raids are special tool in competition law: as part of their mandate to combat cartels that are considered particularly harmful for the public, competition authority officials can enter and search the premises of any company, make copies of documents, phones and entire IT systems and can even access the private correspondence of executive officers.
CHSH Dezső & Partners advised Dömper Kft. and Subterra a.s. in an investigation launched by the Hungarian Competition Authority (HCA) in a cartel case concerning an alleged infringement of the prohibition of restrictive agreements regarding the construction of the M4 motorway.
Dawn raids and investigations by the Competition Authority: it is worth being vigilant now more than ever before
From January 2017, the Hungarian Competition Authority (HCA) has been allowed to carry out unannounced on-site reviews, i.e. dawn raids in the course of merger investigations. Recent cases have shown it is even more important for companies and executives to be aware...