WE ARE COMPETITION
This is the competition law blog of CERHA HEMPEL 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.
Price Cuts, Discounts, Online Commerce and the Digital Economy – Compliance, What Art Thou?
The Commission guidance regarding consumer protection directives has been updated.
The Hungarian Competition Authority keeps an eye on advertisements for children
The latest decisions of the Hungarian Competition Authority (HCA) have once again drawn the attention to the strict consumer protection-type inspections on advertising to children.
“Want masks quickly?” – The Hungarian Competition Authority strikes again at untruthful and aggressive advertisements in the market of health products.
According to its press release issued on 28 September 2021, the Hungarian Competition Authority ("HCA"), which has adopted an increasingly strict approach recently, imposed another large fine of nearly € 300 000 for a breach of consumer protection law. This time, the...
CERHA HEMPEL’s Competition Group Goes from Strength to Strength
3 new experts in the competition team of CERHA HEMPEL Hungary – Boglárka Priskin spent 11 years at the Hungarian Competition Authority.
Takeaways from the Alza Black Friday HCA decision
The Hungarian Competition Authority (“HCA”) states in its latest decision that the “Black Friday” campaign’s commercial communications by Alza.hu Kft. and Alza.cz a.s. mislead consumers by giving the impression that consumers could get a significant discount of up to...
Beer Wars – Competition, regulation and consumer welfare, or who pays the last round in the pub?
A new rule to the Act on Commerce, prohibiting places of hospitality and large beer and soft drink producers from entering into exclusive contracts
Competition law: the endgame or rather the age of consumer protection?
The decision on 28th April 2020 of the Hungarian Competition Authority (GVH) fits well in the clearly visible EU trends, focusing more and more on the consumer protection activities.
A Great Success: CHSH Dezső & Partners and publisher Wolters Kluwer hosted a joint book launching event
The Hungarian legal publisher, Wolters Kluwer introduced its newest book to the public on the 11th of April, 2018 in the state room of Pázmány Péter Catholic University in Budapest. The book’s title is Private Enforcement Litigation – a handbook for practitioners. The...
Presentation of the new book: Antitrust damages actions
CHSH’s Antitrust Law Group would like to cordially invite the readers of this blog to the presentation of a new book that was written by eminent antitrust law experts and edited by CHSH’s staff. The book is published by Wolters Kluwer, and its editor-in-chief is Tamás...
Cooperation with the Hungarian Competition Authority – Worth more now than ever before?
The Hungarian Competition Authority (HCA) issued a new communique on antitrust fines in December 2017. The communique added new options that cooperating companies can take advantage to significantly reduce the amount of the fines imposed on them or even completely...