Press releases 2019
GVH imposed a fine of EUR 3.6 M on Facebook
Fines amounting to a total of over EUR 2.5 M imposed for collusion in public procurement procedures relating to waste treatment
The Hungarian Competition Authority imposed fines amounting to a total of over EUR 1.5 M on a number of undertakings for restricting the distribution of alarm equipment
Significant social benefits, digital consumer protection strategy, further consumer-friendly improvements The GVH’s activity in 2018 in a nutshell
HelloPay 10% tip-slider is found to be unlawful
The Hungarian Competition Authority authorised the acquisition of Extreme Digital by eMAG
The Gazdasági Versenyhivatal (the Hungarian Competition Authority, GVH) determined that the acquisition of Dante International Kft. (eMAG) over Extreme Digital Zrt. (edigital.hu) would not result i...
Magyar Telekom launches a new low-priced TV + internet + phone package in 406 towns as a result of the intervention of the GVH
The Gazdasági Versenyhivatal (the Hungarian Competition Authority, GVH) accepted the commitments submitted by Magyar Telekom Nyrt. (Telekom), according to which, from 2 December 2019, Telekom will ...
Commitment decision taken by the GVH in the Wizz Air case: the airline pays affected passengers compensation totalling HUF 250 million (approx. EUR 760 thousand)
The Gazdasági Versenyhivatal (the Hungarian Competition Authority, GVH) accepted the commitments offered by Wizz Air Hungary Zrt. (Wizz Air). As a result of the commitments those customers affected...
The Hungarian Competition Authority has issued a number of recommendations aimed at boosting bank card acceptance
In its report on the findings of its sector inquiry into the bank card acceptance market the Hungarian Competition Authority (GVH) did not reveal any market failures necessitating the initiation of...
The competition supervision procedure initiated against PayPal has ended with the acceptance of commitments
The Gazdasági Versenyhivatal (the Hungarian Competition Authority, GVH) accepted the commitments of the online payment method provider, PayPal. On the basis of the commitments, the undertaking is o...
The GVH imposed fines amounting to a total of HUF 70 million for participation in a cartel concerning the review of online cash registers
Competition law also has to adapt to the complex challenges of the 21st century - expressed at the III. Hungarian Competition Law Forum
The GVH imposes a fine of HUF 100 million on Husqvarna Magyarország Kft. for fixing the online retail prices of its products
The GVH fines solar battery producers for cartel activity
The GVH imposes fines on battery producers for their participation in a cartel
The GVH will assess the operation of digital comparison tools in the framework of a market analysis
Behaviour of online hotel booking sites once again in focus
MediaMarkt to acquire control over the consumer electronics retail sector in Tesco’s nine stores