The following Competition guidance note Produced in partnership with Moravčević Vojnović i partneri AOD Beograd in cooperation with Schoenherr provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
A conversation with Srdjana Petronijevic, partner at Serbian law firm Moravčević Vojnović i partneri AOD Beograd in cooperation with Schoenherr, on key issues on merger control in Albania.
NOTE–to see whether notification thresholds in Albania and throughout the world are met, see Where to Notify.
The Law on Protection of Competition (Ligji për mbrojtjen e konkurrencës—the Competition Act) was implemented in 2003.
In June 2016, the Authority published new guidelines introducing a simplified notification and investigation process for transactions that are unlikely to raise competition concerns.
The concept of control under the Albanian merger control regime is influenced by the EU notion of decisive influence and corresponds to it to a great extent.
An undertaking is deemed to have control over another undertaking if it has the possibility to exercise decisive influence over such an undertaking. In particular, ‘control’ can derive from:
ownership rights or the rights to use undertaking's assets or
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