reform of anti-trust agency

High expectations about low prices

By | October 7th, 2012|Categories: Economy, News|Tags: , , |

TBILISI, DFWatch — One of the largest petrol companies reduced the price of petrol by 8 tetris. A spokesman for the new government believes it is possible to decrease the price by 20 tetris, or about USD 0.13. This comes soon after the leader of a coalition which won the […]

Georgian Competition Way to EU

By | November 14th, 2011|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , |

  “Antitrust laws … are the Magna Carta of free enterprise. They are as important to the preservation of economic freedom and our free-enterprise system as Bill of Rights is to the protection of our fundamental personal freedoms.” (The Supreme Court, United States v. Topco Associates, Inc. 1972)   Georgia heads towards integration into the EU, [...]

Competition watchdog must do more with same budget

By | October 10th, 2011|Categories: Legal reform, News|Tags: |

Government wants to reform the antimonopoly service and give it new tasks. But its budget is to stay the same next year. Experts think it's doubtful whether there will be any real change in how the service operates, which the European Union is demanding from Georgia. A well-functioning antimonopoly service is the most important [...]