AMENDMENTS TO LAW NO. 139/2012 ON STATE AID - VOTED IN FIRST READING 23.10.2023 625 On 19 October 2023, the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova voted in the first reading the amendments to the Law No. 139/2012 on State Aid.
The main objective of this project was to increase the de minimis aid thresholds from 2 to 5 million MDL and up to 10 million MDL for Services of General Economic Interest (SGEI). This will ensure easier access to State support for enterprises, in line with EU rules.
Other amendments concern some adjustments of the national
Business associations from Moldova – in dialogue with competition authorities of the Republic of Moldova and the European Union 12.10.2023 697 On 05 October 2023, the Competition Council of the Republic of Moldova hosted a round table which gathered representatives of the European Commission, business associations from Moldova and the national competition authority.
The purpose of the meeting was to exchange views on the competition policies in the EU and in the Republic of Moldova, amendments to the relevant legal framework in Moldova, main challenges faced by Moldovan business in its relations with the Competition Council, etc. These issues were discussed in
2023 PRIA COMPETITION MOLDOVA: Competition in the Republic of Moldova and European prospects 12.10.2023 1025 On October 06, 2023, a new edition of the International Conference "PRIA COMPETITION MOLDOVA 2023" took place in Chisinau, Republic of MOLDOVA. Competition as a vital mechanism for the good functioning of the economy as well as the state of competition in the Republic of Moldova in the face of current challenges were among the main topics discussed during the event.
The conference organized by PRIA Events, in cooperation with the Competition Council of the Republic of Moldova, gathered under its
Representatives of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Competition (DG Competition) in a working visit to the Competition Council 12.10.2023 427 On October 05, 2023, the representatives of the Competition Council of the Republic of Moldova headed by its President, Alexei GHERTESCU, had a working meeting with the DG Competition delegation led by Mr. Alexander WINTERSTEIN - Head of Unit, DG Competition - Communications Policy, accompanied by Ms Kalypso THOMOPOULOU, International Relations Officer, DG Competition.
During the event, the representatives of the European Commission presented the key elements of DG Competition, namely: its organizational structure, the functional processes within DG Competition, the
ENFORCEMENT OF COMPETITION LAW BY THE COURTS: THE COMPETITION AUTHORITY’S PERSPECTIVE 22.09.2023 642 On 21 September 2023, the President of the Competition Council, Alexei GHERȚESCU, participated in the event dedicated to "Judicial Review of Competition Decisions in the EU", organized within the International Workshop "Fundamentals of EU Competition Law".
The President of the Competition Council presented to the public the new provisions of the Competition Law No. 183/2012, which entered into force on 18 September 2023, the enforcement systems of competition law and shared the existing challenges in the application of competition law by
NEW PROVISIONS OF THE COMPETITION LAW - IN FORCE FROM TODAY 18.09.2023 857 On 18 September 2023, the new provisions of the Competition Law No. 183/2012 entered into force. The amendment of the Competition Law No. 183/2012 was made in order to implement the international commitments undertaken by the Republic of Moldova, in the context of obtaining the candidate country status for accession to the European Union and the Association Programme between the European Union and the Republic of Moldova 2021-2027.
Thereby, to maintain and harmonise the national regulatory framework to ensure free competition
The Competition Council examines the notification submitted by Leova municipality 08.07.2021 2085 The Competition Council examines the notification submitted by Leova municipality regarding the support measure granted to JSC„Apă-Canal Leova" by transferring in management of some movable and immovable goods in order to ensure the water and sewerage service.
In this context, the Competition Council is interested in obtaining comments and views from third parties regarding this notification, which may be sent by post to the following address: Competition Council, Chisinau, 73/1, Stefan cel Mare si Sfânt, Blvd. MD-2001 or by fax
The Competition Council examines the notification received from the Călărași City Hall 01.11.2019 2292 The Competition Council examines the notification received from the Călărași City Hall, regarding the support measure granted for the provision of services of sewage and sanitation, Î.M. „Gospodăria Comunal Locativă" Călărași City.
The notification became effective on 26.09.06.2019.
In this context, the Competition Council is interested in obtaining comments and point of view form the persons concerned in connection with the said notification.
The views and comments can be sent by mail to the following address: Competition Council, mun. Chișinău, bd. Ștefan cel