Leading European countries` experience in merger control, mergers in various sectors of economy, in particular, digital and pharmaceutical markets, specific features of the Central Register of Real Beneficiaries (CRBR) in Poland.
These and other topics were studied by experts of the AMCU during a week-long training in Warsaw “Merger control (problems and selected sectors) - best practices and tools based on the experience of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection of Poland and partners”.
The seminars for competition authorities were held within the framework of the “Eastern Partnership Public Administration Academy” Project, which has been operating for more than 10 years. The Project was organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland in cooperation with the Lech Kaczyński National School of Public Administration.
Due to the support of Polish colleagues, seven specialized experts of the AMCU from the Department for Research and Investigation of Non-Production Markets, Department for Research and Investigation of Production sector, Pharmaceutical and Retail Markets, Department for Research and Investigations of Fuel and Energy Complex Markets, Housing and Utilities, Legal Department expanded their knowledge regarding the leading methods of law enforcement in the mentioned sectors.
Besides the experts from Ukraine, specialists from the competition authorities of Moldova and Georgia also took part in the training.
Lectures were conducted by representatives of the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the European Commission, the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection of Poland and competition authorities of other European countries.
Earlier, within the framework of this project, a group of AMCU experts was trained in Warsaw on the application of best practices and tools for competition protection. The training was based on the experience of the Polish Office of Competition and Consumer Protection and other partners.