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14.12.2015

New restrictions on establishment of pharmacies significantly harm free competition

The Estonian Competition Authority made a proposal for revision of the pharmacist-owner requirement and the prohibition of connection with wholesale sellers to medicinal products, and for annulment of the restrictions, for which there is no necessity. The benefits for the public resulting from such...
04.12.2015

Statement on a coordinated regional market surveillance

The Nordic and Baltic NRAs have for a long time partaken in cooperation with Nord Pool Spot for regional market surveillance. With the entry into force of REMIT, this cooperation has become even more important. Not only does REMIT put forward harmonised rules on wholesale energy trading within the...
11.11.2015

The Competition Authority imposed a fine for breach of wholesale energy market rules on Elering AS

On 4 November 2015 the Competition Authority imposed a fine on Elering AS for breach of Regulation (EU) No 1227/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council on Wholesale Energy Market Integrity and Transparency (hereinafter – REMIT). The said breach took place in June of 2014. The sum of the...
31.08.2015

The Estonian Competition Authority in the area of government of the Ministry of Justice since 1 September 2015

The amendment to the Government of the Republic Act shall enter into force on 01.09.2015, modifying the provisions concerning the  planning of the competition supervision at the national level. According to the amendment, the planning of the competition supervision and the Estonian Competition...
17.08.2015

The Estonian Competition Authority invites to submit applications for Nominated Electricity Market Operator (NEMO) designation in the bidding zone in Estonia

On 24th of July 2015 European Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/1222 establishing a guideline on capacity allocation and congestion management (hereinafter – Regulation) (http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.L_.2015.197.01.0024.01.ENG) was adopted. According to Regulation,...
08.06.2015

Tallinn Administrative Court fully dismissed a complaint filed by AS Tallinna Vesi

Tallinn Administrative Court dismissed with its judgment of 5 June 2015 a complaint filed by AS Tallinna Vesi in the tariff dispute between the company and Estonian Competition Authority. AS Tallinna Vesi applied to the court in 2011, as Estonian Competition Authority did not coordinate the company...
13.05.2015

According to the Competition Authority, the current legislation does not sufficiently regulate operation of electrical interconnections EstLink 1 and EstLink 2 between Estonia and Finland

The Competition Authority has analyzed reliability of electrical interconnections EstLink 1 and EstLink 2 between Estonia and Finland. The Competition Authority has reached the conclusion that the current legislation does not sufficiently regulate operation of electrical interconnections. It is...
06.01.2015

The Estonian Competition Authority has approved an obligation undertaken by AS G4S Eesti to implement new pricing principles for customers of the cash-in-transit service

On 30 December 2014 the Estonian Competition Authority has approved an obligation undertaken by AS G4S Eesti to implement new pricing principles for customers of the cash-in-transit service since 1 January 2015. The new principles will uniformly apply to all new and existing customers using the...
07.10.2014

the Agency of Medicines and the Estonian Competition Authority have concluded a cooperation agreement

Today, the Director General of the Agency of Medicines Kristin Raudsepp and the Director General of the Competition Authority Märt Ots have signed a cooperation agreement which aims to enhance supervision in the sphere of medicines and develop legislation pertaining to the sphere. First and...
15.09.2014

The Estonian Competition Authority commences supervision proceedings with regard to shutdown of EstLink 1 and EstLink 2 cables

On 12 September the Estonian Competition Authority has initiated supervision proceedings with regard Estonian Transmission System Operator Elering AS in connection with disruption of electricity transmission power between Estonia and Finland. Since 10 September 2014 both electricity...

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