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11.01.2018
Alternative Dispute Resolution - new rules have been in force for a year now
Alternative Dispute Resolution - new rules have been in force for a year now

Poles willingly use the possibility of amicable dispute resolution in consumer disputes.  ...>

09.01.2018
Reasoned opinion in the "Tu na Życie Europa" case
Reasoned opinion in the "Tu na Życie Europa" case

The President of the UOKiK has presented a reasoned opinion in the “TU na Życie Europa” (Europa Life Insurance Association) case. ...>

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11.01.2018Alternative Dispute Resolution - new rules have been in force for a year now Alternative Dispute Resolution - new rules have been in force for a year now

Poles willingly use the possibility of amicable dispute resolution in consumer disputes.  ...>

 
02.01.2018Are reflectors and high-visibility vests good protection? Audit of the Trade Inspection Authority Are reflectors and high-visibility vests good protection? Audit of the Trade Inspection Authority

The Trade Inspection Authority examined high-visibility clothing, reflectors and hearing protectors. ...>

 
20.12.2017Alternative "investments" and pyramid schemes. Watch out - fraud Alternative "investments" and pyramid schemes. Watch out - fraud

The President of the UOKiK warns: watch out for frauds and alternative “investments” which can use the model of pyramid schemes. ...>

 
07.12.2017How much cotton is there in cotton? Trade Inspection Authority audits How much cotton is there in cotton? Trade Inspection Authority audits

The Trade Inspection Authority has thoroughly examined clothing, as well as table and cleaning cloths. The inspectors have questioned 34 per cent of the products checked. ...>

 
13.10.2017Court judgements: consumer protection Court judgements: consumer protection

Open Finance, Vision Express, Allianz Polska. These are the enterprises that were subject to judicial judgements following UOKiK's decisions concerning consumer protection ...>

 
29.09.2017International Day Of Older Persons - secure and active elderly International Day Of Older Persons - secure and active elderly

On October 1, we observe the International Day of Older Persons. UOKiK, the Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Policy and the Trade Inspectorate are jointly reminding of the rights of consumers - elderly citizens. ...>

 
 

 

28.12.2017UOKiK dismantles a cartel UOKiK dismantles a cartel

UOKiK has quashed an arrangement between manufacturers of wood-based panels used to produce furniture. Cartelists were fixing prices and exchanging confidential information over the period of nearly four years. ...>

 
12.10.2017100 days of the act on the unfair use of contractual advantage 100 days of the act on the unfair use of contractual advantage

Increase in butter prices, apple buying, milk deliveries. These are some of the eight cases related to contractual advantage which are currently being dealt with by UOKiK.  ...>

 
11.10.2017Media sector under scrutiny of the UOKiK Media sector under scrutiny of the UOKiK

The advertising, press, printing and pay television sectors as well as Internet services providers and online platforms have all come under the scrutiny of the UOKiK. ...>

 
18.07.2017Reasoned opinion - summary of UOKiK activities Reasoned opinion - summary of UOKiK activities

With more than 100 reasoned opinions issued in cases pending before courts of law which involve consumer interests, it has certainly been a productive period for the UOKiK.  ...>

 
24.05.2017The president of the UOKiK receives a World Bank award for competition law advocacy The president of the UOKiK receives a World Bank award for competition law advocacy

The President of the UOKiK, Mr Marek Niechciał, received an award of the World Bank and the International Competition Network (ICN) ...>

 
10.04.2017UOKiK receives award for competition advocacy UOKiK receives award for competition advocacy

The UOKiK received an award in the contest for the best educational and information project related to the competition law. ...>

 
10.04.2017Introducing the whistleblower programme Introducing the whistleblower programme

Got information on collusion? Now you can notify the UOKiK anonymously. The Competition Authority has launched a pilot programme designed to encourage whistleblowers to come forward. ...>