ANTI-COMPETITIVE CONCERTED ACTIONS OR CARTEL CONSPIRACIES (DANGEROUS CONSEQUENCES AND PROBLEMS OF PROSECUTION)

Author

, assistant lecturer, Kharkiv, Pushinska, 77
ORCID ID:

In heading

Law;

Signed print

21.09.2018

Issues number

2018 - № 3 (34)

Page

119-132

Type of articles

Scientific article

Code UDK

346.546

ISSN print

2411-5584

Abstract

The article is devoted to the analysis of such type of competitive offenses as anti-competitive concerted actions, or cartel conspiracies. The author of the article analyzes the composition of this offense and provides the classification of anti-competitive concerted actions depending on various criteria. This type of offense has many shortcomings concerning legislative provisions and practical application of sanctions to violators, procedural moments of revealing and proving the existence of conspiracies.

Keywords

economic competition; anti-competitive concerted actions; cartels; conspiracies; competitive offenses.

Reviewer

External reviewer

Article in PDF

119

Bibliography

1. Borysenko, Z. M. (2009). Rozsliduvannia kartelnykh zmov v Ukraini [Investigation of cartel conspiracies in Ukraine]. Pravnychyi visnyk Universytetu ekonomiky ta prava «KROK» – Legal Bulletin of the University of Economics and Law «KROK», 2, 19–26. Retrieved from http://pravoznavec.com.ua/period/article/3287/%C7 [in Ukrainian].
2. Valitov, S. S. (2006). Konkurentne pravo Ukrainy. Navchalnyi posibnyk [Competition Law of Ukraine. Tutorial]. Kyiv: Yurinkom Inter [in Ukrainian].
3. Zadykhailo, D. V. (2012). Hospodarsko-pravove zabezpechennia ekonomichnoi polityky derzhavy [Economic and legal support of the state economic policy]. Kharkiv: Yurait [in Ukrainian].
4. Udalov, T. H. (2004). Konkurentne pravo. Navchalnyi posibnyk [Competition Law. Tutorial]. Kyiv: Shkola [in Ukrainian].
5. Riabtsev, H. L. (2013). Modeliuvannia rynku naftoproduktiv Ukrainy dlia formuvannia derzhavnoi polityky yoho rozvytku [Modeling of the Ukrainian petroleum market for the formation of a state policy for its development]. Publichne upravlinnia: teoriia ta praktyka – Public Administration: Theory and Practice, 1, 115–121 [in Ukrainian].
6. Smyrnova, K. (2017). Pravove rehuliuvannia konkurentsii v Yevropeiskomu Soiuzi: teoriia i praktyka [Legal regulation of competition in the European Union: theory and practice]. (2nd ed.). Odesa: Feniks [in Ukrainian].
7. Vozniuk, O. (2016, September 31). Protsedura Settlement zastosovuietsia lyshe u spravakh pro karteli [The Settlement procedure applies only to cartel cases]. Yurydychna hazeta – Legal newspaper. Retrieved from http://yur-gazeta.com/interview/-procedura-settlement-zastosovuetsya-lishe-u-spravah-pro-karteli.html [in
Ukrainian].
8. Hospodarskyi kodeks Ukrainy: Zakon Ukrainy vid 16.01.2003. 436 – IV. (2003) [The Commercial Code of Ukraine. Law of Ukraine dated January 16, 2003]. Vidomosti Verkhovnoi Rady Ukrainy – Bulletin of Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, 18–22, art. 144 [in Ukrainian].
9. Pro Antymonopolnyi komitet Ukrainy: Zakon Ukrainy vid 26.11.1993. 3659‑KhII. (1993). [On Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine. Law of Ukraine dated November 26, 1993]. Vidomosti Verkhovnoi Rady Ukrainy – Bulletin of Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, 50, art. 472 [in Ukrainian].
10. The Sherman Antitrust Act (1890). Retrieved May 28, 2018, from http://www.linfo.org/ sherman_txt.html.
11. Kompleksne porivnialno-pravove doslidzhennia vidpovidnosti zakonodavstva Ukrainy zakonodavstvu YeS shchodo protydii kartelnym zmovam [Comprehensive comparative legal study on the compliance of Ukrainian legislation with EU anti-cartel laws]. (n.d.). Retrieved May 28, 2018, from https://voxukraine.org/uk/competition-law-and-policyin-the-united [in Ukrainian].
12. Consolidated version of the Treaty on European Union and the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (2012, October 26). Official Journal of the European Union, C 326, 0001–0390. Retrieved from http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=celex%3A12012E%2FTXT.
13. Strafgesetzbuch, 15.05.1871. (1871). [Criminal Code dated May 15, 1871]. Retrieved August 22, 2018, from http://www.gesetze-im-internet.de/bundesrecht/stgb/gesamt.pdf [in German].
14. Pro zakhyst ekonomichnoi konkurentsii: Zakon Ukrainy vid 11.01.2001. 2210 – III. (2001). [On the protection of economic competition. Law of Ukraine dated January 11, 2001]. Vidomosti Verkhovnoi Rady Ukrainy – Bulletin of Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, 12, art. 64 [in Ukrainian].
15. Zminy do Typovykh vymoh do uzghodzhenykh dii subiektiv hospodariuvannia dlia zahalnoho zvilnennia vid poperednoho oderzhannia dozvolu orhaniv Antymonopolnoho komitetu Ukrainy na uzghodzheni dii subiektiv hospodariuvannia: rozporiadzh. Antymonopol. kom. Ukrainy vid 12.10.2017. 10‑rp. (2017). [Changes to Typical Requirements for Agreed Actions by Business Entities for the General Exemption from the Preliminary Acceptance of the Permits of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine for Agreed Actions by Business Entities. Order of Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine dated October 12, 2017]. Retrieved from http://zakon.rada.gov.ua/laws/show/z1365–17 [in Ukrainian].
16. Typovi vymohy do uzghodzhenykh dii subiektiv hospodariuvannia dlia zahalnoho zvilnennia vid poperednoho oderzhannia dozvolu orhaniv Antymonopolnoho komitetu Ukrainy na uzghodzheni dii subiektiv hospodariuvannia: rozporiadzh. Antymonopol. kom. Ukrainy vid 12.02.2002. 27 – r. (2002). [Typical requirements for concerted actions of business entities for the general exemption from the prior obtaining of the permission of the bodies of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine for concerted actions of business entities. Order of Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine dated February 12, 2002]. Ofitsiinyi visnyk Ukrainy – Official Bulletin of Ukraine, 11, art. 543 [in Ukrainian].
17. Yevropeiskykh vyrobnykiv vantazhivok oshtrafuvaly za kartelnu zmovu [European truck manufacturers were fined for a cartel plot]. (2017, September 27). Informatsiinoanalitychna hrupa Auto-consulting – Information-analytical group Auto-consulting. Retrieved from http://www.autoconsulting.com.ua/article.php?sid=39770 [in Ukrainian].
18. Pro porushennia zakonodavstva pro zakhyst ekonomichnoi konkurentsii ta nakladannia shtrafu: Rishennia AMKU vid 26.10.2016. 480‑r. (2016). [Violation of the legislation on the protection of economic competition and imposing a fine. Decision of Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine dated October 26, 2016]. Retrieved from http://www.amc.gov.ua/amku/doccatalog/document?id=131325&schema=main [in Ukrainian].
19. Havrysh, O. (2001, November 9–16). Svitovyi rynok nafty pislia veresnevoho teroru [The world oil market after the September terror]. Dzerkalo tyzhnia – Mirror of the week, 44. Retrieved from https://dt.ua/ECONOMICS/svitoviy_rinok_nafti_pislya_veresnevogo_teroru.html [in Ukrainian].

15.09.2018