By András Nagy, Anna Turi, Mark Kovacs
In recent years, the Hungarian Competition Authority (HCA) has seemingly aimed to foster cooperation between itself and market participants. Recent case law shows that the HCA strives for cooperation even when market participants allegedly commit grave infringements of the competition rules.
Market participants are advised to harness this tendency and the HCA’s willingness to reach decisions more efficiently. This article examines a number of recent cases and the lessons learned.