Within the framework of the “Jean Monnet Center of Excellence South and East European Competition Law” project, which includes academics and competition law experts from various countries in Europe and the Western Balkans, a round table was held on June 1 with topic “Strengthening the implementation of competition law and its advocacy”.
Mr. Denar Biba, Chairman of the Competition Authority, was invited to this activity, which aimed to promote the culture of competition, the protection of free, effective competition and the proper functioning of the market.
In his speech, the Chairman of the Competition Authority, Mr. Biba, presented to those present, the main specifics of the legislation for the protection of competition, the operation of the CA in control, detection and punishment in case of violation of the provisions of law no. 9121, dated 28.07.2003 “On the Protection of Competition”. Also during the presentation, the attendees illustrated concrete cases from the Authority’s activity related to previous investigations and the challenges this institution faces in its daily work.
This activity was organized for the first time in Albania after it was also held in Italy and Serbia. The participants carefully selected by the Organizers were well-known competition law experts from other countries such as: Croatia, Italy, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, etc.
The Competition Authority will continue to participate in activities of this nature in order to promote and protect free competition.