Recent press releases

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The GVH cooperates with the Prime Minister's Office in order to detect public procurement cartels

         5 May 2021, Budapest – The Hungarian Competition Authority (GVH) and the Prime Minister's Office have signed a cooperation agreement that will allow the two organisations to fight public p...
2021. May. 05.
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The GVH warned Budapest Park due to its ticket sales practices

29 April 2021, Budapest – The Hungarian Competition Authority (GVH) has established that the operator of Budapest Park infringed the law by failing to inform consumers of the handling fees payable ...
2021. Apr. 29.
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The GVH launched an investigation due to bed linen advertised to use antiviral technology

26 April 2021, Budapest – The Hungarian Competition Authority (GVH) has initiated a proceeding against the manufacturers of the Viral Stop bed linen product range due to them allegedly failing to p...
2021. Apr. 26.
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The GVH has updated its website

21 April 2021, Budapest – The Hungarian Competition Authority (GVH) has published a user-friendly website with a more polished appearance. The aim of the change is to ensure that consumers attempti...
2021. Apr. 21.
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The GVH announces an academic competition

20 April 2021, Budapest – The purpose of the academic competition announced by the Hungarian Competition Authority (GVH) titled ‘Competition law in Hungary and the EU’ is to attract the interest of...
2021. Apr. 20.
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The GVH warns about scam websites

16 April 2021, Budapest – The Hungarian Competition Authority (GVH) has recently been receiving more and more consumer signals about objectionable websites advertising various healthcare products. ...
2021. Apr. 16.
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The GVH cooperates with the Corvinus University for the advancement of economics in Hungary

14 April 2021, Budapest – The Hungarian Competition Authority (GVH) and the Corvinus University of Budapest (BCE) entered into a cooperation agreement for the advancement and support of economic ex...
2021. Apr. 14.
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Fourth Hungarian Competition Law Forum – the start of a new era for the GVH

13 April 2021, Budapest – The topics of this year’s Hungarian Competition Law Forum were the competition law issues of today and the sweeping changes that occurred in the operation of the Hungarian...
2021. Apr. 13.
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The GVH recalculated the cartel fine imposed on newspaper publishers due to a court order

31 March 2021, Budapest – The Hungarian Competition Authority (GVH) – in accordance with court decisions adopted in appeal proceedings – has reduced the competition supervision fine imposed on regi...
2021. Mar. 31.
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The GVH has eliminated a cartel on the electricity market

30 March 2021, Budapest – The Hungarian Competition Authority (GVH) imposed a fine of approximately HUF 130 million in total on the 13 undertakings which shared tenders among each other in relation...
2021. Mar. 30.
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The GVH is initiating a proceeding in regard to the advertising of a product range that promises ...

26 March 2021, Budapest – The Hungarian Competition Authority (GVH) launched an investigation into the practices of the suppliers distributing the Virostop oral and nasal sprays, due to them allege...
2021. Mar. 26.
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‘Careful shopping is even more important during the pandemic’ warns the GVH

25 March 2021, Budapest – The Hungarian Competition Authority (GVH) continues to recommend consumers to exercise increased caution since the Authority has received several informal complaints in th...
2021. Mar. 25.
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The GVH is investigating the pharmaceutical wholesaler system

18 March 2021, Budapest – The Hungarian Competition Authority (GVH) launched an investigation into the agreements concluded by the largest domestic pharmaceutical wholesalers and the cooperation sy...
2021. Mar. 19.
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The consumer survey of the European Commission shows the effects of the global pandemic and an in...

17 March 2021, Budapest – The European Commission surveyed the experiences of consumers in 23 economic sectors during the COVID-19 pandemic. European consumers shop online more and try to buy local...
2021. Mar. 19.
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Consumer Rights Day was celebrated around the world

16 March 2021, Budapest – World Consumer Rights Day was held on 15 March. The Hungarian Competition Authority (GVH) has been working to protect the rights of consumers and its latest objectives ove...
2021. Mar. 16.
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