Fines for companies issuing meal vouchers confirmed

The firms will have to pay thousands of euros for signing two cartel agreements.

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The council of the Antimonopoly Office (PMÚ) confirmed that fines have been raised against five companies issuing, distributing and selling meal vouchers. They were sanctioned for signing two cartel agreements.

Based on the first deal, the companies divided up the market among themselves, while the second helped them cap the number of meal vouchers accepted by retail chains, the PMÚ’s spokesperson Adriana Oľšavská informed the SITA newswire.

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The company DOXX – Stravné Lístky now has to pay €486,158, Edenred Slovakia, €845,237, Le Cheque Dejeuner €1,127,401, Sodexo Pass SR, €20,307, and VAŠA Slovensko, €503,248.

Moreover, they cannot attend public procurement for three years.

“The participants in the proceeding can turn to the court to appeal the decision,” Oľšavská said, as quoted by SITA.

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