SBB IKOMOn November 14, 2016, the President of the Commission for Protection of Competition enacted the Conclusion on continuation of proceeding ex officio, instituted upon the Notification of concentration submitted by the „Serbia Broadband – Srpske kablovske mreže” Ltd company, created by acquiring the control over the „Interaktivne kablovske objedinjene mreže – I.KOM” Ltd company. The proceeding is continued ex officio for investigation of the notified concentration’s fulfillment of conditions of permissibility from Article 19 of the Law, i.e. determining whether the implementation of such concentration would significantly restrict, distort or prevent competition in the market of the Republic of Serbia or its part, and in particular if such restriction, distortion, or prevention would be the result of creating or strengthening of a dominant position.

During the investigation proceeding, the Commission shall conduct all necessary actions and determine all facts and present evidence necessary for defining the relevant market(s), structure of the relevant market(s), degree of concentration of the relevant market(s), identification of actual and potential competing parties, concentration participants’ market position, suppliers and users’ possibility to choose, legal and other obstacles for entering the relevant markets, competitiveness level of the concentration parties, users’ interests, etc.

In accordance with the Law, the Commission is obligated to complete the proceedings within the period of four months from the date of instituting proceeding ex officio.
All persons in possession of data, documentation or other relevant information that could contribute to the accurate fact-finding in this proceeding are called upon to immediately submit the said to the Commission for Protection of Competition, 25/IV, Savska Street, Belgrade.