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What are the amounts of the applicable fees for prior notifications of a concentration between undertakings?

There are three levels of notification fees:

  • Base Rate (Initial Instruction): €7.500; €15.000; ou €25.000, depending on the turnover of participating undertakings;
  • In-depth Investigation Rate (Second Instruction Phase); additional fee corresponding to 50% of the applicable Base Rate;
  • Officio Procedure Rate: Applicable Base Rate doubled.

Pursuant to article 94 of Law no. 19/2012, of 8 May (Portuguese Competition Act), and under Regulation no. 1/E/2003, of 25 July, payment must be performed to the Portuguese Competition Authority by crediting the account of the Portuguese Competition Authority.
Bank details of the AdC:
Account No. 7924 on behalf of the AdC at the Agência de Gestão da Tesouraria e da Dívida Pública - IGCP.

All charges for bank transfers concerning the payment of fees applicable to concentrations are of the responsibility of the notifying entity(ies).