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When the power is with you #IV: Thirty is enough – the payment period after the amendment of the SMPA
There are 30 days left until the end of the year at the time of publishing this article. Thirty days is the payment period that buyers with significant market power should apply in their contracts with the affected suppliers of food and agricultural products from 1 January. And not only on paper. We
When the power is with you #III: Do you have a written contract with your supplier? And could we see it?
Have you run out of flowers at your hotel or a particular food item on the shelf at your local shop? Are you missing an agricultural commodity that you need to process your own products? For the ordinary buyer, there is nothing easier than to dial the supplier’s phone number. However, if you are a
When the power is with you #II: Won't you also be affected by the new obligations resulting from the amendment to the SMPA?
When the former version of the SMPA was in force, virtually only the operators of food retail chains had significant market power. The amendment to the SMPA, which takes full effect on January 1, 2024, has substantially broadened the scope of companies affected and the group of products subject to t
When the power is with you #I: An important part of the SMPA is about to come into effect
Autumn has only just arrived, but shopping centres are already starting to put on their Christmas outfits. As quickly as the end of the year, an important part of the 2022 amendment to the Act on Significant Market Power and Unfair Commercial Practices (SMPA) is coming into force. So, it is really h