The Role of Consulting Services in Promoting Competitive Culture
Maintaining a normal competitive environment on the market is the core objective of the competition authorities. Policies and regulations applied in pursuit of this purpose have the role of identifying and eliminating situations of constraint on free competition. The developing market of Moldova is characterized by a low level of the competitive culture. Therefore, the business community have few knowledge and understanding of competition policies and regulations, relatively new in this market. In other cases, the lack of cooperation with competition authorities leads to erroneous information and ineffective decisions. In this context, the consultancy in the field of competition presents one of the important factors for understanding the essence of the competitive relationship between the market players and their relationship with the competition authorities.
Competition consultancy, through its activity, contributes to the development of competitive culture, increasing the degree of understanding of the competition regulations by market players. Therefore, it argues the need to comply with competition law provisions to establish a normal competitive environment on the market.
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