To whom do the dominance provisions apply? To what extent do they apply to public entities?
The dominance provisions apply to any market participant. A market participant is defined as any party (including foreign parties) that carries out or intends to carry out commercial activities in Latvia or whose activities affect or may affect competition in Latvia.
According to the case law of the CC, the CL is applicable in respect to state or municipal institutions when they act as market participants in commercial transactions. If state or municipal institutions act within the scope of their public functions, the CL does not apply.