The Competition Council opened an investigation against a possible understanding among accounting experts, authorized accountants and companies in the field.

The Council inspectors already conducted unannounced searches at the headquarters of the Accounting Experts' Body and the Romanian Authorized Accountants, as well as one of the branches of the Authorized Accountants association.

"The decision made by associations of economic agents to practice fixed prices and fees is forbidden by the Competition Law", a press release of the Council reminds.