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The Italian Competition Bill has (Finally) been Approved by the Parliament

After two-and-a-half-years of parliamentary debate, on 2 August 2017, the Italian Parliament has (finally) approved the Annual Market and Competition Law.

Report on Brexit and Competition Law

The Brexit Competition Law Working Group has published its conclusions and recommendations on the implications of Brexit for UK competition law and policy.

Competition Law Enforcement Surges in the UK

The UK Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) is delivering on its commitment to step up its enforcement of competition law.

Asia Pacific Competition Quarterly Newsletter

The aim of this quarterly is to give you a regular, brief practical overview of significant competition law developments that may affect your business operations in the region.

Romania: Government Emergency Ordinance on actions for damages for competition infringements

A government Ordinance implements Directive 2014/104/EU on certain rules governing actions for damages for infringements of the competition law provisions and some important amendments to the Romanian Competition Law.

German Competition Law Amendment came into force

On June 9 2017, the 9th amendment to the German Competition Act (ARC) finally comes into force. The main reason behind this substantial change of German competition law was the implementation of the EU directive 2014/104/EU on Antitrust Damages Actions.

Insight into the New German Federal Data Protection Act Supplementing the GDPR

The German Parliament approved the draft of a new Federal Data Protection Act in order to align the German data protection law with the requirements of the European General Data Protection Regulation and to make use of the opening clauses of the GDPR.

Antitrust & Competition Interviews with Concurrences

We have recorded interviews with competiton law experts at a conference organized by Concurrences Review in partnership with Baker McKenzie. Listen to what our experts have to say about the latest developments in the competition and antitrust arena.

Hong Kong Court Confirms Prohibition on Standalone Competition Claims

On 27 April 2017, Hong Kong’s High Court rejected allegations by travel agency, Loyal Profit International Development that certain directives issued by the Travel Industry Council (TIC) were anti-competitive, and refused to rule on alleged violations of competition law.

Five Things That Really Matter on EU Antitrust Dawn Raids

Dawn raids are a big challenge, and getting it wrong can mean huge fines. Having good policies and procedures is important. But in the midst of a raid, you need to understand the practical issues that really matter. Based on our recent experience, we summarized are five crucial things you need to be aware of.

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