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Competition & Antitrust

09 July 2020
Galina Petkova Derogation from EU competition rules for milk, potato and live plant and flower sectors

Bulgaria - Schoenherr

The European Commission recently announced temporary derogations from EU competition rules for the milk, potato and live plant and flower sectors. Shortly thereafter, the Bulgarian Commission for the Protection of Competition published on its website information about temporary derogations from the prohibition on competitors in these sectors entering into agreements or undertaking coordinated practices.

Author: Galina Petkova
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Recent updates

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Hungary - Schoenherr

Author: Anna Turi
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Turkey - ELIG Gurkaynak Attorneys-at-Law

Author: Gönenç Gürkaynak
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Mexico - SAI Law & Economics

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Israel - Tadmor Levy & Co

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Ecuador - Meythaler & Zambrano Abogados

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Slovenia - Schoenherr

Authors: Eva Škufca, Urša Picelj
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International - Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Authors: Robin D Adelstein, Gerald A Stein, Amanda Wait, Vic Domen

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