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Competition & Antitrust

28 May 2020
Srdjana Petronijević COVID-19: CCA remains fully operational

Croatia - Schoenherr

The government recently announced a phased plan to lift restrictions that were imposed in Croatia as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. While many sectors prepare to resume operations, the Croatian Competition Authority has been fully operational since 11 May 2020.

Authors: Srdjana Petronijević, Ana Marjančić
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Marcel Meinhardt Secretariat of ComCo advises on obligation to notify concentration

Switzerland - Lenz & Staehelin

Under Swiss law, a proposed concentration triggers a mandatory pre-merger notification if one of the undertakings concerned has been held to be dominant, irrespective of the statutory turnover thresholds. It was previously unclear whether this criterion had to be met at the time of signing or at the time of closing. The Secretariat of the Swiss Competition Commission has now clarified this question.

Authors: Marcel Meinhardt, Suzan Hacisalihzade
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Recent updates

Adam Bell COVID-19 Weekly Report (18-24 May 2020)

International - International Law Office

Author: Adam Bell
Anna Turi Upcoming amendments to Competition Act

Hungary - Schoenherr

Authors: Anna Turi, Márk Kovács
Srdjana Petronijević COVID-19: competition commission deadlines during and after state of emergency

Serbia - Moravčević Vojnović and Partners in cooperation with Schoenherr

Authors: Srdjana Petronijević, Danijel Stevanović
Srdjana Petronijević Impact of COVID-19 on Competition Authority operations

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Moravčević Vojnović and Partners in cooperation with Schoenherr

Authors: Srdjana Petronijević, Minela Šehović
Martin André Dittmer Western High Court judgment on simplified notifications in merger control

Denmark - Gorrissen Federspiel

Authors: Martin André Dittmer, Thomas Skou
Claudia Bock Constitutional Court upholds Act on Significant Market Power but declares 3% limit on marketing payments unconstitutional

Czech Republic - Schoenherr

Author: Claudia Bock
Amanda Wait Antitrust agencies respond to COVID-19 challenges in merger reviews

USA - Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

Authors: Amanda Wait, Abraham Chang

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