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Bundeskartellamt - Review of 2017

Date of issue: 21.12.2017

Bundeskartellamt reviews the year 2017

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In 2017 the Bundeskartellamt examined around 1,300 merger notifications, imposed fines in cartel proceedings totalling approx. 60 million euros, decided on 150 applications for review in public procurement cases and conducted numerous abuse of dominance proceedings. The authority also gained new competences in the area of consumer protection. In addition, it started with the establishment of a national competition register for public procurement.

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