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Focus Antitrust - 29 March 2017

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European Commission issues proposal to make national competition authorities more effective

The European Commission has proposed new rules, aimed at enabling Member States' competition authorities to be more effective enforcers, by seeking to ensure that they have the appropriate enforcement tools. Click here.

  • The European Commission has approved the proposed merger between US-based chemical companies Dow and DuPont. The approval is conditional in particular on the divestiture of parts of DuPont's global pesticide business, including its global R&D organisation. Click here.
  • The CMA has issued final decisions in its furniture parts cartel case and published full findings in its case involving model agencies. Click here.
  • The CMA has published an update paper on its market study into digital comparison tools. Click here.

This article was written by Paul Stone. For more information, please contact Paul on +44 (0)20 7203 5110 or at

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