COVID-19 and the enforcement of Competition Law in Europe
“The CMA has no intention of taking competition law action against cooperation between businesses or rationing of products to the extent that this is necessary to protect consumers-for example by ensuring security of supplies.”
This update describes exceptional measures taken by competition authorities in Europe and the UK temporarily and partially to relax competition law to seek to protect security of supplies to consumers following the coronavirus disease outbreak. It is relevant to all businesses active in the supply chain to consumers.
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