The Slovenian Parliament adopts an amended Competition Act implementing the EU Damages Directive into national law

Introduction The National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia adopted in May 2017 the Act amending the Prevention of the Restriction of Competition Act (hereinafter referred to as the Competition Act), thus completing the process of implementing the Directive 2014/104/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 November 2014 on certain rules governing actions for damages under national law for infringements of the competition law provisions of the Member States and of the European Union (hereinafter referred to as the Damages Directive) into national law which was due on 27 December 2016. The new Competition Act which came into force on 20 May 2017 established easier access to evidence and clear limitation period rules in private enforcement of competition law. The act

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Andrej Fatur, The Slovenian Parliament adopts an amended Competition Act implementing the EU Damages Directive into national law, 3 May 2017, e-Competitions Bulletin May 2017, Art. N° 85047

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