The German Competition Authority publishes its final report on its sector inquiry into comparison websites

On 11 April 2019 the German Federal Cartel Office ("FCO") published its final report on its sector inquiry into comparison websites which the FCO had initiated in October 2017 (the relating press release can be found in English and German). The FCO’s competence to carry out consumer protection related investigations as the aforementioned as well as the competence to give opinions in consumer protection related court proceedings was legally implemented into the German Act against Restraints of Competition ("ARC") in June 2017. However, the FCO was not provided with

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Jörg Witting, The German Competition Authority publishes its final report on its sector inquiry into comparison websites, 11 April 2019, e-Competitions April 2019, Art. N° 94591

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