The Luxembourg Government issues a draft bill for a more efficient competition policy, with, inter alia, a single competition authority (Draft Bill n° 5816)

On 10 December 2007, the Minister of the Economy and Foreign Trade submitted a draft bill (No 5816) (the Draft Bill), proposing substantial revisions to the law of 17 May 2004 on competition (the Law on Competition). Under the Draft Bill, the substantial rules (relating to the prohibition of anti-competitive agreements and abuse of a dominant position) shall not be changed but some useful clarifications shall be made, for example, temporary measures which are difficult to apply under the current text shall become more concise. Considering that the conception of the functions and the missions of a Competition Authority changed since 2004, from a repressive approach to a more educational approach, thereby creating a true competition culture and the need for the competition rules to be

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Gabriel Bleser, The Luxembourg Government issues a draft bill for a more efficient competition policy, with, inter alia, a single competition authority (Draft Bill n° 5816), 10 December 2007, e-Competitions December 2007, Art. N° 15041

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