The EU Parliament and Council adopt a directive to empower the competition authorities of the Member States to be more effective enforcers and to ensure the proper functioning of the internal market (ECN +)

On 4 December 2018, the Council adopted the Directive 2019/1 to enable Member State competition authorities to be more effective enforcers (ECN+). This adoption followed an agreement reached with the European Parliament at first reading. In March 2017, the EC published a proposal for a new Directive that aims to increase the effectiveness of national enforcement through appropriate enforcement tools. Since 2004, the NCAs of EU Member States have been empowered through

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  • McDermott Will & Emery (Paris)
  • McDermott Will & Emery (Brussels)
  • McDermott Will & Emery (Brussels)

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Jacques Buhart, Philip Bentley, Mai Muto, The EU Parliament and Council adopt a directive to empower the competition authorities of the Member States to be more effective enforcers and to ensure the proper functioning of the internal market (ECN +), 11 December 2018, e-Competitions Bulletin December 2018, Art. N° 89399

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