The Spanish Parliament amends the competition act to boost economic activity

1. Introduction: the Sustainable Economy Act 1.1. On 15 February 2011, the Spanish Parliament has passed the Sustainable Economy Act, which introduces several structural reforms aimed to boost economic activity in Spain. Amongst such reforms (which include, for instance, measures relating to financial markets regulation, simplification of administrative procedures, control of public costs, etc.) the Sustainable Economy Act amends certain sections of the Spanish Competition Act. TheSustainable Economy Act was published in the Official Gazette last Saturday 5 March 2011 and the provisions we describe below have entered into force today. 1.2. The main change affects the market share notification threshold inserted in the Competition Act, regarding which the Sustainable Economy Act

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Pedro Callol, The Spanish Parliament amends the competition act to boost economic activity, 15 February 2011, e-Competitions February 2011, Art. N° 34994

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