The Greek Competition Authority publishes a decision regarding a sector inquiry into e-commerce

On March 31st, 2020, the Hellenic Competition Commission (“HCC”) published its decision of 11.03.2020 to initiate a sector inquiry into e-commerce, exercising its competency under Article 40 of Law 3959/2011. The HCC was prompted both by the increasing importance of e-commerce for consumer habits in Greece and the fact that novel technological tools may facilitate the distortion of competition in the digital environment. Coincidently, the coronavirus pandemic has incited a spike in online traffic, which is likely to have longstanding effects on e-commerce. The sector inquiry is intended to help the HCC get the full picture of competitive conditions in e-commerce markets so that it can intervene, at a later stage, either to remedy competition law restrictions

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  • Kyriakides Georgopoulos (Athens)

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Anastasia Dritsa, The Greek Competition Authority publishes a decision regarding a sector inquiry into e-commerce, 31 mars 2020, e-Competitions March 2020, Art. N° 99338

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