EU, Competition & Public Law (57)

46aAppeal courts challenging the levels of analysis of Portugal´s Competition Authority
45bIn the current climate there is even greater need for regulatory issues to be looked at from a commercial perspective, says José Luís Esquível, principal of niche Lisbon firm Esquível Advogados.
45aThe media sector is undergoing structural change and this means a greater need to fine-tune the competition law policy affecting it
44b
Portugal’s Autoridade da Concorrencia (AdC) has faced the financial crisis with a policy that there should be no deviation from strong competition enforcement and advocacy, says its President Manuel Sebastião.
44a
There is a communication problem with the Portuguese competition authority, say some. You cannot have a public body making secret decisions
40The economic downturn has contributed to an increase in the importance of competition law issues in Spain and Portugal, but there are clear differences in the ways in which the domestic regulators in each country are implementing competition policy, say experts.
Thursday, 24 February 2011 17:09

Imposing the rules of the game - CNC

In the current business climate the continued rigid application of competition law rules can play a vital role in helping to encourage economic recovery

The downturn is not lessening the impact or application of competition law principles

The financial downturn has significantly affected public procurement procedures in Portugal, says José Luí­s Esquí­vel of Lisbon public law boutique Esquível Advogados, with pressure on contractual and legislative frameworks and demand for greater flexibility in order to conclude projects.

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The Spanish Competition Authority's market reports are challenging the way businesses operate but are also prompting debate around their compilation
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