AFCA video: why do we need competition?

This video answers the questions "why do we need competition?" and "why do we need an authority like the AFCA?"

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Corona Virus (COVID-19) Measures taken by the AFCA

The office is closed from Monday the 16.3.2020 until further notice.

Office hours: Monday - Thursday 8 A.M. - 4 P.M., Friday 8 A.M. - 3 P.M.

You can still contact the AFCA via wettbewerb[at]

Further current measures and regulations relating to merger notifications and examinations: Corona Virus (Covid-19) measures taken

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