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The infringements concern the production and sale of beer and other drinks and comprise anti-competitive exclusive purchasing obligations, single…

The Austrian Federal Competition Authority (AFCA) received notification of the merger on 19 January 2024. Owing to competition concerns, the AFCA…

For the tenth consecutive time, the BWB has opened its doors for the annual Antitrust Law Moot Court on June 7, 2024. The legal competition, jointly…

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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