One of the central tasks of the Federal Competition Authority is to examine notifiable mergers to ensure they comply with competition law. This means investigating whether the planned merger will bring about or strengthen market dominance.
Cartels and Abuse Control
Cartel agreements and abuses of market power have an adverse effect on competition and can have a series of negative consequences that result in enormous economic damage. Examples of possible economic effects include inflated prices, less variety...
On the following webpages you will find information about BWB’s legal mandate, our views on specific legal or economic issues, publications by BWB and our employees and our Annual Reports.
Here you will find information about current and past events of the Austrian Federal Competition Authority, like the Competition Talks
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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