Competition law around the world: a close look at the latest in Brazil, Italy and Spain

Throughout the coming months, DLA Piper will be reporting on developments in antitrust and competition law — and how these changes affect your business — not only in the US but worldwide. Today’s update looks at the status of competition law in three countries: Brazil, Spain and Italy. 

Each of these countries has taken important steps in the area of competition law in recent months — for instance, to bring its laws in line with international standards, to more effectively combat anticompetitive behavior and even to redress lingering effects of the global financial crisis. 

Writing for The Public Competition Enforcement Review, DLA Piper’s lawyers in Spain and Italy and Campos Mello Advogados lawyers in Brazil take a close look at the events of the past year in antitrust enforcement. What should businesses expect from the competition authorities in these markets in the days to come? …

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