Al Tamimi & Company

Categories:Competition/EU

New competition law in the UAE

On 23 February 2013 the Law concerning regulation of competition will come into force in the UAE regulating specifically competition in the form of restrictive agreements, the abuse of dominant position and economic concentration. With significant new penalties now being imposed for the contravention of the Law, it must be a priority for businesses operating in the UAE to consider the compliance of their local, and wider, operations with this new legislative framework. This article is an introduction to the new Law and aims to provide a general overview of the Law only.

On 23 February 2013 the Law will come into force in the UAE regulating specifically competition in the form of restrictive agreements, the abuse of dominant position and economic concentration. With significant new penalties now being imposed for the contravention of the Law, it must be a priority for businesses operating in the UAE to consider the compliance of their local, and wider, operations with this new legislative framework…

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Al Sila Tower
Level 26
Al Sowwah Square
Al Maryah Island
Abu Dhabi
PO Box 440
United Arab Emirates

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