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22/08/22
Is merger control in Luxembourg forthcoming?

Currently, Luxembourg is the only EU Member State without a national merger…

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08/08/22
A new framework for informal guidance… but pitfalls remain

On 24 May 2022, the European Commission issued a call for evidence on propo…

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Merger Control in Luxembourg – first results of the public consultation procedure and next steps

Merger control seeks to scrutinise concentrations of competitive power by requiring certain transactions to be notified to national or supranational c…

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Accepted invoice principle (“principe de la facture acceptée”) – Application to lawyers’ invoices - recent Lux…

While lawyers may exercise their activity by forming a commercial company, such law firm admitted to the Luxembourg Bar is civil by nature despite the…

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The DMA is here – What’s next?

Following political agreement on the text in March, the DMA should enter into force in October 2022 and apply from Spring 2023 (see the latest public …

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The EU nears new rules to curb unfair competition from foreign subsidies

The EU is on course to secure new powers that will enable the Commission to review market-distorting subsidies from outside the block. The EC’s much d…

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Luxembourg: public consultation on the introduction of a national merger control regime

On 20 January 2022, the Luxembourg State has launched a public consultation concerning the introduction of a national merger control regime for undert…

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Luxembourg Ministry of Economy initiates public consultation on the design of a national merger control regime…

The Luxembourg Ministry of Economy initiated a public consultation procedure regarding the potential introduction of a national merger control regime …

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Merger control in Luxembourg – Launch of a public consultation

On 20 January 2022, the Ministry of Economy launched a public consultation on the possible implementation of a merger control regime in Luxembourg.

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Registration of individuals with the Luxembourg trade and companies register

On 1 October 2021, the Luxembourg Business Register informed that any natural person to be registered with the Luxembourg trade and companies register…

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Prohibition of online advertising in a list of e-mails or messages – a misstep by the CJEU?

When submitted a request for a preliminary ruling, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) is expect to answer questions – not raise too man…

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What’s the fix? A wave of ‘right to repair’ initiatives sweeps the US and Europe

Apple this week announced a significant policy change in launching ‘Self Service Repair,’ making Apple parts, tools, and manuals available to individu…

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Draft revised vertical regulation and guidelines

The European Commission takes a hard line against online platforms, dual distribution and MFNs

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Luxembourg competition law update

Several decisions and judgments in the competition law field over the last quarter are noteworthy. A link to the 2020 Annual Report of the Competition…

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Luxembourg Competition Council imposes highest ever fine for resale price maintenance agreements

Luxembourg Competition Council imposes highest ever fine on Bahlsen and supermarket chains Cactus, Auchan and Delhaize for resale price maintenance ag…

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Consumer law class action

Bill of law 7650 (“Bill ”), which was recently presented by the Government, aims to introduce a class action procedure allowing for the compensation o…

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Consumer Class Action Law: Draft Legislation Gathering Pace in Luxembourg

On 14 August 2020, the Luxembourg Minister for Consumer Protection presented Parliament with bill n°7650 concerning the introduction of consumer class…

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Restructuring and Corporate Recovery measures in Luxembourg – April 2020

Luxembourg went into full Coronavirus lockdown on March 16. By the ministerial decree of 16 March 2020, the State narrowed down the movement of citize…

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Covid-19 Impact on Luxembourg Contractual Obligations

In this unprecedented health crisis, many economic actors are facing the impossibility of fulfilling their contractual obligations or do not wish to h…

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Contracts and commercial litigation: Covid-19 as an unforeseeable event and/or a material adverse change

For contracts governed by Luxembourg law, the parties may wish to consider if the COVID-19 outbreak has rendered the obligation impossible to fulfil a…

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Buying alliances in Europe are under threat

On Monday 18 November 2019 the Dutch Authority for Consumers and Markets ("ACM") announced that the regulator had dawn raided several large traders in…

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Competition update: Digital sector, provisional measures and competition law revision

At EU level, a number of developments took place over the summer regarding potential competition law infringements in the digital sector. 

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