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31/01/24
On repeat but louder: the ACM’s 2024 priorities

On 23 January 2024, the Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM) announced…

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12/01/24
Competition law in 2024: putting theory into practice

2023 marked the near finale of the European Commission’s overhaul of its co…

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CJ confirms Amazon and Luxembourg win in EU State Aid case

On 14 December 2023, the CJ sided with Amazon and Luxembourg and dismissed the European Commission’s appeal against a May 2021 judgment of the General…

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Preventing environmental damage through sustainable cooperation

The European Commission (EC) recently published its updated Horizontal Guidelines, including a new section on competition and sustainability agreement…

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New Luxembourg Draft Law on business concentrations

The parliamentary process leading to the introduction of a new law on business concentrations (Draft Law No. 8296) (the “Draft Concentration Control L…

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Luxembourg is geared towards a national merger control regime

On 23 August 2023, Luxembourg’s Ministry of the Economy (Ministry) introduced Bill of law no. 8296 setting up a merger control regime in Luxembourg (B…

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New directive on consumer credit adopted by EU Parliament

On 12 September 2023, the EU Parliament adopted the Directive on Consumer Credits (CCD II), which will repeal Directive 2008/48/EC of 23 April 2008 on…

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Merger control update

At EU level, the EU Commission has published rules and guidance to further reduce the administrative burden for parties with respect to the merger con…

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New Commission’s proposal on the EU Retail Investment Strategy

“Only 38% of consumers are confident that the investment advice they receive from financial intermediaries is primarily in their best interest”, a rec…

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ECJ case C-555/21 | Consumer's right to early repayment under the MCD

The Austrian Supreme Court referred a question to the European Court of Justice (the “ECJ”) for a preliminary ruling. The question concerned whether A…

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Luxembourg Competition Authority breaks boundaries and joins EU merger control request

The luxembourg competition authority has raised the bar for merger control by joining a referral request under article 22 of the eu merger regulation

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New powers for Competition Authority and New Case law concerning exclusivity

The Digital Markets Act and the Regulation on foreign subsidies distorting the international market enter into force during this year 2023 and provide…

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Nouveaux taux de TVA : factures et devis professionnels, comment s'y retrouver ?

Depuis le 1er janvier 2023, certains taux de TVA ont été temporairement modifiés

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Affichage des prix : professionnels attention aux sanctions

Depuis le 1er janvier 2023, certains taux de TVA ont été temporairement modifiés[1] : notamment le taux normal de TVA à 17[2]% applicable à la vente d…

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New competition law adopted

On 24 November 2022, Luxembourg enacted a new law on competition (“Law”), aiming to overhaul the current competition legislation and transpose into Lu…

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Is merger control in Luxembourg forthcoming?

Currently, Luxembourg is the only EU Member State without a national merger control regime. 

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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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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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