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Implementation of the ECN+ Directive in Belgium

Following a parliamentary urgency procedure, the Act implementing Directive (EU) 2019/1 (the ECN+ Directive) into Belgian legislation was enshrined on 28 February 2022 and entered into force on 17 March 2022. The ECN+ Directive provides national competition authorities with additional tools to apply competition law more effectively and to ensure the proper functioning of the internal market.

The new Act entails several important changes in Belgian competition law. Read more…