With COVID-19 sweeping across the globe, competition law authorities and legislative bodies across the world are having to act quickly and flexibly to minimise disruption while ensuring business compliance and consumer protection. In our recent client alert, we take a look at how COVID-19 is shaping the competition landscape from a multi-jurisdictional perspective, honing in on merger control, legislative policies and timeframes, the relaxation of competition rules, and country-specific initiatives from the U.S., UK, France, Germany, Norway and Spain. Take a look at our key highlights to ensure that you are up-to-date with the latest competition decisions being made in response to this ongoing and dynamic world event.

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