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Competition Law and Policy in Germany


  • Michael Wise


Germany's post-war competition law has been notably successful, and the enforcement body, the Bundeskartellamt, is widely respected. German institutions are now challenged to adapt to the modernised EU enforcement approach. Germany's institutional structure has supported competition well within its defined sphere; however, it may not be as well adapted to promoting competition in liberalising network sectors

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  • Michael Wise, 2005. "Competition Law and Policy in Germany," OECD Journal: Competition Law and Policy, OECD Publishing, vol. 7(2), pages 7-66.
  • Handle: RePEc:oec:dafkaa:5lgjhgv2hj5k

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