The European, Middle Eastern and African Antitrust Review 2017

Norway: Overview

Regulatory framework The Norwegian competition rules are laid down in the Norwegian Competition Act (LOV-2004-03-05-12). The Act has been subject to several amendments, lastly by an amendment of 14 April 2016 which made changes in the standard for merger control, rules for settlement in cartel cases, and a new appeal system. The amendment has been approved by the parliament and is expected to enter into effect on 1 January 2017.

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