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Competition between businesses

UK decision to invoke Article 50 of the TEU: More information

As of 30 March 2019, all EU law will cease to apply to the UK, unless a ratified withdrawal agreement establishes another date, or the European Council and the UK decide unanimously to extend the two-year negotiation period. For more information about the legal repercussions for businesses:

Unfair practices such as Illegal contacts and agreements, price fixing and market sharing are prohibited under EU competition rules. Read about what you can and cannot do to ensure you operate your business fairly, including rules on mergers and state aid.

You can report business practices that you think might restrict competition and make a claim for compensation if you can prove that your business has overpaid, suffered a loss of revenue due to actions by a cartel, or abuse of a dominant position in the market.

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