The ECN+ DIRECTIVE: Main features and potential impact on Italy’s legal system
January 2019

On 4 December 2018, the Council of the European Union approved the ECN + Directive, with the aim of empowering the competition authorities of the Member States to be more effective enforcers and to ensure the proper functioning of the internal market: the ECN+ Directive want to ensure that national competition authorities have the guarantees of independence, resources, and enforcement and fining powers necessary to effectively apply Arts. 101 and 102 TFEU.

Our Francesco Anglani, Massimo Merola and Claudio Tesauro analyse here the potential impact of the ECN+ Directive on Italy’s legal system.