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Italy wants to tweak national antitrust powers as part of Covid recovery plan

By Giulia Bedini and Nicholas Hirst
  • 26 Apr 2021 08:44
  • 26 Apr 2021 08:44
Italy plans to fine-tune its national antitrust and M&A scrutiny powers to align them with those of the European Commission and regulators in other EU member states, the country's government has said in a document detailing how it will spend the bloc's Covid recovery funds.
The document, published over the weekend,

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Nicholas Hirst

Chief Correspondent

Nicholas covers EU merger review and antitrust investigations for Mlex in Brussels. He previously wrote about EU affairs for Politico Europe, European Voice and PaRR. After earning an LLM in European law from the College of Europe in Bruges, he spent a year working in the competition practice of a leading competition law firm in Brussels 2009-10. He graduated in modern European languages from Oxford University in 2006.

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