On December 22, 2021, the German Federal Cartel Office (“FCO”) published its annual review for 2021. As done already on the occasion of the presentation of its Annual Report 2020/2021, the FCO’s President, Andreas Mundt, emphasized again that the protection of competition in the digital economy remains one of the FCO’s top priorities. He underlined that also merger control will continue to serve as a key tool to achieve this goal. In addition, he pointed out that the FCO would welcome powers of intervention also with regard to infringements of consumer rights.
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