The European Commission, the French and Belgian competition authorities have clearly indicated that monitoring compliance by orders and professional associations with the competition rules is a priority. In addition to this announcement, the next publication by the French Authority of a study devoted to regulated professions, the next entry into force of the ECN + Directive which provide for enhanced sanctions, the transposition of the proportionality directive and the recent fines imposed in Belgium against a health order. These are all reasons to remain particularly attentive to competition law and especially to the risks that its lack of knowledge poses for regulated professions.
DALDEWOLF has in-depth expertise in competition compliance programs dedicated to regulated professions.
In this particular period of containment, we suggest to regularly take stock of aspects that should attract the attention of professional orders, associations and professional unions.
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