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Competition law and policy after Brexit

 |  March 28, 2017

Posted by Social Science Research Network

Competition law and policy after Brexit

By Niamh Dunne (London School of Economics & Political Science)

Abstract:     Competition law and policy is an area where the EU legal framework has had a particularly significant impact on the evolution of UK law. The EU rules have functioned as both catalyst and model for the equivalent UK provisions, while the broader influence of EU competition law extends considerably beyond the confines of the field itself. This contribution reviews the likely impact of Brexit, following which UK competition law faces the prospect of being cut adrift from its foundational influences.

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