Competition law, policy and regulation in the digital era: Experiences of the Austrian Federal Competition Authority

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As competition authorities worldwide are currently dealing with very similar challenges in the new digital economy, the following paper highlights the factors that the Austrian Federal Competition Authority (“AFCA”) believes are of general significance for the successful enforcement of competition law in the digital economy. In this context, we would like to provide a general overview on which of these factors were already implemented in European and Austrian competition law.