Informative Note

The New Portuguese Competition Act


On 16 September 2022, Law 17/2022 came into effect, thereby transposing the ECN+ Directive into Portuguese law (the “Revised Competition Act”).

The Revised Competition Act increases the Portuguese Competition Authority’s enforcement toolkit by adopting the following key measures:

1. Scope of 10% turnover cap on fines clarified; 

2. Statute of limitations suspended during appeals of PCA decisions; 

Read the informative note on the PDF. 


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