Competition law (European Union)

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The European competition law in addition to the covers antitrust law , the law of the state aid , and occasionally the public procurement law , and the right of public enterprises .

It is regulated in Title VII of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union , namely in Art. 101-105 TFEU antitrust law, in Art. 106 TFEU provisions on public and monopoly-like companies and in Art. 107-109 TFEU the law on state aid.

European public procurement law is essentially based on secondary law (the so-called public procurement directives). Part of the European competition law is also the preventive control of concentration projects of a certain size for their compatibility with the common market according to the so-called merger control regulation ( concentration control ).