Israel Aiming For More Foreign Airline Antitrust Scrutiny

Law360, New York (April 29, 2013, 1:20 PM EDT) -- Israel's competition regulator has proposed legislation meant to expand the country's ability to pursue antitrust cases against international airlines, the agency said Wednesday.

The Israel Antitrust Authority said in a statement that it had proposed changes to the country's competition law that would allow the watchdog to monitor agreements between foreign airlines that may pose a threat to rivalry and consumers in Israel.

As the country's competition law currently stands, Israel has allowed foreign airlines to enter restrictive agreements under certain conditions, exempting them from antitrust...
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