Global Competition Law Developments To Watch In 2017

By Melissa Lipman (January 9, 2017, 5:36 PM EST) -- How the new U.S. administration will handle enforcement may be the latest hot topic in the antitrust bar, but with more than 120 agencies now policing competition worldwide some of the most interesting issues in 2017 will be nowhere near American shores.

From a Europe grappling with how the U.K.'s vote to leave the bloc will affect competition enforcement to new intellectual-property-focused guidelines due from watchdogs in Asia, attorneys will have plenty of regulatory developments to look for in the year ahead.

Here are a few key changes to watch:

European Union

Though the EU is a well-developed competition jurisdiction, it...

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