Italian Competition Authority proposes pro-competitive legislative changes to the Italian Government

The document provides a summary of the proposal for pro-competitive legislative changes submitted by the Italian Competition Authority to the Italian Government on 23 March 2021. The Italian Competition Authority identifies eight trajectories of possible reform: 1. Measures to encourage and speed up investment in strategic infrastructures; 2. Reform of the public procurement sector; 3. Completion of the reform of local public services, limitation of in-house management and rationalisation of State-owned companies; 4. Measures to remove obstacles to the entry of new operators and to the development of a dynamic competitive environment; 5. Proposals for pro-competitive reforms to facilitate the achievement of environmental sustainability goals; 6. Actions to strengthen the health system and public health protection; 7. Amendments to Italian competition law no. 287/90; 8. Miscellaneous concerning other relevant competition-related matters.

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