Mon-Thu: 08:00 - 14:00

Fri: 08:00 - 12:00

During these times you can call us and hand in written submissions to the BWB office.

Of course appointments outside of these times are also possible, if arranged beforehand.

Telephone: +43 (0)1 24508-0

Means of fax and e-mail

Submissions to the BWB via

1. email up to a size of 10 MB solely to the general address wettbewerb@bwb.gv.at

  1. 2. Such via telefax solely to +43 (0)1 587 42 00

will be introduced legally effective.

Submissions that are submitted outside of office hours and transmitted to receiving devices of the BWB, this also applies if they are already in the area of disposition of the BWB, will be brought in and reached as soon as office hours reopen. The sender bears the risks associated with the transmission (i.e. transmission error, loss of document, etc.).

Cartel Law Moot Court 2017

In 2017, the Federal Competition Authority will organise the third Cartel Law Moot Court together with the law firm DORDA Rechtsanwälte GmbH and the European Law Student´s Association. Interested students can contact ELSA (Martina Köck, vpmc@elsa-austria.org) to apply for the Moot Court. The application deadline is 13rd February 2017. The pleadings will take place on 16th May 2017. weiterlesen

Federal Competition Authority presents annual report 2016

420 national and 327 EU-mergers were controlled by the BWB

The BWB presents the annual report for 2016. The authority focused on prevention as well as international cooperation. (german text) weiterlesen

BWB und RTR present reports on the telecom sector enquiry

Price increases caused by mergers were followed by price decreases due to entry of new mobile operators

Both reports conclude that the merger led to significant price increases in 2013 and 2014. weiterlesen

Report on regulation of ATM fees

Federal Competition Authority publishes report

In anticipation of a possible regulation of ATM usage fees, the Austrian Federal Competition Authority (FCA) has analyzed the Austrian debit card payment system.​ weiterlesen