EU Competition Procedure by Luis Ortiz BlancoEU Competition Procedure by Luis Ortiz Blanco

EU Competition Procedure

EditorLuis Ortiz Blanco

Hardcover | November 3, 2013

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Written by a distinguished team with extensive experience in the area, this key analytical commentary on the competition procedures of the EU provides in-depth coverage of the relevant rules. The work discusses in detail the Commission's package of regulations and guidelines and theirinteraction in practice.This third edition fully updates the work to reflect recent legislative developments and a wealth of recent case law, in particular in relation to merger control and state aid. Consideration is given as to how EC Regulation 1/2003 (antitrust rules) have been applied and reviews their enforcement.Coverage also includes discussion of the fining practice of the European Commission and the judicial review of this practice by the Community Courts. There is also a new Part dedicated to the procedural aspects of arbitration as an efficient alternative means of dispute resolution in the privateenforcement of EU competition law claims.As a practical guide to procedure, focusing on the implementation of the regulatory framework by the Commission and the relevant case law of the European Courts, this is an indispensable resource for all practitioners involved in competition proceedings before the European Commission and nationalcompetition authorities.
Luis Ortiz Blanco is Partner at the EU and Competition Law Department of Garrigues in Brussels and Madrid. His main focus is on administrative and judicial proceedings involving Articles 101 and 102 TFEU. Between 1987 and 1996 he worked as an official (Administrator) within the Directorate General for Competition (DG COMP) of the Europ...
Title:EU Competition ProcedureFormat:HardcoverDimensions:1120 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.03 inPublished:November 3, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199641838

ISBN - 13:9780199641833

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Table of Contents

Part One: Antitrust Rules1. The institutional framework2. The role of national judicial authorities3. The role of national competition authorities4. The organization of EC Commission proceedings5. Opening of the file6. Investigation of cases (I): Leniency policy7. Investigation of cases (II): Formal investigative measures in general. Interviews and requests for information8. Investigation of cases (III): Inspections9. Investigation of cases (IV): Penalties, confidentiality10. Infringement procedures11. Infringement decisions and penalties12. Rejection of complaints13. Commitments, voluntary adjustments, conclusion of the procedure without a formal decision14. Special procedures15. Steps following the adoption of a formal decision. Judicial reviewPart Two: Control of Concentrations16. General issues. Scope of control17. Procedures18. Judicial review of commission decisions regarding concentrationsPart Three: Public Undertakings and Exclusive or Special Rights19. Procedure on state measures20. Directives under article 86(3) ECPart Four: State Aid21. General questions on procedure, control of state aid compatability. Council's decision-making power22. Prior control of new notified aid23. Unlawful aid24. Control of existing aid schemes25. Implementation of the Commission's decisions26. Role of national courts27. State aid litigation before the community courtsPart Five: Competition Law and Procedure in the European Economic Area28. European Economic Area competition procedurePart Six: Arbitrations29. EU Competition Arbitration