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Increased Severity of Penalties: A New Phase of Consolidation into Applicable Rules

Author: Nathalie JALABERT-DOURY

Type: Free Article : News

ref: 42007527-541

N0:4 of 2007

Pages: 527-541


The Study of this issue is dealing with the fining policy of both national and EC competition authorities. The first conclusion that we can draw is an increased severity of penalties imposed by competition authorities. In addition, these policies tend towards a new phase of consolidation, with more consistent leniency programs. Finally, the European Parliament has just released a Resolution concerning the improvement of damages actions.

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