The Luxembourg Competition Council imposed a fine and a daily penalty payment for non-compliance with requests of information in the course of investigations ("House of justice" case)

In the course of a cartel investigation [1] carried out by the Competition Inspectorate (Inspection de la concurrence)(the "Inspectorate"), the addressee of the decision refused to submit accurate information to the Inspectorate, which, in reaction, adopted a formal request by way of decision under Article 13, paragraph 3, of the Luxembourg Law on Competition of 17 May 2004 (the "Law on Competition"). Given the addressee's persistent non-compliance even with that formal request, the Inspectorate brought the issue before the Competition Council (Conseil de la Concurrence) (the "Council") which is, under the Law on Competition, the competent administrative body to assert infringements, to take measures and to impose fines and other sanctions [2] . The Council then imposed, by way of

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  • Moyse Bleser (Luxembourg)

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Gabriel Bleser, The Luxembourg Competition Council imposed a fine and a daily penalty payment for non-compliance with requests of information in the course of investigations ("House of justice" case), 30 March 2007, e-Competitions Bulletin Direct effect, Art. N° 21788

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