CONFERENCES: EU DAMAGES DIRECTIVE - IMPLEMENTATION - PRIVATE ACTION

Introductory remarks (Implementation of the EU Damages Directive into Member State law - Würzburg, May 5, 2017)

1. As of June 2017, the majority of the EU Member States have implemented the EU Directive on Private Damages Actions (2014/104/EU). [1] In doing so, the national legislators bring the sustained efforts of the Commission, namely to foster the private enforcement of EU competition law to a provisional conclusion. Preparatory works of the Directive date back to the year 1999, when the Commission (under Mario Monti) published its White Paper on Modernisation of the Rules Implementing Articles 85 and 86, [2] leading ultimately to the decentralisation of the application of EU competition law

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Florian Bien, Introductory remarks (Implementation of the EU Damages Directive into Member State law - Würzburg, May 5, 2017), September 2017, Concurrences Review N° 3-2017, Art. N° 84664, www.concurrences.com

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