Maria Jaspers

DG COMP (Brussels)
Head of Unit

Maria Jaspers is the head of the Antitrust Policy and Case Support Unit in DG Competition of the European Commission. The unit is in charge of coordinating the Commission’s antitrust and cartel cases and developing competition policy in this area. Before that, Maria spent five years as a head of unit in the Cartel Directorate. She joined the European Commission and DG Competition in 2001 and worked in different units dealing with antitrust policy and enforcement issues before taking over as a deputy head of the antitrust and merger case coordination unit in 2007. Before joining the European Commission, she spent two years in private practice.

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714 Bulletin

Maria Jaspers The EU Court of First Instance delivers its judgment in the TACA case upholding the Commission decision concerning infringements of articles 81 and 82 of the EC Treaty (Atlantic Container Line)


"The TACA judgment: lessons learnt and the way forward"* Introduction On 30 September 2003, the Court of First Instance (CFI) delivered a long-awaited judgment in the Transatlantic Conference Agreement (‘TACA’) case. The case concerned the organisation of containerised liner shipping services (...)


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