The European Commission adopts amendments to the EU antitrust procedural rules to better reflect EU Damages Directive

Amendments made to the EU antitrust procedural rules to better reflect EU Damages Directive* What and when? The Commission has adopted amendments to a number of its key procedural rules in order to bring them into line with the EU Directive on Damages Actions, which was adopted in 2014 and must be incorporated into the national law of EU Member States by 27 December 2016. The amendments focus on the use of evidence included in the Commission’s case file, and in particular aim to protect leniency corporate statements and settlement submissions from being used in damages actions in national courts. Changes have been made to the Implementing Regulation (Reg. 773/2004) and to four Notices: the Notice on Access to the File, the Notice on Cooperation with National Courts, the Leniency

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Rachel Cuff, The European Commission adopts amendments to the EU antitrust procedural rules to better reflect EU Damages Directive, 3 August 2015, e-Competitions August 2015, Art. N° 75888

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