The Spanish Competition Authority fines an association of Architects for preventing architects registered on its lists of judicial experts from registering on third parties’ lists (Valencia Architects’ Association)

On February 9, 2009, the Spanish Competition Authority (“SCA”) considered that the Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos de la Comunidad Valenciana (“COACV”), the official Association of Architects of Valencia, infringed Article 1 of the Spanish Competition Act by preventing architects registered on its lists of judicial experts from registering on third parties' lists. Architects registered on any other list would not be allowed to register on COACV's lists. Under the Spanish Civil Procedure Act (“CPA”), when knowledge in a certain field is needed for a trial, parties may appoint, or ask the court to appoint, a judicial expert in that field. It also establishes that official associations should

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Alina Nedea, María González Navarrete, The Spanish Competition Authority fines an association of Architects for preventing architects registered on its lists of judicial experts from registering on third parties’ lists (Valencia Architects’ Association), 9 February 2009, e-Competitions Bulletin February 2009, Art. N° 26654

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