The OECD holds a roundtable on remedies and sanctions in abuse of dominance cases

Executive summary, by the Secretariat Considering the discussion at the roundtable, the delegatesí written submissions and the Secretariat's background paper, several key points emerge: (1) There is an important difference between" remedies" and "sanctions." Remedies cure, correct, or prevent unlawful conduct, whereas sanctions penalise or punish it. Typically, a competition law remedy aims to stop the violatorís illegal behaviour, its anticompetitive effects, and its recurrence, as well as to restore competition. Sanctions are usually meant to deter unlawful conduct in the future, and in some jurisdictions also to force violators to disgorge their illegal gains and compensate victims . Although there is general agreement about what these objectives are, there is some difference of

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  • OECD - Competition Division (Paris)

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OECD, The OECD holds a roundtable on remedies and sanctions in abuse of dominance cases, 1 June 2006, e-Competitions June 2006, Art. N° 85700

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