The EU Commission adopts a draft concerning the revision of the notice on agreements of minor importance

"Revision of the 1997 Notice on agreements of minor importance (de minimis Notice)"* The Commission adopted on the 16th of May a draft de minimis Notice and invites comments from industry, consumer organisations and other interested third parties. The revision is part of the Commission's review of the EC competition rules. By defining when agreements between companies are not caught by the prohibition of Article 81(1) of the Treaty, the Notice will reduce the compliance burden for companies, especially smaller companies. At the same time DG Competition will be better able to avoid examining cases which have no interest from a competition policy point of view and will thus be able to concentrate on more important cases. Introduction During the discussions leading to the adoption of

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  • Brussels School of Competition (Brussels)

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Lucas Peeperkorn, The EU Commission adopts a draft concerning the revision of the notice on agreements of minor importance, 16 May 2001, e-Competitions May 2001, Art. N° 39083

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