The Danish Parliament adopts changes to the Competition Act introducing leniency programme and strengthening the Competition Authority’s enforcement powers (2006-07-L 152)

On 10 May 2007, the Danish Parliament adopted changes to the Danish Competition Act which introduce a leniency programme and strengthen the enforcement powers of the Danish Competition Authority (“DCA”). The amendments enter into force on 1 July 2007. In Denmark, the competition rules are enforced by both the DCA and the Public Prosecutor for Serious Economic Crime, a branch of the Police and Prosecution Services, under the Ministry of Justice. 1. Introduction of a leniency programme The new Danish leniency programme is modelled on the EU leniency programme. Immunity from fines will be granted to the first company or person who requests leniency from the authorities and provides information on a cartel which was not in the authorities' possession at the time of the application, and

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  • Danish Competition and Consumer Authority (Copenhagen)

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Jacob Borum, The Danish Parliament adopts changes to the Competition Act introducing leniency programme and strengthening the Competition Authority’s enforcement powers (2006-07-L 152), 10 May 2007, e-Competitions May 2007, Art. N° 13721

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