A German Court asks the Constitutional Court to review provisions of competition law requiring companies to pay interest accrued to antitrust fines (Gothaer Versicherung)

On 30 May 2011, the Higher Regional Court in Düsseldorf asked the Federal Constitutional Court to review the constitutionality of certain procedural provisions of the German Competition Act. The Düsseldorf Court had doubts whether the accretion of interest to antitrust fines was compatible with the principle of equal treatment, enshrined in the German Constitution.

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  • Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)

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Martin Favart, A German Court asks the Constitutional Court to review provisions of competition law requiring companies to pay interest accrued to antitrust fines (Gothaer Versicherung), 30 May 2011, e-Competitions Bulletin May 2011, Art. N° 41105

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