The Austrian Supreme Court decides in favour of the Austrian Federal Competition Authority on the lawfulness of an inspection

The Austrian Supreme Court decides in favour of the Austrian Federal Competition Authority concerning the lawfulness of an inspection in conjunction with Art. 22 and Art. 12 Council Regulation (EC) No 1/2003. By the judgement delivered in this present antitrust case the Supreme Court of Austria clarifies Austrian legal interpretation issues in relation to Council Regulation (EC) No 1/2003. It specifically outlines the interaction of the Austrian national antitrust framework and European competition law. A. Exposition of Facts To start with, the German Federal Cartel Office requested the Austrian Federal Competition Authority to commence an investigation pursuant to Art. 22 (1) Council Regulation (EC) No 1/2003. In particular, it was asked to carry out an inspection in the premises

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Julia Pranz, The Austrian Supreme Court decides in favour of the Austrian Federal Competition Authority on the lawfulness of an inspection, 11 May 2017, e-Competitions Bulletin May 2017, Art. N° 89363

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