The EU Court of Justice establishes rules of procedure

The European Court of Justice ("ECJ") has adopted new rules of procedure, replacing previous rules that had remained largely untouched since their adoption in 1953. The goal of these changes is to speed up ECJ proceedings, but these new rules may also reduce transparency and undercut parties’ right to be heard in antitrust matters. The ECJ is the highest of the EU courts. Its jurisdiction includes the power to review the General Court’s decisions on points of law. The new rules entered into force on 1 November 2012. The timely adjudication of cases is one of the key

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  • Jones Day (Brussels)
  • European Commission (Brussels)
  • Jones Day (Brussels)

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Bernard Amory, Filippo Amato, Cecelia Kye, The EU Court of Justice establishes rules of procedure, 1 November 2012, e-Competitions November 2012, Art. N° 49836

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