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The OECD holds a roundtable on procedural fairness: competition authorities, courts and recent developments

Executive summary, by the Secretariat (1) National courts play a significant role within the process of competition law enforcement. The precise responsibilities of courts vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. Within certain systems, the competition authority brings enforcement actions before the court, which acts as final decision-maker with respect to alleged breaches of the competition rules. In other systems, the competition authority itself is empowered to take infringement decisions, and the courts provide an appeal mechanism or review function for such administrative decisions. National courts comprise an integral element of competition law enforcement systems in all OECD member countries. In some jurisdictions, the national court is the decision-maker at first instance for

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  • OECD - Competition Division (Paris)

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OECD, The OECD holds a roundtable on procedural fairness: competition authorities, courts and recent developments, 1 October 2011, e-Competitions October 2011, Art. N° 85622

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