The Italian Competition Authority adopts national guidelines on antitrust fines

In its decision of 22 October 2014 [1] the Italian Competition Authority (“ICA”) adopted the Guidelines on modalities of implementation of criteria for quantification of administrative penalties imposed by the Italian Competition Authority under Section 1, Article 15, of Law No. 287 of 10 October 1990 [2] (“Guidelines”), which sets out the criteria it adopts to determine fines in cases of anticompetitive agreements and/or abuses of dominant position. The Guidelines were issued following a public consultation [3], as well as a broader debate with scholars, undertakings, legal experts and economists, on the best way to increase the effectiveness of antitrust fines as a deterrent. They aim to increase transparency in the decision-making process and ensure effective exercise of the rights of

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  • Bonelli Erede (Rome)
  • Bonelli Erede (Rome)

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Sara Lembo, Giulio Matarazzi, The Italian Competition Authority adopts national guidelines on antitrust fines, 22 October 2014, e-Competitions Bulletin October 2014, Art. N° 71869

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