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The ECN publishes its work on the model leniency programme setting out the basis for soft harmonisation of all EU leniency programmes

"ECN Model Leniency Programme - a first step towards a harmonised leniency policy in the EU"*I. Introduction The co-existence of several leniency programmes within the EU and the practical implications of the ECN work-sharing mechanisms for the handling of leniency cases has been debated since the entry into force of Regulation 1/2003 [1]. In the Spring 2006 issue of the EC Competition Policy Newsletter, the authors outlined the deficits and scope for improvement of the current multiple leniency filing system and presented some intermediate steps that had been undertaken within the ECN to streamline the leniency filing system and to avoid that applicants were confronted with contradictory demands when lodging applications with several authorities . Since then, reflections have been

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  • DG COMP (Brussels)
  • DG COMP (Brussels)

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Céline Gauer, Maria Jaspers, The ECN publishes its work on the model leniency programme setting out the basis for soft harmonisation of all EU leniency programmes, 29 September 2006, e-Competitions September 2006, Art. N° 36532

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