The ECJ Advocate General Cruz Villalón delivers his opinion concerning the interpretation of Article 101(1) TFEU in relation to a purely internal situation (Allianz Hungária Biztosító)

I. Introduction From the reference for preliminary ruling it follows unmistakably that the proceedings before the referring Court concern an infringement of the national competition law and that Article 101 TFEU is only circuitously contemplated. According to AG Cruz Villalón the reference to Union law made by the Hungarian legislator is imprecise and reserved, thus the Court of Justice lacks jurisdiction to deliver a preliminary ruling. I will follow the alternative line of argumentation proposed by the Commission and examine its credence [1]. The national competition law is oriented in substance towards the prevention of any distortion of competition. Does this orientation encompass a genuine and unequivocal contemplation of the Union law? II. The legal framework The Article 101

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Emanuela Matei, The ECJ Advocate General Cruz Villalón delivers his opinion concerning the interpretation of Article 101(1) TFEU in relation to a purely internal situation (Allianz Hungária Biztosító), 25 October 2012, e-Competitions Effect on interstate trade, Art. N° 49635

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