CONFERENCE : THE PLACE OF COMPETITION LAW IN THE NEW LEGAL COMMUNITY ORDER - LISBON TREATY - EFFECT OF COMPETITION REGULATIONS ON INVESTMENTS - GROWTH - EMPLOYMENT - STATE AIDS - COMPANIES MOVING TO FOREIGN COUNTRIES

Conference - "Competition law and the Lisbon Treaty": Growth & Employment: Is there a need for a new competition policy?

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Presentation Pierre Kirch 1. The Treaty of Lisbon refers to "free and undistorted" competition only in the preamble to Protocol No 6 on competition policy. We know that the protocols have the same legal value as the main body of the Treaty; indeed, these topics have already been discussed this morning. Here, it will simply be recalled that the original provisions of the founding texts have often played a teleological role in the Court's interpretation of Articles 81 and 82 of the EC Treaty, in particular Article 3(1)(g), which now contains the explicit reference to competition (but which will disappear in the new text). The application of merger and

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  • Paul Hastings (Brussels)
  • Institut Montaigne
  • Free University of Brussels (ULB)

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Pierre Kirch, Claude Bébéar, André Sapir, Conference - "Competition law and the Lisbon Treaty": Growth & Employment: Is there a need for a new competition policy? , February 2008, Concurrences N° 1-2008, Art. N° 15362

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