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

Minister Jouyet, Ladies and gentlemen, My thanks to Concurrences Review, the Global Competition Law Centre and the Institut Montaigne for bringing us together today. I am very pleased to be here. Our hosts have certainly shown strong ‘first mover' skills in the timing of this debate. The ink has not yet hit the pages of the Reform Treaty, let alone dried ! But happily, the huge success of the Informal European Council already lets us look forward to what the future Treaty holds in store. This morning we are invited to look at the place of competition law in the future Community legal order. Our hosts have cut to the chase in asking us : “Is there a need for a new competition policy for Europe ?” I hope they will forgive me when I say that this question frankly misses the point. Last

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Neelie Kroes, Conference - "Competition law and the Lisbon Treaty": "Is there a need for a new competition policy for Europe?", February 2008, Concurrences N° 1-2008, Art. N° 15356, pp. 84-86

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