CASE COMMENTS: PROCEDURES – EUROPEAN UNION – INVESTIGATIONS – LEGAL PRIVILEGE

Investigations: The Court of Justice of the European Union rules that an action for annulment against a decision refusing to suspend an investigation following the violation of the legal privilege is inadmissible (Alcogroup, Alcodis)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. This case completes the case law on judicial review of Commission inspections. Union law does not provide for a mechanism of prior judicial authorisation of inspections. This shortcoming is not incompatible with fundamental rights insofar as it is counterbalanced by procedural rules and ex-post judicial control which ensure effective protection of these rights (judgment of 18 June 2015, Deutsche Bahn and others, judgment of 18 June 2015, Deutsche Bahn and others, judgment of 18 June 2015, Deutsche Bahn and

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  • European Court of Justice (Luxembourg)

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Pascal Cardonnel, Investigations: The Court of Justice of the European Union rules that an action for annulment against a decision refusing to suspend an investigation following the violation of the legal privilege is inadmissible (Alcogroup, Alcodis), 17 October 2019, Concurrences N° 1-2020, Art. N° 93368, pp. 143-144

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