ALERTS: CARTELS - EUROPEAN UNION - FINLAND - CONSTRUCTION - TENDER OFFER - PRESCRIPTION

Tender offer: The Court of Justice of the European Union rules that, in the presence of coordination in the submission of tender offers for the execution of works, the end of the infringement, and thus the beginning of the limitation period, cannot go beyond the date of conclusion of the contract, even if the collusion would produce its economic effects after that date (Kilpailu- ja kuluttajavirasto)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 14 December 2021, the Court of Justice of the European Union delivered its judgment in Case C-450/19 (Kilpailu- ja kuluttajavirasto) https://lactu-concurrence.us14.list...which follows a reference for a preliminary ruling from the Finnish Supreme Administrative Court. In its conclusions Advocate General Pitruzzella put the issue at stake in the present case in the following terms: 'Where an alleged infringement of Article 101 TFEU takes the form of coordination in respect of the submission of tenders in connection with a call for tenders for the carrying out of construction work, how is the date on which that coordination ended to be assessed? Can this

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Alain Ronzano, Tender offer: The Court of Justice of the European Union rules that, in the presence of coordination in the submission of tender offers for the execution of works, the end of the infringement, and thus the beginning of the limitation period, cannot go beyond the date of conclusion of the contract, even if the collusion would produce its economic effects after that date (Kilpailu- ja kuluttajavirasto), 14 January 2021, Concurrences N° 1-2021, Art. N° 98821, www.concurrences.com

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