CASE COMMENTS : PROCEDURES – LENIENCY – ACCESS TO DOCUMENTS HELD BY NATIONAL COMPETITION AUTHORITIES

Leniency: The Court of Justice refers back to national courts the decision to solve the issue concerning the leniency program and private enforcement, by handling the disclosure of documents provided by leniency applicants (Pfleiderer)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. This is called "kicking on the sidelines", to give you a metaphor. rugby. The Court of the European Union, in a judgment handed down in the case of To date, 14 June 2011, in Case C-360/09 (Pfleiderer AG v Bundeskartellamt), to offer a new illustration to the metaphor. Hiding behind the principle of the procedural autonomy of the Member States, the Court - but could it say anything else? - refers back to the authorities and national jurisdictions to resolve the tension between the promotion of the leniency programmes and civil actions for damages resulting from anti-competitive practices, through the treatment of applications for access to documents

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Alain Ronzano, Leniency: The Court of Justice refers back to national courts the decision to solve the issue concerning the leniency program and private enforcement, by handling the disclosure of documents provided by leniency applicants (Pfleiderer), 14 June 2011, Concurrences N° 3-2011, Art. N° 54665, “www.concurrences.com”

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