This first roundtable of the “New frontiers of Antitrust” conference, Paris, 15 June 2015, was dedicated to the commitment decisions as « tool of choice or poison » for antitrust enforcement. After an introduction of Bruno Lasserre, President of the French Competition Authority describing the commitments’s context and the safeguards, Mr Jed Rakoff, shares the US perspective. Mr. Wils, author of the 3rd contribution and hearing officer at the EU Commission studies the decisional practice of the Commission under Art.9 of Regulation 1/2003. In the final contribution, Mr. Bellis, lawyer at Brussels,examines the reasons why the commitment procedure is so attractive not only to companies but also to the Commission itself.
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