ALERTS: PROCEDURES - SANCTIONS - FINES - NE BIS IN IDEM - PROPORTIONNALITY

Fine: The Court of Justice of the European Union rules that the principle ne bis in idem does not preclude a competition authority from imposing on an undertaking, in the context of the same decision, a fine for infringement of national competition law and a fine for abuse of dominance (Powszechny Zakład Ubezpieczeń na Życie / Prezes Urzędu Ochrony Konkurencji i Konsumentów)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The Court of Justice of the European Union holds that the ne bis in idem principle does not preclude a competition authority from imposing on an undertaking, in a single decision, a fine for infringement of national competition law and a fine for infringement of Article 82 EC, provided that, taken together, the fines are proportionate to the nature of the infringement. On 3 April 2019, the Court of Justice of the Union delivered a judgment in Case C-617/17 (Powszechny Zakład Ubezpieczeń na Życie S.A. w Warszawie v Prezes Urzędu Ochrony Konkurencji i Konsumentów).which follows a reference for a preliminary ruling from the Polish Supreme

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Alain Ronzano, Fine: The Court of Justice of the European Union rules that the principle ne bis in idem does not preclude a competition authority from imposing on an undertaking, in the context of the same decision, a fine for infringement of national competition law and a fine for abuse of dominance (Powszechny Zakład Ubezpieczeń na Życie / Prezes Urzędu Ochrony Konkurencji i Konsumentów), 3 April 2019, Concurrences N° 3-2019, Art. N° 89970, www.concurrences.com

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