ALERT: ANTI-COMPETITIVE PRACTICE - PRELIMINARY RULING - LENIENCY - COOPERATION BETWEEN THE COMMISSION AND NCA - ECN - MODEL LENIENCY PROGRAMME

Leniency programme: Advocate General Wathelet invites the Court of Justice of the European Union to consider that the ECN model leniency programme is not mandatory for NCAs and that there is no legal link between a request for immunity to the Commission and similar secondary requests to NCAs (DHL/Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato)

CJUE, Avocat Général, 10 septembre 2015, affaire C-428/14 (DHL/Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato) Le 10 septembre 2015, l'avocat général Melchior Wathelet a présenté ses conclusions dans l'affaire C-428/14 (DHL Express (Italy) Srl, DHL Global Forwarding (Italy) SpA contre Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato). La présente affaire, reposant sur une demande de décision préjudicielle posée par le Conseil d’État italien, met en lumière les imperfections d'un système européen dénué de guichet unique pour recevoir et traiter les demande de clémence des entreprises, mais incitant, via la soft law, les autorités nationales de concurrence à se doter d'un programme national de clémence établie sur le fondement d'un mécanisme élaboré au sein du REC dans un programme-modèle. Au cas

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Alain Ronzano, Leniency programme: Advocate General Wathelet invites the Court of Justice of the European Union to consider that the ECN model leniency programme is not mandatory for NCAs and that there is no legal link between a request for immunity to the Commission and similar secondary requests to NCAs (DHL/Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato), 10 September 2015, Concurrences Review N° 4-2015, Art. N° 76676, www.concurrences.com

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