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Competition authorities: Towards more independence and prioritisation? (New Frontiers of Antitrust - Paris, 26 June 2017)

Independence and transparency go hand by hand and are of the utmost importance for competition authorities. Transparency is a safeguard for independence. Competition authorities must be independent by definition regarding both the public and the private sector. Total independence should be solely controlled by the Parliament and the judiciary power.

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Introductio [1]n Laurence Idot Professor, Panthéon-Assas University (Paris II) Member of the College of the Competition Authority 1. The subject of this first round table is at the heart of current events. As you all know, on 22 March the Commission presented a proposal for a directive, "aimed at providing the competition authorities of the Member States with the means to implement the competition rules more effectively and to ensure the proper functioning of the internal market", which should mark the entry of the European Competition Network into a new phase [2]. When it is adopted and subsequently transposed, some 15 years will have elapsed since the

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Eric Barbier de la Serre, Laurence Idot, José María Marín-Quemada, Competition authorities: Towards more independence and prioritisation? (New Frontiers of Antitrust - Paris, 26 June 2017), November 2017, Concurrences N° 4-2017, Art. N° 84948, www.concurrences.com

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