ALERTS: CARTELS - EUROPEAN UNION - ROMANIA - STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS - SANCTIONS

Statute of limitations: Advocate General Pitruzzella examines the conditions under which the application of the provisions of the Romanian Law on the statute of limitations can be dismissed as contrary to the principles of loyal cooperation and effective implementation of European antitrust law (Consiliul Concurenţei / Whiteland Import Export)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 3 September 2020, Advocate General Giovanni Pitruzzella also delivered his Opinion https://lactu-concurrence.us14.list... in Case C-308/19 (Consiliul Concurenţei v Whiteland Import Export SRL): reference for a preliminary ruling from the Romanian High Court of Cassation and Justice. The present case raises the question whether national legislation such as the Romanian legislation interpreted as meaning that the last act interrupting the limitation period of the right of the national competition authority to impose sanctions is the formal act of opening the investigation into the anti-competitive practice, without the subsequent acts carried out for the

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Alain Ronzano, Statute of limitations: Advocate General Pitruzzella examines the conditions under which the application of the provisions of the Romanian Law on the statute of limitations can be dismissed as contrary to the principles of loyal cooperation and effective implementation of European antitrust law (Consiliul Concurenţei / Whiteland Import Export), 3 September 2020, Concurrences N° 4-2020, Art. N° 96593, www.concurrences.com

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