The EU Commission introduces a new tool to encourage individuals to disclose anticompetitive conduct on an anonymous basis

In Short The Situation: The European Commission has launched a new tool that will allow individuals to anonymously report anticompetitive conduct for the first time. The Impact: The Commission's new access to anonymous inside information could increase the risk of exposure for companies engaging in anticompetitive conduct in the European Union and destabilize cartels. The European Commission has introduced a new tool to encourage individuals to disclose anticompetitive conduct on an anonymous basis. Individuals are invited to supply inside knowledge to help the Commission uncover cartels and other anticompetitive practices. Previously, the Commission was not permitted to pursue tip-offs from individuals who declined to reveal their identity. The goal of this initiative is to

L'accès à cet article est réservé aux abonnés

Déjà abonné ? Identifiez-vous

L’accès à cet article est réservé aux abonnés.

Lire gratuitement un article

Vous pouvez lire cet article gratuitement en vous inscrivant.

 

Version PDF

Auteurs

  • Jones Day (Brussels)
  • Jones Day (London)
  • Jones Day (Brussels)

Citation

Charlotte Breuvart, Matt Evans, Philipp Werner, The EU Commission introduces a new tool to encourage individuals to disclose anticompetitive conduct on an anonymous basis, 16 mars 2017, e-Competitions March 2017, Art. N° 83763

Visites 334

Tous les numéros

  • Latest News issue 
  • Tous les News issues
  • Latest Special issue 
  • Tous les Special issues