Art. 267 TFEU preliminary rulings: An overview of EU and national case law

As European competition law continues to prosper and as the European Commission continues to innovate, the role of the European Courts in Luxemburg continues to fascinate those who practice, teach or enforce. The Courts have an appellate function and a guidance function. In this foreword I will try to identify some themes in the Court’s jurisprudence when responding to requests for rulings from national courts. When the Court is asked to pronounce on how the law should be in the context of the preliminary reference procedure, it has been able to produce judgments that are freestanding, robust, at times damning, and often innovative. The Court has played an important role in the shaping of European competition law through preliminary reference cases. In Grundig and Consten [1] it

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Ian Forrester, Art. 267 TFEU preliminary rulings : An overview of EU and national case law, 20 février 2014, e-Competitions Preliminary ruling (Art. 267 TFEU), Art. N° 63974

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