Wouter P. J. Wils

King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law

Somerset House East Wing

Strand

London, WC2R 2LS

United Kingdom

European Union - European Commission

Brussels, B-1049

Belgium

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Scholarly Papers (39)

1.

The Judgment of the EU General Court in Intel and the So-Called 'More Economic Approach' to Abuse of Dominance

World Competition: Law and Economics Review, Vol. 37, No. 4, 2014, pp.405-434
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2015
Wouter P. J. Wils
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law
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antitrust, competition, abuse of dominance, exclusivity, rebates, law and economics

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Leniency in Antitrust Enforcement: Theory and Practice

World Competition: Law and Economics Review, Vol. 30, No. 1, March 2007
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 24 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2013
Wouter P. J. Wils
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law
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antitrust, cartels, leniency, immunity, enforcement, penalties

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The Relationship between Public Antitrust Enforcement and Private Actions for Damages

World Competition, Vol. 32, No. 1, March 2009
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2013
Wouter P. J. Wils
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law
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antitrust, public enforcement, private enforcement, damages, deterrence, compenastion, punitive damages, leniency

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Is Criminalization of EU Competition Law the Answer?

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 05 Apr 2005
Wouter P. J. Wils
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law
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antitrust, criminalization, cartels, EU

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The European Commission's 2006 Guidelines on Antitrust Fines: A Legal and Economic Analysis

World Competition: Law and Economics Review, Vol. 30, No. 2, June 2007
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Feb 2007
Wouter P. J. Wils
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law
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antitrust, competition law, fines, law enforcement

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Optimal Antitrust Fines: Theory and Practice

World Competition, Vol. 29, No. 2, June 2006
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Feb 2006
Wouter P. J. Wils
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law
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EU Antitrust Enforcement Powers and Procedural Rights and Guarantees: The Interplay Between EU Law, National Law, the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU and the European Convention on Human Rights

World Competition: Law and Economics Review, Vol. 34, No. 2, June 2011, Concurrences, May 2011, 2nd Annual International Concurrences Conference, 'New Frontiers of Antitrust', Paris, February 11, 2011
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Feb 2011
Wouter P. J. Wils
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law
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antitrust, public enforcement, powers of investigation, procedure, fundamental rights, EU, ECHR

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Should Private Antitrust Enforcement Be Encouraged in Europe?

World Competition: Law and Economics Review, Vol. 26, No. 3, 2003
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 26 Jan 2010
Wouter P. J. Wils
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law
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EU, antitrust, private enforcement, damages, deterrence, compensation, competition law

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Ten Years of Regulation 1/2003 - A Retrospective

published in Journal of European Competition Law and Practice, Vol. 4, No. 4, 2013, pp. 293-301, presentation at the conference '10 Years of Regulation 1/2003' (Mannheim Centre for Competition and Innovation, 7 June 2013);
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 05 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2019
Wouter P. J. Wils
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law
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antitrust enforcement, European Union

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The Increased Level of EU Antitrust Fines, Judicial Review, and the European Convention on Human Rights

World Competition: Law and Economics Review, Vol. 33, No. 1, March 2010
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2013
Wouter P. J. Wils
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law
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antitrust, cartels, fines, judicial review, European Convention on Human Rights, rights of the defence

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The Use of Settlements in Public Antitrust Enforcement: Objectives and Principles

World Competition: Law and Economics Review, Vol. 31, No. 3, 2008
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 May 2008 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2013
Wouter P. J. Wils
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law
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antitrust, enforcement, plea bargaining, settlement, deterrence, rights of the defence

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The Use of Leniency in EU Cartel Enforcement: An Assessment after Twenty Years

World Competition: Law and Economics Review, Vol. 39, No. 3, 2016, King's College London Law School Research Paper No. 2016-29
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2018
Wouter P. J. Wils
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law
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cartels, antitrust, enforcement, EU, leniency, recidivism

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Private Enforcement of EU Antitrust Law and Its Relationship with Public Enforcement: Past, Present and Future

published in World Competition: Law and Economics Review, Vol. 40, No. 1, March 2017, pp. 3-46, presented at the Mannheim Centre for Competition and Innovation Law and Economics Conference on Cartel Damages in Europe, 10-11 November 2016
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2019
Wouter P. J. Wils
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law
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Antitrust, Competition Law, EU, Private Enforcement, Public Enforcement, Damages, Leniency

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Antitrust Compliance Programmes & Optimal Antitrust Enforcement

Journal of Antitrust Enforcement, Volume 1, Issue 1, April 2013, pp. 52-81
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2019
Wouter P. J. Wils
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law
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antitrust, compliance program, cartels, optimal enforcement, fines, settlement, corporate liability

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Settlements of EU Antitrust Investigations: Commitment Decisions Under Article 9 of Regulation No 1/2003

World Competition: Law and Economics Review, Vol. 29, No. 3, September 2006
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 14 May 2006
Wouter P. J. Wils
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law
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antitrust, settlements, EU, remedies

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Recidivism in EU Antitrust Enforcement: A Legal and Economic Analysis

World Competition: Law and Economics Review, Vol. 35, No. 1, March 2012
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2013
Wouter P. J. Wils
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law
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EU, competition law, antitrust enforcement, fines, recidivism, leniency

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The Principle of 'Ne Bis in Idem' in EC Antitrust Enforcement: A Legal and Economic Analysis

World Competition: Law and Economics Review, Vol. 26, No. 2, 2003
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 22 Dec 2008
Wouter P. J. Wils
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law
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antitrust, enforcement, Europe, ne bis in idem, double jeopardy, fines, leniency

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The Compatibility with Fundamental Rights of the EU Antitrust Enforcement System in Which the European Commission Acts Both as Investigator and as First-Instance Decision Maker

World Competition: Law and Economics Review, Vol. 37, No. 1, 2014, King's College London Law School Research Paper No. 2014-21
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 05 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2014
Wouter P. J. Wils
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law
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EU, antitrust, fines, fundamental rights, ECHR, judicial review

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Discretion and Prioritisation in Public Antitrust Enforcement, in Particular EU Antitrust Enforcement

World Competition: Law and Economics Review, Vol. 34, No. 3, September 2011
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2013
Wouter P. J. Wils
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law
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antitrust, public enforcement, discretion, prioritisation, EU

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The Combination of the Investigative and Prosecutorial Function and the Adjudicative Function in EC Antitrust Enforcement: A Legal and Economic Analysis

World Competition: Law and Economics Review, Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 202-224, 2004
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 22 Dec 2008
Wouter P. J. Wils
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law
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antitrust, enforcement, rights of the defence

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The Role of the Hearing Officer in Competition Proceedings Before the European Commission

World Competition: Law and Economics Review, Vol. 35, No. 3, September 2012, pp.431-456
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 May 2012 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2023
Wouter P. J. Wils
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law
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Legal Professional Privilege in EU Antitrust Enforcement: Law, Policy & Procedure

World Competition: Law and Economics Review, Vol. 42, No. 1, March 2019, pp. 21-42, King's College London Law School Research Paper No. 19-9
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2019
Wouter P. J. Wils
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law
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EU competition law, antitrust enforcement, legal privilege, in-house lawyers

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Ten Years of Commitment Decisions Under Article 9 of Regulation 1/2003: Too Much of a Good Thing?

Concurrences Journal 6th International Conference 'New frontiers of antitrust' (Paris, 15 June 2015)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Jun 2015
Wouter P. J. Wils
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law
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antitrust, competition enforcement, European Union, European Commission, commitment decisions

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Powers of Investigation and Procedural Rights and Guarantees in EU Antitrust Enforcement: The Interplay between European and National Legislation and Case-Law

World Competition: Law and Economics Review, Vol. 29, No. 1, 2006
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Jan 2009
Wouter P. J. Wils
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law
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antitrust,powers of investigation,rights of the defence,self-incrimination,legal privilege

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The Oral Hearing in Competition Proceedings Before the European Commission

World Competition: Law and Economics Review, Vol. 35, No. 3, September 2012, pp.397-430
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 May 2012 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2024
Wouter P. J. Wils
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law
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Self-Incrimination in EC Antitrust Enforcement: A Legal and Economic Analysis

World Competition: Law and Economics Review, Vol. 26, No. 4, 2003
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Dec 2008
Wouter P. J. Wils
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law
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antitrust, enforcement, self-incrimination, leniency

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The Obligation for the Competition Authorities of the EU Member States to Apply EU Antitrust Law and the Facebook Decision of the Bundeskartellamt

Concurrences N° 3-2019, King's College London Law School Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 24 Jul 2019
Wouter P. J. Wils
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law
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EU, competition, antitrust, national competition authorities, Bundeskartellamt, Facebook, GDPR

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Competition Authorities: Towards More Independence and Prioritisation? – The European Commission's 'ECN' Proposal for a Directive to Empower the Competition Authorities of the Member States to Be More Effective Enforcers

Proceedings of the New Frontiers of Antitrust 8th International Concurrences Review Conference (Paris, 26 June 2017) , King's College London Law School Research Paper No. 2017-39
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 26 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2017
Wouter P. J. Wils
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law
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Antitrust Enforcement, EU, Competition Authorities, ECN, Independence, Prioritisation

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Fundamental Procedural Rights and Effective Enforcement of Articles 101 and 102 TFEU in the European Competition Network

World Competition, Volume 43, Issue 1, March 2020
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2020
Wouter P. J. Wils
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law
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EU competition law, antitrust, fundamental procedural rights, effective enforcement, European Competition Network, legal professional privilege, self-incrimination, right to remain silent

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Access to the File in Competition Proceedings before the European Commission

World Competition, Volume 42, Issue 3, September 2019, pp. 255-308, King's College London Law School Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 17 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 15 May 2020
Wouter P. J. Wils and Henry Abbott
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law and European Commission
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European Commission, competition law enforcement, antitrust, merger control, access to the file

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The Reform of Competition Law Enforcement - Will it Work? (FIDE Dublin 2004 Community Report)

THE MODERNISATION OF EU COMPETITION LAW ENFORCEMENT IN THE EU EU - FIDE 2004 NATIONAL REPORTS, D. Cahill, ed., pp. 661-736, Cambridge University Press, 2004
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 22 Dec 2008
Wouter P. J. Wils
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law
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antitrust, enforcement

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Independence of Competition Authorities: The Example of the EU and its Member States

World Competition, Volume 42, Issue 2, June 2019, pp. 149-170, King's College London Law School Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 May 2019 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2020
Wouter P. J. Wils
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law
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antitrust, competition authorities, independence, European Union

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Regulation 1/2003: An Assessment After Twenty Years

World Competition, Volume 46, Issue 1, March 2023, pp. 3-36
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Dec 2022 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2023
Wouter P. J. Wils
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law
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European Union, competition law, antitrust enforcement, European Commission, European Competition Network

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Publication of Antitrust Decisions of the European Commission

Concurrences N°4 - 2020, pp. 93-108
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2021
Wouter P. J. Wils
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law
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European Commission, competition law, antitrust, publication of decisions

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Should the EU Competition Damages Directive Be Revised to Grant Companies that Have Received Immunity from Fines under the Competition Authorities’ Leniency Programmes also Immunity from Damages?

Wirtschaft und Wettbewerb (WuW); Concurrences Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 23 Jun 2023
Wouter P. J. Wils
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law
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antitrust, EU, cartels, competition enforcement, leniency, damages, interaction between public and private neforcement

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Procedural Rights and Obligations of Third Parties in Antitrust Investigations and Proceedings by the European Commission

published in World Competition, Volume 45, Issue 1, March 2022, pp. 3-52, King's College London Law School Research Paper
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 29 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 05 May 2022
Wouter P. J. Wils
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law
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antitrust, competition enforcement, European Commission, third parties, procedure

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EU Antitrust Fines and Managerial Liability – A Legal and Economic Analysis

Wirtschaft und Wettbewerb (WuW), November 2023, World Competition, Volume 46, Issue 4, December 2023
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 25 Oct 2023 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2023
Wouter P. J. Wils
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law
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EU, antitrust, competition, fines, managerial liability

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The European Commission’s Cartel Settlement Procedure: An Assessment After Fifteen Years

Published in Neue Zeitschrift für Kartellrecht (NZKart), No. 3/2004, pp. 130-143, and forthcoming in Journal of European Competition Law & Practice , King's College London Law School Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Feb 2024 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2024
Wouter P. J. Wils
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law
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competition law enforcement, cartels, European Commission, settlement procedure

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Re-adoption by the European Commission of Cartel Decisions Annulled on Procedural Grounds by the EU Courts

Concurrences, 2021, N° 3, pp. 63-76, King's College London Law School Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2021
Wouter P. J. Wils
King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law
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antitrust, cartels, EU, enforcement, judicial review, annulment on procedural grounds, re-adoption