Against Positive Harmonization: The European Commission Proposal to Strengthen the Private Enforcement of Competition Law
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
July 17, 2009
InDret, Vol. 3, 2009
This paper questions the advisability of a positive harmonization of Competition Law within the European Union. The White Paper on Damages Actions for Breach of EC Antitrust Rules (2008) tries to solve an inexistent problem: the insufficient enforcement of antitrust rules by the judiciary and citizens. Notwithstanding, the European Commission neglects the real problem: the lack of enforcement of the mentioned rules by national and European authorities.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 35
Keywords: competition law, private enforcement, European commission
Date posted: July 29, 2009