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

46 Pages Posted: 8 Nov 2016 Last revised: 5 Sep 2019

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Wouter P. J. Wils

King's College London - The Dickson Poon School of Law; European Union - European Commission

Date Written: November 7, 2016

Abstract

This paper provides a short history of private enforcement of EU antitrust law and its relationship with public enforcement, from the 1957 EEC Treaty over Regulation 17 and Regulation 1/2003 until Directive 2014/104 and the current outlook.

Keywords: Antitrust, Competition Law, EU, Private Enforcement, Public Enforcement, Damages, Leniency

JEL Classification: K21, K40, K42, L40

Suggested Citation

Wils, Wouter P. J., Private Enforcement of EU Antitrust Law and Its Relationship with Public Enforcement: Past, Present and Future (November 7, 2016). 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, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2865728

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