Leniency and follow-on private actions for damages: comment on the Opinion of the Advocate General in the Pfleiderer case

Rizzuto, Franco (2011) Leniency and follow-on private actions for damages: comment on the Opinion of the Advocate General in the Pfleiderer case. Global Competition Litigation Review, 4 (2). pp. 99-106. ISSN 1756-6002

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Abstract

Comments on the Advocate General's Opinion in Pfleiderer AG v Bundeskartellamt (C-360/09) on the extent to which a national competition authority is permitted to disclose information it received from a cartel member in the course of its leniency programme to a third party, for the purpose of the latter pursuing a follow-on private action for damages allegedly caused by anti-competitive activities. Details the Opinion's approach to the balance to be struck between the competing issues at stake.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
Divisions: Law and Criminology
Date Deposited: 04 Feb 2013 16:26
URI: http://repository.edgehill.ac.uk/id/eprint/4884

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