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Kroniek van het mededingingsrecht

Kroniek van het mededingingsrecht

Kroniek van het mededingingsrecht

17.04.2015 NL law

Waar liggen de grenzen van het bereik van het mededingingsrecht? Die vraag komt steeds vaker op. Buiten het mededingingsrecht heeft de Europese Commissie beperkte handhavingsbevoegdheden. Voor de Commissie is een probleem dus al snel een mededingingsrechtelijke kwestie. De Libor-affaire en vergelijkbare manipulaties met economische referentiepunten (benchmarks) leidden op Europees niveau dus tot boetes voor overtreding van het kartelverbod terwijl de strafrechtelijke dimensies van die manipulaties veel evidenter zijn.

 
 

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