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Part I Concurrent Enforcement of Competition Law, 1 Concurrent Enforcement of Competition Law

From: Competition Enforcement and Procedure (2nd Edition)

Renato Nazzini

From: Oxford Competition Law (http://oxcat.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 12 August 2020

Subject(s):
Arbitration procedures — Allocation of cases — Appeals — Judicial review

This introductory chapter discusses the problems and complexities underlying the concurrent enforcement of competition law. In addition, it provides a brief overview of the historical development of the concurrent enforcement of competition law, which will serve as a foundation for later chapters. The concurrent enforcement of competition law is after all a reality that pervades any aspect of competition procedure. Furthermore, the different types of sanctions and remedies in the sphere of competition law generate problems of concurrent proceedings. The term ‘proceedings’ herein is used to denote any activity carried out by a person with the aim of obtaining a criminal or administrative sanction or a civil law remedy in competition law matters.

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