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The EU Courts Play a Crucial Role in Ensuring Compliance of the EU’s System of Competition Law Enforcement With Due Process Rights

BY | June 16, 2014

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Georg Berrisch, Jun 16, 2014 In its Menarini ruling, the European Court of Human Rights held that fines…

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle

Georg Berrisch, Jun 16, 2014

In its Menarini ruling, the European Court of Human Rights held that fines imposed by the Italian antitrust authority for the violation of competition law are criminal charges and that, consequently, the requirements of Article 6 of the European Convention of Human Rights apply. However, ECtHR did not consider it incompatible with Article ECHR that these fines were adopted by an administrative authorit

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