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Why Competition Commissioners should be cautious in commenting publicly on active antitrust cases

Nicholas Levy and Andris Rimsa, 36 European Competition Law Review, Issue I, 2015

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This article examines the duty on EU Competition Commissioners to act impartially in discharging their functions as investigators prosecutors and decision makers in EU antitrust cases and explains why application of that duty counsels in favour of exercising caution in commenting publicly on active cases where the companies under investigation are still exercising their rights of defence.

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