Ensuring a more level playing field in competition enforcement throughout the European Union

By Abel M. Mateus on March 17, 2011

In a significant contribution to analysis of antitrust policy in the European Union, Dr. Abel M. Mateus, Professor of Economics affiliated with Global Economics Group, presents a detailed analysis of the van Miert-Monti reform, which was passed in 2004 and had the most comprehensive reform of Community antitrust since 1962. In Ensuring a more level playing field in competition enforcement throughout the European Union (European Competition Law Review, Vol. 31, Issue 12, 2010), Dr. Mateus concludes that the impact of this law has been largely positive, but identified a number of problems particularly in its implementation and enforcement such as the decentralization process and coordination with national courts. Ensuring a more level playing field in competition enforcement throughout the European Union