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EU General Court could handle competition-law questions from national courts, its top judge says

By Nicholas Hirst
  • 28 Mar 2022 06:04
  • 28 Mar 2022 08:10
Competition-law questions from EU states' national courts could be heard more effectively by judges at the bloc's lower-tier court, its president has said, rather than landing directly at the EU Court of Justice.
Marc van der Woude told a conference* that there were arguments for and against such a reform, but

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Nicholas Hirst

Chief Correspondent

Nicholas covers EU merger review and antitrust investigations for Mlex in Brussels. He previously wrote about EU affairs for Politico Europe, European Voice and PaRR. After earning an LLM in European law from the College of Europe in Bruges, he spent a year working in the competition practice of a leading competition law firm in Brussels 2009-10. He graduated in modern European languages from Oxford University in 2006.

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