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General Court has ‘mandate’ to closely examine competition decisions, Nihoul says

By Nicholas Hirst
  • 22 Jun 2022 09:35
  • 22 Jun 2022 09:35
The General Court has a "mandate" to increase scrutiny of the European Commission, according to judge Paul Nihoul.

"Our mission is to increase judicial scrutiny," the lower-court judge said at a conference* yesterday. He highlighted language in the legal act enacting the General Court exhorting it to "closely examine" th

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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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