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Narrowing of ‘double jeopardy’ rules could limit antitrust powers, EU court hears

By Lewis Crofts
  • 22 Mar 2021 10:13
  • 22 Mar 2021 10:13
Does one probe into a company's conduct mean it shouldn't face separate investigations under sectoral laws or in other countries? That was the question before EU judges today, with Belgium’s BPost and sugar producer Südzucker urging judges to stop such cases of “double jeopardy.”

Six countries argued back at the EU Court of

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