Antitrust Antitrust

Protection of Strabag’s Austrian whistleblower confessions lands at EU court

By Lewis Crofts and Karoline Del Vecchio
  • 17 Feb 2023 09:48
  • 17 Feb 2023 09:48
A fight between construction company Strabag and Austria’s antitrust enforcer over the protection afforded to cartel confessions has reached the EU’s top judges, with a national court seeking guidance on whether criminal enforcers and damage claimants can get sight of the sensitive documents.

The dispute hinges on an initial settlemen

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Lewis Crofts


Lewis leads MLex's editorial strategy, content direction, quality and development. He has a reputation for breaking stories and providing analysis on complex legal disputes before regulators and courts around the globe. He has also developed MLex's unrivalled coverage of competition policy, litigation, regulation, Brexit and international investigations.

Karoline Del Vecchio

Senior Research Assistant

Karoline holds a degree in translation studies and EU law from Mainz University, Germany. Before joining MLex, she worked for the German Steel Federation and U.S. law firm Latham & Watkins in Brussels where she reported on EU affairs and worked as a legal researcher, providing global monitoring services on EU competition law, trade and regulatory matters. Karoline's working languages are German, English, French, Spanish, Italian and Polish.

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