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Risk of ‘double jeopardy’ should be subject to ‘unified test,’ EU court opinion says

By Lewis Crofts
  • 02 Sep 2021 04:13
  • 02 Sep 2021 04:16
Companies that face a second investigation into behavior that has already been punished should be protected from “double jeopardy” through a “unified test” under human rights law, according to a legal opinion for the EU’s top court.

Advocate General Michal Bobek said judges need to look at three factors — th

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