Disgorgement and Private Enforcement as Mitigating Circumstances for the Determination of Fines in Antitrust Law

  • Kai Hüschelrath
  • Heike Schweitzer
Chapter
Part of the ZEW Economic Studies book series (ZEW, volume 48)

Abstract

The European Commission currently pursues a high-fine policy in the area of antitrust law. This is possible due to enhanced levels of sanctioning, with fines of up to 10% of turnover of the entire corporate group now permissible.

Keywords

Europe Income Broome Marquis 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kai Hüschelrath
    • 1
    • 2
  • Heike Schweitzer
    • 3
  1. 1.Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)MannheimGermany
  2. 2.WHU Otto Beisheim School of ManagementVallendarGermany
  3. 3.University of MannheimMannheimGermany

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