Powers and duties of arbitrators in the application of competition law: an EC approach in the light of recent developments

European Competition Law Review (ECLR), March 2009

Summary:

This article illustrates the distinction between the “competence” and “duty” of arbitrators in the application of competition law and presents the powers and duties of arbitrators in this context, while adopting a European Community approach. It concludes that arbitrators are just one step behind the “courts or tribunals” within the meaning of art. 234 of the EC Treaty.

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