Dr Marcin Kulesza: articles by this author

Court of Justice: No legal connection between national leniency programmes and ECN model programme

In the EU system of antitrust law, the European Commission and the member states are autonomous in their application of leniency programmes. The soft harmonisation via the European Competition Network’s Model Leniency Programme is not binding on national competition authorities.

Changes in Poland’s competition law

An amendment to the Competition and Consumer Protection Act went into force on 18 January 2015. The changes are sweeping.

New guidelines from the European Commission on de minimis agreements

A communiqué from the European Commission on de minimis agreements exempt from TFEU Art. 101 has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union.

American prosecutors nab alleged antitrust violator in Europe

For the first time, the US Department of Justice has succeeded in extraditing an EU citizen on antitrust charges.

The competition authority is open to negotiations

It is apparent from recent events that competition authorities, both in Poland and at the EU level, are seeking to eliminate violations through “amicable” methods of dispute resolution.

Status of bill to amend the Act on Competition and Consumer Protection

Comment and consultation on the proposal are drawing to a close.