Indecent Exposure – the Implications of the Pfleiderer and National Grid Cases, Belinda Hollway, Nicholas Frey and Jennifer Reeves
Following several recent judgments by the Court of Justice of the European Union and Member State courts, victims of cartel conduct now have a greater prospect of obtaining confidential versions of Commission cartel decisions and other material created by cartelists for the purpose of leniency applications than at any time since the introduction of the Commission's leniency regime. This article examines these judgments and their implications for cartelists considering whether or not to apply for leniency, for the Commission and national competition authorities' investigation procedures and for Member State courts hearing damages cases.
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