European Commission’s Investigative Powers and the Rights of Defence

Lexis® PSL Competition
September 2014

Steptoe partner Yves Botteman and associate Agapi Patsa, both in the firm’s Brussels office, authored a practice note titled “European Commission’s Investigative Powers and the Rights of Defence” for Lexis® PSL Competition.  The note provides a comprehensive and practical analysis of the European Commission’s powers to carry out inspections in order to uncover cartel conduct.