This book examines the European Commission's dawn raid practices in competition cases from a fundamental rights perspective.
Part I: Overview 1. Introduction 2. Enforcement of the EU Competition Rules 3. Fundamental Rights in the EU 4. Criminal Sanctions Part II: The Inspection: Is There a Clash between EU and Convention Systems? 5. Introduction to Part II 6. The Right to Enter 7. Dawn Raids in Sector Inquiries 8. Once Inside: Measures Taken During the Inspection 9. The Privilege against Self-Incrimination 10. Legal Professional Privilege 11. Access to Courts 12. Dawn Raids at Non-business Premises Part III: Summing Up 13. Conclusions
Helene Andersson is a Lecturer in Law at the University of Stockholm.
This book is not only of practical interest for both companies and
practitioners, but also of theoretical interest, since it offers
stimulating ideas for the effectiveness and legitimacy of EU
competition law. (Translated from the original French) -- Julie
Rondu * Concurrences *
[T]his book provides a comprehensive, insightful analysis of the current state of the relevant law and jurisprudence of those fundamental rights that are critical in the context of Commission dawn raids... This book is the result of thorough research and provides an excellent starting point for further discussions on the appropriate scope and limitations of the Commission's investigatory powers. -- Jenny Leahy * European Competition and Regulatory Law Review *
Dawn Raids Under Challenge represents an exhaustive contribution to the debate on the compliance of the EU competition enforcement framework with European human rights' standards... This book is extremely well researched and tightly argued and will be of great interest of academics and practitioners. -- Arianna Andreangeli, University of Edinburgh * European Competition Law Review *