European Competition Network
- Article 101 and Article 102 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (formerly articles 81 and 82 of the Treaty of the European Community)
- Regulation 1/2003 on the implementation of the rules on competition laid down in Articles 81 and 82 of the Treaty
- Joint Statement of the Council and the Commission on the functioning of the network of Competition Authorities
- Cooperation within the Network of Competition Authorities
Model leniency programme
ECN Model Leniency Programme: 2012 revision
2006 ECN Model Leniency Programme en fr de
The ECN Model Leniency Programme, endorsed in 2006, has been a major catalyst in encouraging ECN members to introduce leniency programmes and in promoting convergence between them. The 2012 revision introduced a range of refinements to this Model Programme (see above).
Reports on Investigative and Decision-making Powers
The Reports provide an overview of the different systems and procedures for antitrust investigations within the ECN (31 October 2012).
Investigative Powers Report
Decision-making Powers Report
See also Results of the questionnaire on the reform of Member States (MS) national competition laws after EC Regulation No. 1/2003 (update 22 May 2013)
The Heads of European national competition authorities ("NCAs") and the European Commission have set up a Merger Working Group to foster increased consistency, convergence and cooperation among EU merger jurisdictions.