Category: W

  • White clause

    White clause in the European Union LawConcept of White clause provided by the "Glossary of terms used in EU competition policy" (Antitrust and control of concentrations, published in 2002): Provision contained in certain block exemption regulations, listing agreements or practices […]

  • Wholesaler

    Wholesaler in the European Union LawConcept of Wholesaler provided by the "Glossary of terms used in EU competition policy" (Antitrust and control of concentrations, published in 2002): Intermediate in the distribution chain that buys the product in mass quantity from the […]

  • Withdrawal

    Withdrawal (of the benefit of a block exemption) in the European Union LawConcept of Withdrawal (of the benefit of a block exemption) provided by the "Glossary of terms used in EU competition policy" (Antitrust and control of concentrations, published in 2002): Possibility for the […]

  • Written procedure

    Written procedureThe written procedure is generally used for all measures which must be adopted directly by the College itself, but which do not require a debate in the College.More about Written procedurePrior approval of the Legal Service and agreement of the Directorates-General…

  • Written procedure Proposal

    Deciding whether to propose the written procedureThe Commission shall assess whether or not to propose to NCAs a written procedure, taking account of the likely efficiency gains for both NCAs and the Commission, having regard to the nature of the case, the type of draft decision being consi…

  • Written Reply to the Statement of Objections

    Complainants may make known their views in writingPursuant to Article 6(1) of Reg. 773/2004, "Where the Commission issues a statement of objections relating to a matter in respect of which it has received a complaint, it shall provide the complainant with a copy of the non-confidential…

  • Withdrawal of objections

    Statement of Objections: Withdrawal of objections and the closing procedureIt may happen that as a result of the analysis of a party's reply to the SO and/or other information obtained after it, the objections will be withdrawn and the procedure against the addressee in question stopped…

  • Working languages

    Internal procedural languages ("Working languages")In practice, it is impractical to work internally in all the official languages. Therefore, internally, the Commission works in only three procedural languages, English, French and German (so-called "working languages"),…

  • Written consultation process

    The written consultation processIn a consultation conducted under the written procedure, it would be sufficient to submit to the Advisory Committee a simple list of key questions.More about Written consultation processThe Advisory Committee members may make any observations in writ…

  • Waiver of fines

    Situations where a waiver of fines may be decidedArticle 87(1) of the Implementing Rules provides that: "the authorising officer responsible may waive recovery of all or part of an established amount receivable only in the following cases: (a) where the foreseeable cost of recovery wou…