Checking of facts

Checking of facts

Guidance Letters and the Request: Checking of facts

The Notice on Informal Guidance provides that the Commission will in principle evaluate the request on the basis of the information provided by the undertakings. It follows that a request that does not set out the facts in a conclusive manner should be rejected.

More about Checking of facts

The Commission may use additional information at its disposal from public sources, former proceedings or any other source and may ask the applicant(s) to provide supplementary information.


See Also


  • Information about Checking of facts in the Antitrust Manual of Procedures for the application of Articles 101 and 102 TFEU (Internal DG Competition)

Further Reading

  • Information about Checking of facts in EU Competition Procedure, 3rd. Edition, Edited by Luis Ortiz Blanco (Oxford University Press)

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