Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Editor: D. Daniel Sokol
University of Florida
Levin College of Law

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Explaining Dawn Raids: A Soft Law Perspective into European Competition Authorities’ Explanatory Notes on Unannounced Inspections

Explaining Dawn Raids: A Soft Law Perspective into European Competition Authorities’ Explanatory Notes on Unannounced Inspections

 
For anyone tasked with ensuring an undertaking’s legal protection, competition authorities’ (CA) unannounced inspections or ‘dawn raids’ constitute an exceptionally challenging investigative measure. In attempting to find out what exactly happens during dawn raids, however, one quickly discovers that not much information is available. Considering the nature of the investigative measure and its potential implications to undertakings, the scarcity of scholarship in particular is striking.
 

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