Odpowiedzialność przebijająca w ramach private enforcement

Mateusz Dąbroś
2020 Internetowy Kwartalnik Antymonopolowy i Regulacyjny  
In the context of private enforcement of competition law, the issue of piercing the corporate veil, that is, the possibility of holding a non-direct infringer liable becomes particularly important. Pursuant to the thesis of the CJEU 'Skanska' judgment, civil courts adjudicating in cases of damages for infringements of competition law should understand the concept of 'undertaking' in accordance with Article 101 TFEU and its established interpretation by the Court, which may mean also adopting,
more » ... an also adopting, under private law, the doctrine of economic succession (economic continuity) and the concept of a single economic unit. Individual member states, such as Spain and Portugal, have already adopted relevant legal regulations regarding the issue in question. In other countries, this matter has become the subject of judicial considerations. In Poland, neither of these two situations occurs. One should opt for the broad adoption of the concept of piercing the corporate veil in the context of liability for damages arising from an infringement of competition law – with both EU and national dimension.
doi:10.7172/2299-5749.ikar.3.9.2 fatcat:z4vh7jbwubhkfmfwhmdconnwx4