Judgment of the Court, Walt Wilhelm and Others/Bundeskartellamt, Case 14/68 (13 February 1969)

According to the Court of Justice, in its judgment of 13 February 1969, in Case 14/68, Walt Wilhelm and Others v Bundeskartellamt, so long as a regulation adopted pursuant to Article 87(2)(e) of the EEC Treaty (now Article 83 of the EC Treaty) in the field of competition law has not provided otherwise, national authorities may take action against an agreement in accordance with their national law, even where an examination of the agreement from the point of view of its compatibility with Community law is pending before the Commission, subject, however, to the condition that the application of national law may not prejudice the full and uniform application of Community law or the effects of measures taken or to be taken to implement it.

Source and copyright

Source: Reports of Cases before the Court. 1969. [s.l.].

Copyright: (c) Court of Justice of the European Union

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