Ne bis in idem and the DMA: the CJEU’s judgments in bpost and Nordzucker – Part I

Author: Dimitrios Katsifis
Published: 28.03.2022
[This is the first of two blog posts on the principle of ne bis in idem and the DMA. This post sets the scene by discussing the CJEU’s case-law on ne bis in idem, with a focus on the Court’s recent rulings in bpost and Nordzucker. A second blog post will discuss the implications of these rulings for the DMA and its interplay with EU and national competition law] On 22 March 2022, the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice delivered two seminal judgments concerning the interpretation of the ne bis in idem principle in EU (competition) law. The…