Laws and Regulations under TRIPS Art. 63.2 - View details of the document

European Union
Council Regulation No. 17. First Regulation Implementing Articles 85 and 86 of the Treaty
Enables the Commission to enforce articles 85 and 86. Art. 3 provides for orders that firms should terminate an infringement and art. 6-9 provide for exemptions. Most agreements which the parties want exempted must be notified to the Commission under art. 4 and 5. Art. 11-14 enable the Commission to require information, while art. 15 and 16 provide for fines and penalties. Art. 17 provides for appeals against decisions to the Court of Justice.