The Arbitration Board for Competition Law Disputes
The Arbitration Board for Competition Law Disputes offers online merchants an uncomplicated, quick and cost-effective way to settle competition disputes out of court.
The arbitration board is voluntary.
Only fully qualified lawyers of the court who are unaffiliated and impartial are called upon to be mediators. After hearing from both parties, the mediator puts forward a proposal for an out-of-court settlement that the parties can agree upon thereby finding a legally effective end to the conflict.
The parties concerned will save not only time, but also money.
The conciliatory proceedings carry a one-time processing-fee of €195.00 plus VAT.
The fee will be paid by the parties concerned. The regulations on the allocation of costs is a part of the out-of-court settlement.
For the parties concerned there is no risk of litigation.
A competition law written warning would be superfluous. As a rule, the parties concerned both save on legal processes.
In comparison to a legal written warning you save around €1,100.
Competition law violations carry an amount in dispute of at least €10,000. The cost of commissioning lawyers for both parties can amount to €1,300.
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What happens when an agreement cannot be reached?
If an isolated case reaches no agreement, the claimant will be met with no legal disadvantages. He/She can immediately seek legal assistance without further warning letters. The previously submitted settlement proposal presented by the mediator helps to better assess the chances of a legal settlement.
If you should have any questions, please contact us at +49 341 926 59 600.
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