Nowadays, in parallel with the growth of competition, cases of infringement of competition law by undertakings are inevitable, and the timely and efficient resolution of disputes derivingtherefrom is of utmost importance in active trading conditions. Considering the above, the presentarticle analyses the urgency and potential of the means of alternative dispute resolution as favourable and efficient mechanisms in the area of competition law. On the basis of the European modeland practice, the present article examines the effectiveness and procedural matters of the applicable principles of alternative dispute resolution, namely negotiation/conciliation, mediation, andarbitration, within the framework of disputes arising in the case of infringement of competitionrules. Moreover, the peculiarities of competition law and the importance of regulating it differentlywill also be analysed.
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