‘Can an agreement that was void at any moment due to a violation of competition law be revived?’

“When a court invalidates an agreement because the rules of contract law were violated (for example because the agreement was concluded as a result of a mistake or deception), then that agreement is deemed to have never existed. It was never valid and never will be valid. Aside from a few exceptions, everything that has already been performed under the agreement must be undone. If an agreement is invalidated for violation of competition law, the consequences are less clear …” (more)

[Caroline Cauffman, M-EPLI Blog, 3 February]

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