responsibility finder
Schleswig-Holstein

Communicate indications of antitrust violations

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)

Service Description

Submissions and complaints are informal messages that you can send by

  • online form,
  • mail,
  • telephone or
  • e-mail

to the Bundeskartellamt.
The Bundeskartellamt will examine your submission or complaint and, under certain circumstances, initiate an investigation under cartel law.
You have no legal claim to the initiation of proceedings.

Important notice:
If you have insider information or strictly confidential documents which could be used to uncover

  • cartels or
  • abuses of power

you can use the Bundeskartellamt's anonymous whistleblowing system (BKMS) for this purpose.


Process flow

For your submission or complaint please contact the Bundeskartellamt in writing or by telephone.

  • Send the Bundeskartellamt your information on possible infringements of cartel law. You have the following options:
    • Online form,
    • letter (by post),
    • telephone or
    • e-mail
  • Your submission or complaint will be forwarded to the competent office at the Bundeskartellamt.
  • The Bundeskartellamt will examine your submission or complaint and contact you if it has any queries.
  • The Bundeskartellamt will then initiate an investigation under cartel law on its own initiative.

Important notice:
If you have inside information or strictly confidential documents which could be used to uncover

  • cartels or
  • abuses of power

you can use the Bundeskartellamt's anonymous whistleblowing system (BKMS) for this purpose.

Requirements
  • none
Which documents are required?
  • none
What are the fees?
  • none
What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?
  • none
Processing duration
  • Feedback on input or complaint: usually within 2 to 8 weeks
Legal basis
Applications / forms
  • Forms: no
  • Online procedure possible: yes
  • Written form required: no
  • Personal appearance required: no
Author
Technically approved by

Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi)

Process flow

For your submission or complaint please contact the Bundeskartellamt in writing or by telephone.

  • Send the Bundeskartellamt your information on possible infringements of cartel law. You have the following options:
    • Online form,
    • letter (by post),
    • telephone or
    • e-mail
  • Your submission or complaint will be forwarded to the competent office at the Bundeskartellamt.
  • The Bundeskartellamt will examine your submission or complaint and contact you if it has any queries.
  • The Bundeskartellamt will then initiate an investigation under cartel law on its own initiative.

Important notice:
If you have inside information or strictly confidential documents which could be used to uncover

  • cartels or
  • abuses of power

you can use the Bundeskartellamt's anonymous whistleblowing system (BKMS) for this purpose.

Requirements

  • none

Which documents are required?

  • none

What are the fees?

  • none

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

  • none

Processing duration

  • Feedback on input or complaint: usually within 2 to 8 weeks

Legal basis

Applications / forms

  • Forms: no
  • Online procedure possible: yes
  • Written form required: no
  • Personal appearance required: no

Author

Technically approved by

Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi)

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