Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2008] All ER (D) 233 (Jun)
Court: Court of First Instance of the European Communities (Fifth Chamber)
Judge:

Judges Vilaras (President) Dehousse and Svaby

Judgment Dates: 18 June 2008

Catchwords

European Community - Competition - Agreements, decisions and concerted practices - Market in sorbates - Commission finding infringement by companies including applicant company - Calculation of amount of fines - Obligation to state reason on which decision based - Duration of procedure - Whether Commission erring - EC Treaty, art 81 - Agreement on the European Economic Area, art 53.

The Case

Where the applicant company raised numerous pleas in support of its application for annulment of a decision of the European Commission, whereby the Commission found that a number of undertakings had infringed art81 EC and art53 of the Agreement on the European Economic Area by participating in a cartel on a certain market, all of its pleas had to be rejected.

Practice Areas

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