Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2017] All ER (D) 80 (Mar)
Court: Court of Justice of the European Union (Eighth Chamber)
Judge:

Judges Vilaras (Rapporteur and President of the Chamber), Malenovsky and Safjan

Judgment Dates: 9 March 2017

Catchwords

European Union - Rules on competition - Agreements preventing, restricting or distorting competition - Appellant companies belonging to group of undertakings manufacturing and selling cathode ray tubes for television sets and computer monitors - European Commission finding that appellants having participated directly in two separate infringements of EU competition law in respect of that market - Commission imposing fine on appellants - Whether General Court erring in dismissing appellants' appeal against Commission's decision - Agreement on the European Economic Area, art 53 - Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, art 101.

The Case

European Union Rules on competition. The Court of Justice of the European Union dismissed the appeal by Samsung SDI Co. Ltd and Samsung SDI (Malaysia) Bhd against a decision of the General Court of the European Union, by which the General Court had dismissed their action for the annulment in part of European Commission C(2012) 8839 final in which the Commission had found those companies that those companies had infringed art 101 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union and art 53 of the Agreement of the European Economic Area in respect of the market for colour cathode ray tubes for computer monitors and television sets.

Practice Areas

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