The EU Court of Justice Advocate General proposes to annul CFI ruling on rights of defence in carbonless paper cartel appeal (Papierfabrik August Koehler)

On 2 April 2009, Advocate General Bot issued his opinion in the appeal against the judgment of the CFI in the carbonless paper cartel case. This judgment upheld a Commission decision of December 2001, which found that eleven undertakings had infringed Article 81 EC by participating in a series of price-fixing agreements and concerted practices in the carbonless paper sector. The Commission fined the companies involved a total of € 313.7 million. In its judgment of 26 April 2007, the CFI reduced the fines only for two of the undertakings concerned, Papelera Guipuzcoana de Zicuñaga SA and

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Richard Burton, The EU Court of Justice Advocate General proposes to annul CFI ruling on rights of defence in carbonless paper cartel appeal (Papierfabrik August Koehler), 2 April 2009, e-Competitions Bulletin April 2009, Art. N° 42861

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