The Czech Regional Court in Brno cancels an NCA decision for not providing sufficient evidence as to the participation of an undertaking in the cartel conduct (Poultry Producers Cartel)

On 2 December 2009 the Regional Court in Brno cancelled decision of the Czech Office for Protection of Competition (“Office”) concerning cartel behavior of several poultry producers. The Regional Court did so despite the fact that it consented in all material respects with findings of the Office as regards anticompetitive conduct of the producers in question. The court, however, reprimanded the Office for not providing sufficient evidence as to the participation of one of the producers on part of the cartel conduct that was sanctioned by the Office. As it was not possible to cancel the Office's decision only in part, the court had to cancel it as a whole and returned the case back to the Office for further proceedings. Summary of the Proceedings The Office decided on 13 July 2007 that

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Jiri Kindl, The Czech Regional Court in Brno cancels an NCA decision for not providing sufficient evidence as to the participation of an undertaking in the cartel conduct (Poultry Producers Cartel), 2 December 2009, e-Competitions December 2009, Art. N° 30916

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