The EU Court of Justice delivers fourteen decisions on appeals against judgments of the General Court in a cartel case, rejecting all appeals except two (Bathroom Fittings and Fixtures cartel)

Bathroom fittings and fixtures cartel case – concept of single and continuous infringement The concept of single and continuous infringement was developed by the Commission to impute liability to undertakings which had not been involved in every single cartel contact or had not engaged in every aspect of the infringing conduct. This makes it possible for the Commission to establish the existence of a single and continuous infringement comprising conduct which could be classified as either an “agreement” or a “concerted practice” under Article 101 (1) TFEU. The case law has identified a number of requirements which the Commission must meet in order to establish the existence of a single and continuous infringement in a cartel case, namely the existence of a single overall plan, agreements

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Richard Burton, The EU Court of Justice delivers fourteen decisions on appeals against judgments of the General Court in a cartel case, rejecting all appeals except two (Bathroom Fittings and Fixtures cartel), 26 January 2017, e-Competitions Bulletin January 2017, Art. N° 83599

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