The EU Court of Justice receives an appeal from an undertaking part to a cartel settlement against the General Court judgment in the animal feed phosphates cartel case (Timab)

Timab litigates settlement all the way to the CJEU* The European Commission (“Commission”) introduced its settlement procedure for cartel cases back in 2008. [1] The main aims? To make life easier for the Commission and to keep cartel cases out of the overburdened EU Courts. But Timab – a party to the Commission’s 2010 Animal Feed Phosphates cartel case (only the second settlement case concluded by the Commission) – clearly has other ideas: by an appeal lodged on 27 July 2015 it is taking its challenge to the Commission’s approach to settlement all the way to the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”). In addition to using up scarce Commission resource, Timab’s appeal (of a General Court judgement dated 20 May 2015 [2]) is set to yield interesting insights on the dynamics of fine

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Patrick Harrison, The EU Court of Justice receives an appeal from an undertaking part to a cartel settlement against the General Court judgment in the animal feed phosphates cartel case (Timab), 27 July 2015, e-Competitions July 2015, Art. N° 75777

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