The EU General Court dismisses appeals against a decision of the Commission brought by producers of underground and submarine high voltage power cables (Power Cables cartel)

Cartel, judicial review, evidence, conterfactuel, parent On 12 July 2018, the General Court (“GC”) delivered fourteen judgments dismissing all of the appeals brought by the companies involved in the Power Cables cartel case. By way of background, in 2014, the European Commission adopted a decision in which it imposed fines totalling €302 million on a number of producers of underground and submarine high voltage power cables for their involvement in a customer and market allocation cartel. According to the decision, Japanese and Korean producers refraining from competing for projects in the European territory, while European producers would stay out of Japan and Korea. The parties also allocated projects in most of the rest of the world. The European producers also allocated territories

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Richard Burton, The EU General Court dismisses appeals against a decision of the Commission brought by producers of underground and submarine high voltage power cables (Power Cables cartel), 12 July 2018, e-Competitions Bulletin July 2018, Art. N° 87556

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