The EU Court of Justice upholds fines in copper fittings cartel (Legris, Comap)

On 3 May 2012, the Court of Justice of the European Union (“ECJ”) issued its judgment on the appeals lodged by Legris Industries and its subsidiary, Comap, against the General Court’s March 2011 judgments in the copper fittings cartel case, ruling that both appeals should be dismissed in their entirety. The ECJ also upheld the fine of € 46.8 million levied against Legris Industries, and confirmed that Comap is jointly and severally liable for the payment of the fine in the amount of € 18.56 million. In its March 2011 judgment, the General Court had upheld the European Commission’s decision to fine

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Richard Burton, The EU Court of Justice upholds fines in copper fittings cartel (Legris, Comap), 3 May 2012, e-Competitions Bulletin May 2012, Art. N° 58376

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