The EU Advocate General Sharpston issues opinions in three appeals against General Court’s judgments on industrial bags cartel (Groupe Gascogne, Kendrion)

On 30 May 2013, Advocate General Sharpston issued her opinions in the appeals lodged by Groupe Gascogne SA, Gascogne Sack Deutschland GmbH (formerly Sachsa Verpackung) and Kendrion NV against judgments of the General Court (“GC”) concerning appeals against the European Commission's decision on the industrial bags cartel. In November 2005, the Commission fined sixteen firms a total of € 290.71 million for operating an illegal cartel in the plastic industrial bags market over of a period of more than 20 years. The cartel participants were found to have infringed Article 101(1) TFEU by, inter alia, agreeing to fix prices in Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg,

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Richard Burton, The EU Advocate General Sharpston issues opinions in three appeals against General Court’s judgments on industrial bags cartel (Groupe Gascogne, Kendrion), 30 May 2013, e-Competitions Bulletin May 2013, Art. N° 56903

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