The EU General Court provides guidance on the presumption of innocence and quashes the Commission’s decision for publishing a non-confidential version of a decision on a cartel in the chemical industry (Pergan Hilfsstoffe)

THE COURT OF FIRST INSTANCE ANNULS THE DECISION REFUSING CONFIDENTIAL TREATMENT FOR THE PUBLISHED VERSION OF A COMMISSION DECISION ON CARTELS* For the Commission to be entitled to disclose to the public the details of an undertaking’s infringement in respect of which proceedings are time barred, the infringement found must at least appear in the operative part of the decision and the decision must be addressed to the undertaking so that it may contest that infringement in court. By its decision of decision of 10 December 2003 (‘the peroxides decision’) [1] the Commission imposed fines on five undertakings for their participation in

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General Court of the European Union, The EU General Court provides guidance on the presumption of innocence and quashes the Commission’s decision for publishing a non-confidential version of a decision on a cartel in the chemical industry (Pergan Hilfsstoffe), 12 October 2007, e-Competitions October 2007, Art. N° 93650

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