The EU General Court confirms Commission’s decision on immunity applications and attribution of liability (Deutsche Bahn / Schenker)

The Freight-Forwarding Cartels in the General Court: Lessons on Leniency and Discretion* On 29 February 2016, the General Court handed down its judgments in Case T-265/12 Schenker Ltd v European Commission; Case T-267/12 Deutsche Bahn AG and others v European Commission, upholding the Commission’s decision on the freight forwarding cartels. The judgments provide some useful guidance on the operation of the leniency scheme and highlight the Commission’s broad discretion in deciding to whom it should attribute liability. The Cartels The applicants were found by the Commission to be participants in cartels relating to four different surcharges levied in the freight-forwarding sector between 2002-07. The operation of the cartels was no lesson in subtlety. In the new export system

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Daniel Cashman, The EU General Court confirms Commission’s decision on immunity applications and attribution of liability (Deutsche Bahn / Schenker), 29 February 2016, e-Competitions Bulletin Cartel settlements, Art. N° 80137

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