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The EU Court of Justice confirms the European Commission’s approach on parental liability (Akzo Nobel)

"European Court of Justice confirms Commission’s approach on parental liability"*I. The 2004 Commission Decision The case concerns a cartel which operated in the 1990s between the main European producers (and initially US producers) of choline chloride, also known as vitamin B4, a feed additive used in the animal feed industry. The European members of the cartel agreed between themselves on prices and price increases, both in general, for particular national markets and for individual customers. They also allocated individual customers and market shares between themselves and agreed to control distributors and converters of the product, to avoid outside competition. The Commission started an investigation after receiving a leniency application. In its Decision of 9 December 2004 [1],

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Frédérique Wenner, Bertus Van Barlingen, The EU Court of Justice confirms the European Commission’s approach on parental liability (Akzo Nobel), 12 December 2007, e-Competitions Judicial review and anticompetitive agreements, Art. N° 35012

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