CASE COMMENT : ANTICOMPETITIVE AGREEMENT - ARTICLE 81 EC - CONSULTANCY FIRM - PRINCIPLE OF NULLUM CRIMEN, NULLA POENA SINE LEGE

Cartel: The CFI confirms the European Commission’s decision to sanction a consultancy firm which contributed actively and intentionally to a cartel between producers which were active on a market other than that the one it operated on (Treuhand)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. CFI, 8 July 2008, AC-Treuhand AG v. Commission, "Organic peroxides", case T-99/04 In its Decision 2005/349/EC of 10 December 2003, the Commission imposed sanctions under Article 81 EC on several undertakings, including three producers of organic peroxides, in connection with a cartel concluded and implemented on the European market for these products. In particular, the Commission found that AC-Treuhand AG, a consultancy firm, had provided various services to those producers from 1993 onwards and had played an essential role in the cartel by organising meetings and concealing evidence of the infringement. The Commission therefore concluded that the

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Cyril Sarrazin, Cartel: The CFI confirms the European Commission’s decision to sanction a consultancy firm which contributed actively and intentionally to a cartel between producers which were active on a market other than that the one it operated on (Treuhand), 8 July 2008, Concurrences N° 4-2008, Art. N° 22269, pp. 77-78

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