CASE COMMENT : ANTICOMPETITIVE PRACTICES - EXCHANGE OF INFORMATIONS - CONSUMERS

Exchange of informations : The ECJ precises the meaning of "consumers" for the application of the second condition of the article 81 § 3 CE involving that an equitable share of the profit should be allowed to the consumers (Asnef-Equifax, Servicios de Información sobre Solvencia y Crédito, SL, Administración del Estado)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Mainly following the conclusions presented on 29 June 2006 by Advocate General Geelhoed in Case C-238/05 (ASNEF-EQUIFAX, Servicios de Información sobre Solvencia y Crédito, SL and Administración del Estado v Asociación de Usuarios de Servicios Bancarios (AUSBANC)) on a reference for a preliminary ruling lodged by the Tribunal Supremo (Spain), the Court of Justice of the European Communities (Second Chamber), composed of: A. La Pergola, President of the Chamber, P. Jann (Rapporteur) and S. von Bahr (Rapporteur), Judges; B. Lenaerts, Advocate General; C. Stix-Hackl, Principal Administrator, for the Registrar, has given a judgment on 20 December 2003, in which it

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Alain Ronzano, Exchange of informations : The ECJ precises the meaning of "consumers" for the application of the second condition of the article 81 § 3 CE involving that an equitable share of the profit should be allowed to the consumers (Asnef-Equifax, Servicios de Información sobre Solvencia y Crédito, SL, Administración del Estado), 23 November 2006, Concurrences N° 1-2007, Art. N° 55095, www.concurrences.com

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