CASE COMMENTS: ANTICOMPETITIVE AGREEMENTS - AGENT - AUTONOMY OF DECISION

Agent: The ECJ clarifies the concept of the autonomy of an undertaking’s conduct (Confederación Española de Empresarios de Estaciones de Servicio)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Court of Justice of the European Communities, 14 December 2006, Case C-217/05 Conféderacion Espanola dez Empresarios de Estaciones de Servicio v Compana Espanola de Petroleos SA. Facts A Spanish Confederation of Enterprises, considering that the contracts concluded between a network developer and the operators of its service stations were the basis of an anti-competitive cartel, lodged a complaint with the Spanish competition authority. The complaint was dismissed on the grounds that "agreements entered into by commission agents, commercial agents or intermediaries with other contractors" are not subject to the law of agreements. The Spanish Supreme

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Didier Ferrier, Agent: The ECJ clarifies the concept of the autonomy of an undertaking’s conduct (Confederación Española de Empresarios de Estaciones de Servicio), 14 December 2006, Concurrences N° 1-2007, Art. N° 27419, www.concurrences.com

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