ALERT: ANTI-COMPETITIVE PRACTICE - LENIENCY - PERIOD OF LIMITATION - SINGLE AND CONTINUOUS INFRINGEMENT

Single and continuous infringement: The General Court of the European Union finds that the Commission’s decision to grant conditional immunity to the first company denouncing a cartel must be considered as an interruption of the period of limitation (Corporación Empresarial de Materiales de Construcción)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Court of First Instance, 6 October 2015, Judgment T-250/12 (Corporación Empresarial de Materiales de Construcción) On 6 October 2015, the Court of First Instance of the European Union delivered a judgment in Case T-250/12 (Corporación Empresarial de Materiales de Construcción v. European Commission).which provides useful clarifications concerning the calculation of the five-year limitation period provided for in Article 25(1)(b) of Regulation No 1/2003. In that case, the applicant, the Spanish company Corporación Empresarial de Materiales de Construcción, formerly Uralita, was penalised by Commission decision of 11 June 2008. 9.9 million jointly and severally

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Alain Ronzano, Single and continuous infringement: The General Court of the European Union finds that the Commission’s decision to grant conditional immunity to the first company denouncing a cartel must be considered as an interruption of the period of limitation (Corporación Empresarial de Materiales de Construcción), 6 October 2015, Concurrences N° 1-2016, Art. N° 78087, www.concurrences.com

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