CASE COMMENTS: CARTELS – AGREEMENT – MARKET OF THE CARTEL

Facilitator: The Court of Justice of the European Union confirms, against the opinion of Advocate General Nils Wahl, the sanction of a cartel facilitator, who is not active on the market of the cartel, on behalf of the “full effectiveness” of article 101 § 1 TFEU (AC-Treuhand)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. It will be recalled that Advocate General Nils Wahl suggested in very strong terms that the Court should uphold the appeal brought by AC-Treuhand and set aside the judgment of the Court of First Instance of 6 February 2014 (Case T-27/10) which had confirmed its condemnation by the Commission as responsible for participating in the tin stabilisers and ESBO/esters cartel: for the Advocate General, the approach adopted by the Court of First Instance set only "few limits as to the nature of the collusive conduct liable to fall within the prohibition laid down in [Article 1010(1) TFEU]", thus "completely ignoring the scope of that prohibition and the objective

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers

Already Subscribed? Sign-in

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers.

Read one article for free

Sign-up to read this article for free and discover our services.

 

PDF Version

Author

Quotation

Michel Debroux, Facilitator: The Court of Justice of the European Union confirms, against the opinion of Advocate General Nils Wahl, the sanction of a cartel facilitator, who is not active on the market of the cartel, on behalf of the “full effectiveness” of article 101 § 1 TFEU (AC-Treuhand), 22 October 2015, Concurrences N° 1-2016, Art. N° 77646, pp. 80-81

Visites 431

All reviews