ALERTS: UNILATERAL PRACTICES - EUROPEAN UNION - POLAND - PROPORTIONALITY - INVESTIGATION

Proportionality: The General Court of the European Union confirms the absence of interest of the European Union in pursuing the examination of a complaint by a competitor of a roof window manufacturer, since the extent of the investigations necessary would be disproportionate to the limited likelihood of finding a breach of Article 102 TFEU (Fakro)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 16 December 2020, the Court of First Instance of the European Union delivered a judgment in Case T-515/18 (Fakro v Commission).. The applicant, Fakro sp. z o.o., is a Polish company which manufactures windows and roofing accessories. On 30 April 2007, the Commission opened an ex officio investigation into the European Union market for roof windows, mainly on the basis of the allegations and information from the applicant submitted to the Commission by the Polish Competition Authority. This investigation targeted various practices allegedly carried out by another manufacturer of windows and roofing accessories, the Velux company. On 14 June 2018, the

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Alain Ronzano, Proportionality: The General Court of the European Union confirms the absence of interest of the European Union in pursuing the examination of a complaint by a competitor of a roof window manufacturer, since the extent of the investigations necessary would be disproportionate to the limited likelihood of finding a breach of Article 102 TFEU (Fakro), 16 December 2020, Concurrences N° 1-2021, Art. N° 98436, www.concurrences.com

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