CASE COMMENTS : ANTICOMPETITIVE PRACTICES – ARTICLE 101 TFEU – SPANISH MARKET FOR THE PURCHASE AND FIRST PROCESSING OF RAW TOBACCO – GROUP OF COMPANIES – ATTRIBUTABILITY OF THE CONDUCT OF A SUBSIDIARY TO THE PARENT COMPANY – FINES – DETERRENT EFFECT

Accountability of the conduct - Fines: The General Court draws conclusions out of the belonging to a group of companies for the calculation of the fine (World Wide Tobacco España)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Trib. EU, 8 March 2011, World Wide Tobacco España v Commission, Case T-37/05, "Raw Tobacco - Spain". In a judgment of 8 March 2011, the Court of First Instance confirmed to a very large extent Commission Decision C(2004) 4030 final of 20 October 2004 concerning the cartel on the Spanish market for the purchase and first processing of raw tobacco. The contested decision concerns two horizontal agreements concluded and implemented on the Spanish raw tobacco market, namely an agreement between processors and an agreement between producers' representatives. In the contested decision, the Commission attributed responsibility for the processors' cartel to,

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Cyril Sarrazin, Accountability of the conduct - Fines: The General Court draws conclusions out of the belonging to a group of companies for the calculation of the fine (World Wide Tobacco España), 8 March 2011, Concurrences N° 2-2011, Art. N° 35953, pp. 97-98

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