CASE COMMENTS : ANTICOMPETITIVE PRACTICES – ARTICLE 101 TFEU – SPANISH MARKET FOR THE PURCHASE AND FIRST PROCESSING OF RAW TOBACCO – FINES – DETERRENT EFFECT

Fines – Deterrent effect: The General Court upholds the calculation of the fine regarding the 10 % of the annual turnover limit (Cetarsa)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Trib. EU, 3 February 2011, Cetarsa v. Commission, Case T-33/05, "Raw Tobacco - Spain". In a judgment of 3 February 2011, the Court of First Instance confirmed to a very large extent Commission Decision C(2004) 4030 final of 20 October 2004 on the cartel on the Spanish market for the purchase and first processing of raw tobacco, in so far as it concerns Certersa ('the appellant'). As a reminder, the contested decision concerned two horizontal agreements concluded and implemented on the Spanish raw tobacco market, namely an agreement between processors and

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Cyril Sarrazin, Fines – Deterrent effect: The General Court upholds the calculation of the fine regarding the 10 % of the annual turnover limit (Cetarsa), 3 February 2011, Concurrences N° 2-2011, Art. N° 35951, pp. 96-97

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