CASE COMMENTS : PROCEDURES – TEMPORAL APPLICATION OF THE LAW – ECSC TREATY – REGULATION N° 1/2003 – LIMITATION PERIOD

Temporal application of the law: The Court of Justice confirms the application of article 65(1) of the ECSC Treaty jointly with procedural provisions of Regulation n° 1/2003 and specifies the application of limitation period provisions (Luxembourg, ThyssenKrupp Nirosta)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. CJEU, 29 March 2011, ArcelorMittal Luxembourg v Commission and Commission v ArcelorMittal Luxembourg, cases C-201/09 P and C-216/09 P. CJEU, 29 March 2011, ThyssenKrupp Nirosta (formerly ThyssenKrupp Stainless) v Commission, case C-352/09 P (See also, supra, "Agreements" column, obs. N. Jalabert-Doury) These judgments of the Court are the epilogue of cases so old that they take us back to the time when three European Communities coexisted and Article 65 of the ECSC Treaty prohibited anti-competitive agreements in the coal and steel sector. In these two cases, the Court confirms the Commission's competence to penalise a practice prohibited by the

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Alexandre Lacresse, Temporal application of the law: The Court of Justice confirms the application of article 65(1) of the ECSC Treaty jointly with procedural provisions of Regulation n° 1/2003 and specifies the application of limitation period provisions (Luxembourg, ThyssenKrupp Nirosta), 29 March 2011, Concurrences N° 2-2011, Art. N° 36208, pp. 182-184

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