Fine: The Court of Appeal of Paris rectifies the decision of the French Competition Authority on the level of fines in a cartel case (Affaire de la signalisation routière verticale)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Yesterday, March 29, 2012, the Paris Court of Appeals ruled on the appeals 55 million introduced by 8 of the 10 companies penalised, amounting to of euros, by the Competition Authority under Decision No 10-D-39 issued on December 22, 2010, for the implementation of three practices - essentially a cartel described as highly sophisticated, as well as two abuses of dominant position - in the vertical road signs sector (metal permanent vertical road signs and temporary). The present judgment, which dismisses the appeals except as regards the the amount of sanctions, resulting in an overall decrease in sanctions of almost EUR 15 million in favour of five of the

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