CASE COMMENT: PROCEDURE – POWER OF REVIEW – PRINCIPLE GOVERNING THE TAKING OF EVIDENCE – RIGHT TO BE HEARD – DUTY TO STATE REASONS – PROPORTIONALITY OF THE FINE

Power of review: The Court of Justice outlines the scope of its power of review regarding the application of several procedural principles by the General Court (Viega)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. CJEU, 14 March 2013, Viega v Commission, Case C 276/11 P In 2006, the German company Viega was one of some 30 companies fined by the Commission for its participation in the "copper fittings" cartel and was fined more than EUR 54 million (20 September 2006, Dec. C(2006) 4180, Case Comp/F/38.121). At first instance, the Court of First Instance dismissed Viega's action, in particular its pleas in law seeking a reduction in the amount of the fine (Trib. UE, 24 March 2011, Viega v Commission, T-375/06). The latter then appealed to the Court, invoking three grounds of cassation. First, by its first two pleas in law, which the Court of Justice chooses to

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Alexandre Lacresse, Power of review: The Court of Justice outlines the scope of its power of review regarding the application of several procedural principles by the General Court (Viega), May 2013, Concurrences N° 2-2013, Art. N° 52039, p. 144

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