CASE COMMENTS: PROCEDURES – STATEMENT OF REASONS – CLARIFICATION OF THE APPLICATION

Request of information: The Court of Justice of the European Union annuls a request for information whose purpose is not sufficiently clear and precise (HeidelbergCement)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The Commission may, by means of a decision, request information from undertakings, sometimes in very large quantities (Reg. 1/2003, Art. 18, para. 3). Like any decision, that decision is subject to the obligation to state reasons, and that is what the Court of Justice has reminded the Court of First Instance and, consequently, the Commission in the present appeal. The applicant had been the subject of several investigative measures prior to the request for information in question. The Commission had carried out an inspection on its premises, made several requests for information and informed it of the opening of

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Alexandre Lacresse, Request of information: The Court of Justice of the European Union annuls a request for information whose purpose is not sufficiently clear and precise (HeidelbergCement), 10 March 2016, Concurrences N° 2-2016, Art. N° 79520, pp. 173-174

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