ALERT: ANTI-COMPETITIVE PRACTICE - MARKET SHARING - PRICE FIXING - OBLIGATION TO STATE REASONS - FINE - CALCULATION - PRESUMPTION OF INNOCENCE

Market sharing and price fixing agreements: The Court of Justice of the European Union dismisses the appeals of several participants in the paraffin wax cartel (Hansen&Rosenthal/Tudapetrol)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 16 February 2017, the Court of Justice of the European Union delivered three judgements concerning the candle wax cartel. These judgements concern respectively the Hansen & Rosenthal Group in Case C-90/15, the Tudapetrol Group in Case C-94/15 and again the Hansen & Rosenthal Group in Case C-95/15. It will be recalled that in a decision of 1 October 2008, following Shell's denunciation of the cartel, the Commission imposed fines totalling EUR 676 million on 9 groups - ENI, ExxonMobil, Hansen & Rosenthal, Tudapetrol, MOL, Repsol, Sasol, RWE and Total - for participating in a cartel on the paraffin waxes market in the European Economic Area

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Alain Ronzano, Market sharing and price fixing agreements: The Court of Justice of the European Union dismisses the appeals of several participants in the paraffin wax cartel (Hansen&Rosenthal/Tudapetrol), 16 February 2017, Concurrences N° 2-2017, Art. N° 84078, www.concurrences.com

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