CASE COMMENTS: CARTELS – EUROPEAN UNION – FINES – BASIC AMOUNT

Basic amount of the fine: The European Court of Justice confirms that, when calculating the basic amount of the fine, the European Commission shall take into account the value of sales negotiated outside the EEA of goods delivered within the EEA (Samsung)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. In dismissing Samsung's appeal, the Court of Justice confirms the penalty imposed on that undertaking for participating in the cartel of cathode-ray tubes for television sets and computer monitors, which has been split into two single and continuous infringements, one relating to CPT (computer monitor tubes) and the other to CPT (television tubes). There are two issues that will require our attention. The inclusion of the sale of goods traded outside the EEA and delivered within the EEA in the basic amount of the fine The appeal alleged that the Court of First Instance took account of the sale of goods traded outside the EEA but delivered within the EEA

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Anne-Sophie Choné-Grimaldi, Basic amount of the fine: The European Court of Justice confirms that, when calculating the basic amount of the fine, the European Commission shall take into account the value of sales negotiated outside the EEA of goods delivered within the EEA (Samsung), 9 March 2017, Concurrences N° 2-2017, Art. N° 83843, pp. 88-89

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