CASE COMMENTS: CARTELS – EUROPEAN UNION – INTERNATIONAL AIR FREIGHT FORWARDING SERVICES – DISTINCT INFRINGEMENTS – RELEVANT MARKET

Relevant market: The Court of Justice of the European Union dismisses the appeals brought by certain members of the cartel of international air freight forwarding services, and draws a distinction between the scope of the practices at stake and the delineation of the relevant markets affected by such practices (Kühne + Nagel International ; Schenker ; Deutsche Bahn ; Panalpina World Transport)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. By 2012, the Commission had sanctioned 14 international groups for participating in four separate agreements relating to the pricing of international air transit services. After the traditional actions for annulment and full jurisdiction brought before the Court of First Instance, the case was brought before the Court of Justice, which has just ruled on the appeals brought by several of the convicted companies. These appeals have all been dismissed and the convictions have therefore been confirmed. Four separate cartels; no single infringement It should be recalled that the agreements sanctioned concerned the pricing of specific services making up the

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Anne-Sophie Choné-Grimaldi, Relevant market: The Court of Justice of the European Union dismisses the appeals brought by certain members of the cartel of international air freight forwarding services, and draws a distinction between the scope of the practices at stake and the delineation of the relevant markets affected by such practices (Kühne + Nagel International ; Schenker ; Deutsche Bahn ; Panalpina World Transport), 1 February 2018, Concurrences N° 2-2018, Art. N° 86877, pp. 65 - 66

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