ALERTS: CARTELS - EUROPEAN UNION - SANCTIONS - DAWN RAIDS - JURISDICTION - CARTEL

Dawn raids: Advocate General Kokott calls on the Court of Justice to uphold the judgment of the General Court in the electric cable cartel case authorising the use on the Commission’s premises of evidence seized within the visited company without first ascertaining whether that evidence is relevant to the object and purpose of the inspection in question (Nexans)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On March 12, 2020, Advocate General Juliane Kokott delivered her Opinion in Case C-606/18 (Nexans France and Nexans v. European Commission).on one of the aspects of the procedure relating to the electricity cable cartel, which led the Commission to take a decision on 2 April 2014The European Commission has imposed 302 million euros in fines on the main European, Japanese and South Korean producers of underground and submarine high-voltage and extra-high-voltage power cables, including Nexans France SAS and Nexans SA, the appellants in the present appeal, for having participated in a cartel of almost worldwide scope. Most of the producers

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Alain Ronzano, Dawn raids: Advocate General Kokott calls on the Court of Justice to uphold the judgment of the General Court in the electric cable cartel case authorising the use on the Commission’s premises of evidence seized within the visited company without first ascertaining whether that evidence is relevant to the object and purpose of the inspection in question (Nexans), 12 March 2020, Concurrences N° 2-2020, Art. N° 93706, www.concurrences.com

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