Exchange of information: The General Court of the European Union rejects the action brought by the truck manufacturer which, having refused to settle, had been heavily sanctioned by the European Commission and takes the opportunity to recall its consistent case law on single infringement and exchanges of information with an anticompetitive object (Scania)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Everyone will recall the highly publicized conviction of truck manufacturers in a cartel that is currently giving rise to significant remedial actions. Thanks to the combined use of leniency and settlement mechanisms by four of the five cartelists, the cumulative amount of the fines imposed on them on July 19, 2016 (AT 39,824) had been "limited" to 3.5 billion euros. The fifth manufacturer, Scania, had refused to acknowledge the objections and to participate in the settlement procedure. As a result, it had been fined €880 million by the European Commission (decision of September 27, 2017, AT 39.824). The General Court of the European Union has just ruled on

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Anne-Sophie Choné-Grimaldi, Exchange of information: The General Court of the European Union rejects the action brought by the truck manufacturer which, having refused to settle, had been heavily sanctioned by the European Commission and takes the opportunity to recall its consistent case law on single infringement and exchanges of information with an anticompetitive object (Scania), 2 February 2022, Concurrences N° 2-2022, Art. N° 106424, pp. 90-91

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