ALERTS : ANTICOMPETITIVE PRACTICES - ASSOCIATION OF UNDERTAKINGS - CALCULATION OF THE FINE - TURNOVER - OPINION

Calculation of the fine: The EU Advocate General Mazák suggests to take into account the turnover of members of an association of undertakings in case of competition infringement (Coop de France Bétail et Viande)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Advocate General Mazák delivered his Opinion today, 17 April 2008. in Cases C-101/07 and C-110/07 (Coop de France Bétail et Viande et a. v Commission) In essence, those findings concern the question the calculation of penalties for infringements of competition law by an business association. The whole question is to what extent the turnover of the members of the business association may be taken into account for the calculation of the 10 % turnover limit, and and therefore for the calculation of the penalty itself. It goes without saying that, according to that only the amount of the contributions paid by its members to the association or depending on

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Alain Ronzano, Calculation of the fine: The EU Advocate General Mazák suggests to take into account the turnover of members of an association of undertakings in case of competition infringement (Coop de France Bétail et Viande), 16 October 2008, Concurrences N° 3-2008, Art. N° 61522, www.concurrences.com

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