CASE COMMENT : ANTICOMPETITIVE PRACTICES - ARTICLES 81 - METHOD OF SETTING FINES - ARTICLE 15(2) OF REGULATION N° 17 - PRINCIPLE OF PROPER LEGAL BASIS OF PENALTIES

Fine setting: The ECJ confirms the CFI judgment in the methionine cartel case (Evonik Degussa)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. ECJ, 22 May 2008, Evonik Degussa GmbH v Commission, Case C-266/06 P Appeal against the judgmentof the Court of First Instance of 5 April 2006 in Case T 279/02 Degussa v Commission, see in particular note by Mr Debroux, ConcurrencesNo 3-2006, p. 85.), the Court of Justice confirmed the solution adopted by the Court of First Instance and, consequently, the validity of the method of calculating fines adopted by the Commission on the basis of Council Regulation No 17 of 6 February 1962, First Regulation implementing Articles 81 and 82 EC (OJ 1962, 13, p. 204). In support of its appeal, the appellant puts forward four pleas in law, alleging, first,

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Cyril Sarrazin, Fine setting: The ECJ confirms the CFI judgment in the methionine cartel case (Evonik Degussa), 22 May 2008, Concurrences N° 3-2008, Art. N° 20000, pp. 85-86

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