CASE COMMENTS: ANTICOMPETITIVE AGREEMENTS - SINGLE AND CONTINUOUS INFRINGEMENT – PROOF OF PARTICIPATION

Continuous infringement : The General Court of the European Union sanctions the participation of an undertaking in a single and continuous infringement, notably based on evidence obtained during the transaction procedure that has yet aborted for this company, and confirms the fine of nearly € 60 million (Timab Industries, CFPR)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. By its decision of 20 July 2010 ((2010) 5001 final), the European Commission found that the main European producers of phosphates for animal feed (PAA) had agreed to share a large part of the European PAA market by allocating sales quotas by region and by customer. In addition, they had coordinated prices and, where necessary, sales conditions. The original written agreement between the five main RTA producers, signed on 19 March 1969, was intended at the time to resolve a situation of overcapacity on the European market. The arrangement also provided for an annual review of sales quotas. A monitoring mechanism was subsequently set up to monitor

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Martine Behar-Touchais, Continuous infringement : The General Court of the European Union sanctions the participation of an undertaking in a single and continuous infringement, notably based on evidence obtained during the transaction procedure that has yet aborted for this company, and confirms the fine of nearly € 60 million (Timab Industries, CFPR), 20 May 2015, Concurrences N° 3-2015, Art. N° 74873, pp. 62-64

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