ALERTS: PROCEDURES - EUROPEAN UNION – DAWN RAIDS - CARTEL - ELECTRICITY - SANCTIONS - INSPECTION

Inspection: The Court of Justice of the European Union gives the Commission the autonomy to make mass copies of digital documents and to continue the inspection of these documents on its premises, subject to respect for the interests and rights of the undertaking visited (Nexans)

On July 16, 2020, the European Court of Justice delivered its judgment in case C-606/18 (Nexans France and Nexans v. 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 Court of Justice (ECJ) has imposed 302 million euros in fines on the main European, Japanese and South Korean producers of high-voltage and extra-high voltage underground and submarine power cables, including Nexans France SAS and Nexans SA, the appellants in the present appeal, for participating in a cartel of almost worldwide scope. The Court dismisses in its entirety the appeal brought against the judgmentof the Court of First Instance of 12 July 2018.in Case T 449/14 (Nexans France and Nexans v. European

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Alain Ronzano, Inspection: The Court of Justice of the European Union gives the Commission the autonomy to make mass copies of digital documents and to continue the inspection of these documents on its premises, subject to respect for the interests and rights of the undertaking visited (Nexans), 16 July 2020, Concurrences N° 3-2020, Art. N° 95849, www.concurrences.com

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