ALERTS: PROCEDURES - EUROPEAN UNION - PRINCIPLE OF EQUAL TREATMENT - ABUSE OF POWER - FINES - CARTEL - PRICE-FIXING - ANNULMENT

Principle of equal treatment: Advocate General Pitruzzella calls on the Court of Justice of the European Union to uphold the European Commission’s appeal and accordingly to annul the judgment of the General Court of the European Union finding that the principle of equal treatment was infringed and that there was an abuse of power in relation to a decision re-adopted after a first annulment (GEA)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 4 June 2020, Advocate General Giovanni Pitruzzella delivered his Opinion on the appeal. in Case C-823/18 concerning the appeal brought by the European Commission against thejudgment delivered on 18 October 2018 by the Court of First Instance of the European Union in Case T-640/16 (GEA Group v Commission) in which it sought annulment of the decision of the European Commission adopted on 29 June 2016. On 29 June 2016, the European Commission had re-adopted an amending decision, dated 11 November 2009, concerning the heat stabilizer cartel, following the annulment by the Court of First Instance of the European Union. In 2009, the Commission had inflicted

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Alain Ronzano, Principle of equal treatment: Advocate General Pitruzzella calls on the Court of Justice of the European Union to uphold the European Commission’s appeal and accordingly to annul the judgment of the General Court of the European Union finding that the principle of equal treatment was infringed and that there was an abuse of power in relation to a decision re-adopted after a first annulment (GEA), 4 June 2020, Concurrences N° 3-2020, Art. N° 95336, www.concurrences.com

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