ALERTS: CARTELS - EUROPEAN UNION - NETHERLANDS - AIR TRANSPORT - CARTEL - COMPENSATION - FINES

Compensation: Advocate General Bobek considers that victims of the air cargo cartel may rely on the infringement of these provisions before a national court to obtain compensation, even for the period during which Articles 104 and 105 TEU were still applicable (Stichting Cartel Compensation)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 6 May 2021, Advocate General Michal Bobek delivered his Opinion in Case C-819/19 (Stichting Cartel Compensation and Others)following a reference for a preliminary ruling from the Amsterdam Court of First Instance. The present case follows on from the Commission's decision of 17 March 2017 in which the Commission readopted a previous decision annulled by the General Court of the European Union due to a procedural defect, and in so doing sanctioned the air cargo cartel by imposing fines on eleven carriers for a total amount of EUR 776 465 000. The applicants, two companies set up specifically to recover the claims which they have acquired by way of

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Alain Ronzano, Compensation: Advocate General Bobek considers that victims of the air cargo cartel may rely on the infringement of these provisions before a national court to obtain compensation, even for the period during which Articles 104 and 105 TEU were still applicable (Stichting Cartel Compensation), 6 May 2021, Concurrences N° 3-2021, Art. N° 100728, www.concurrences.com

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