*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The Court rules on the criteria set out by the Commission in its 2006 Notice (OJ 2006 C 298, p. 17) for rewarding a cartelist for cooperation with the investigation, through partial immunity and a reduction in the fine. In order to destabilise cartels, the Commission encourages confessions by reserving a range of indulgences for the first four penitents, in the form of a reduction of the fine varying from 100% to 20%, depending on their order of arrival in the confessional. The cartel that gave rise to the Recyclex case involved four undertakings, all of which, to varying degrees, cooperated in the
CASE COMMENTS: PROCEDURES - CARTELS - CLEMENCY - PARTIAL IMMUNITY AND REDUCTION OF FINES
Leniency: The Court of Justice of the European Union confirms the criteria for granting partial immunity and for determining the ranking of applicants for reduction of fines (Recyclex)
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