CASE COMMENTS : ANTICOMPETITIVE PRACTICES - FINE - COOPERATION - MARKET SHARING

Mitigation of the fine: The CFI confirms the European Commissions’s decision sanctioning market sharing between SAS and Maerks (Scandinavian Airlines System)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. CFI, 18 July 2005, Scandinavian Airlines System v Commission, Case T-241/01 The role of the in-house lawyer can be difficult and thankless. Without the support of sales teams and management, any attempt to impose a competition compliance policy is likely to be in vain. The SAS/Maersk Air case provides an example of salespeople who are not very concerned about the legal policies of their companies. Dissatisfied with the scope of the co-operation agreements formally notified to the European Commission on 8 March 1999, some of the commercial managers of the companies involved agreed to share out flights from Denmark. SAS undertook not to operate the routes

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  • General Court of the European Union (Luxembourg)

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Marc van der Woude, Mitigation of the fine: The CFI confirms the European Commissions’s decision sanctioning market sharing between SAS and Maerks (Scandinavian Airlines System), 18 July 2005, Concurrences N° 4-2005, Art. N° 664, pp. 65-66.

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