CASE COMMENT : ANTICOMPETITIVE AGREEMENT - UNREASONABLE LENGH OF THE PROCEEDINGS - RIGHTS OF DEFENCE - ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEEDINGS

Reasonable period : The Court of Justice annuls the decisions of the CFI in the case of the wholesale market of electrical engineering in the Netherlands on the excessive length of the proceedings (FEG)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The Court of Justice of the European Communities has therefore set aside, following the Opinion of Advocate General Juliane Kokott, delivered on 8 December 2005, the judgments of the Court of First Instance of 16 December 2003, which confirmed in all respects the Commission's decision of 26 October 1999 by which the Commission imposed cartel fines on the FEG (Nederlandse Federatie Vereniging de Groothandel op Elektrotechnisch Gebied) and one of its members, Technische Unie BV. In both cases, annulment is ordered on the same grounds, the Court finding that the Court of First Instance manifestly erred in its assessment of the excessive duration

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Alain Ronzano, Reasonable period : The Court of Justice annuls the decisions of the CFI in the case of the wholesale market of electrical engineering in the Netherlands on the excessive length of the proceedings (FEG), 21 September 2006, Concurrences N° 4-2006, Art. N° 56117, www.concurrences.com

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