*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Article 9(1) of Regulation 1/2003 (Cons. EC, Reg. 1/2003 of 16 Dec. 2002 on the implementation of the rules on competition laid down in Articles 81 and 82 of the Treaty) allows the European Commission to close proceedings without finding an infringement or imposing a penalty where an undertaking offers commitments that meet its competition concerns. The Alrosa judgment, delivered for the first time in antitrust cases following an accelerated procedure (Alrosa judgment, paragraph 30), provides important clarifications on this procedure, subject to the appeal which the Commission has announced that it intends to bring against it. The details of the facts of
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Commitments: The CFI checks that commitments are proportionate to the concerns expressed in the preliminary evaluation (Alrosa)
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