CASE COMMENTS : ANTICOMPETITIVE PRACTICES - AGREEMENT - MARKET FOR MONOCHLOROACETIC ACID - ATTRIBUTABILITY OF THE INFRINGEMENT - PRESUMPTION OF EXERCISE OF A DECISIVE INFLUENCE OVER THE CONDUCT OF A SUBSIDIARY

Presumption of decivise influence : The CFI confirms the European Commission’s decision and applies the case-law on the presumption that the parent company holding 100% or almost 100% of the capital of a subsidiary exercises decisive influence over the conduct of its subsidiary (Hoechst ; Arkema ; Elf Aquitaine ; Akzo Nobel e.a.)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. CFI, 30 September 2009, Hoechst GmbH v. Commission, caseT-161/05 CFI, 30 September 2009, Arkema SA v. Commission, case T-168/05 CFI, 30 September 2009, Elf Aquitaine SA v. Commission, case T-174/05 CFI, 30 September 2009, Akzo Nobel NV a.o. v. Commission, case T-175/05 Four actions for annulment brought against Commission Decision C(2004) 4876 final of 19 January 2005 relating to a proceeding under Article 81 EC and Article 53 of the EEA Agreement (Case COMP/E-1/37).773, MCAA) (hereinafter 'the contested decision'), the Court of First Instance of the European Communities dismisses all those actions except that brought by Hoechst GmbH, which it

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Cyril Sarrazin, Presumption of decivise influence : The CFI confirms the European Commission’s decision and applies the case-law on the presumption that the parent company holding 100% or almost 100% of the capital of a subsidiary exercises decisive influence over the conduct of its subsidiary (Hoechst ; Arkema ; Elf Aquitaine ; Akzo Nobel e.a.), 30 September 2009, Concurrences N° 4-2009, Art. N° 29238, pp. 95-96

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