CASE COMMENTS: ANTICOMPETITIVE PRACTICES – ARTICLE 101 TFEU – MARKET FOR METHACRYLATES – FINES – BASIC AMOUNT – REQUEST FOR WITHDRAWAL OF THE IMMUNITY GRANTED

Fines – Basic amount: The General Court upholds the contested decision and describes the successive steps of the calculation of fines (Lucite)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. GCEU, 15 September 2011, Lucite International and Lucite International UK v. Commission, Case T-216/06, "Methacrylates". In a judgment delivered on 15 September 2011, the Court of First Instance confirmed in its entirety Commission Decision C(2006) 2098 final of 31 May 2006 (Case COMP/F/38.645 - Methacrylates) and in particular the fine imposed on Lucite International Ltd and Lucite International UK Ltd. The action brought by the applicants related exclusively to Article 2 of the operative part of the contested decision concerning the amount of the fine of EUR 25 025 million imposed on them by the Commission on the basis of the Guidelines on the method

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Cyril Sarrazin, Fines – Basic amount: The General Court upholds the contested decision and describes the successive steps of the calculation of fines (Lucite), 15 September 2011, Concurrences N° 4-2011, Art. N° 39932, pp. 93-94

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