CASE COMMENTS : ANTICOMPETITIVE AGREEMENT – FINE – DISCRETION ENJOYED BY THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION – MULTIPLIER FOR DETTERENCE – EQUAL TREATMENT

Fine: The Court of Justice rejects the appeal and clarifies the conditions under which the European Commission renounces to impose a fine (The Dow Chemical Company a.o)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Appeal against the judgment of the General Court of 13 July 2011 inCase T-42/07 Dow Chemical and Others v Commission (see this column).), the Court of Justice of the European Union dismisses the four pleas in law raised in its support and, therefore, the appeal in its entirety. For the purposes of this column, only the first and fourth pleas in law will be considered. With regard to the first plea, the appellants submit, in essence, that the Court of First Instance erred in law by holding that the Commission was not required to exercise its discretion adequately and by failing to exercise its full judicial review power over the manner in

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Cyril Sarrazin, Fine: The Court of Justice rejects the appeal and clarifies the conditions under which the European Commission renounces to impose a fine (The Dow Chemical Company a.o), 18 July 2013, Concurrences N° 4-2013, Art. N° 59091, p. 77

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