CASE COMMENT : ANTICOMPETITIVE AGREEMENT - SINGLE AND CONTINUOUS INFRINGEMENT – EXCHANGE OF INFORMATION – FINES – LENIENCY

Single and continuous infringement: The General Court reduces the fines of several companies in the bathroom fittings case (Bathroom fittings and fixtures)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. By a decision of 23 June 2010, the Commission had imposed fines of more than €622 million on 17 bathroom equipment companies for coordinating between 1992 and 2004 the selling price of bathroom fixtures in France, Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Italy and Belgium, during meetings of national trade associations and bilateral contacts. More specifically, the companies in question had exchanged sensitive commercial information and had agreed, inter alia, on price increases, minimum prices and discounts to be applied. The thirteen judgments handed down by the Court of First Instance of the European Union on 16 September 2013 broadly confirm the European

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Nathalie Jalabert-Doury, Single and continuous infringement: The General Court reduces the fines of several companies in the bathroom fittings case (Bathroom fittings and fixtures), 16 September 2013, Concurrences N° 4-2013, Art. N° 59099, p. 80

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