CASE COMMENTS: ANTICOMPETITIVE PRACTICES – EUROPEAN UNION – FINES – EQUAL TREATMENT – RIGHTS OF DEFENCE

Rights of defence: The Court of Justice of the European Union dismisses the appeal brought against the judgement of the General Court of the European Union in the Gas insulated switchgear case by ruling, in particular, that the latter properly applied the principle of equal treatment regarding the determination of the fine (Toshiba)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. By its judgment of 6 July 2017, the Court of Justice dismisses the appeal brought by Toshiba against the judgment of the Court of First Instance of 19 January 2016 and, at the same time, puts an end to the Toshiba saga before the judges of the European Union (on the judgment of the Court of First Instance, see P. Cardonnel, 'The Court of First Instance of the European Union validates the reduction of the fine for the benefit of the Japanese undertakings in the gas-insulated switchgear cartel', P. Cardonnel, 'Le Tribunal de l'Union européenne valide la réduction de l'amende au bénéfice des entreprises japonaises dans le cartel des apparelments de

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Etienne Thomas, Rights of defence: The Court of Justice of the European Union dismisses the appeal brought against the judgement of the General Court of the European Union in the Gas insulated switchgear case by ruling, in particular, that the latter properly applied the principle of equal treatment regarding the determination of the fine (Toshiba), 6 July 2017, Concurrences N° 4-2017, Art. N° 85120, pp. 82-83

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