ALERTS: CARTELS – PROPORTIONALITY TEST - FINES – ANNULMENT

Proportionality test: The Court of Justice of the European Union annuls a judgment in the smart card chips cartel case and sends it back to the General Court to reexamine the proportionality of the fine (Infineon Technologies)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 26 September 2018, the Court of Justice of the European Union, following the recommendations of the Court of Justice of the European Communities, will, in this connectionformulated by Advocate General Wathelet, has reminded the Court of First Instance, in a judgment in Case C-99/17 (Infineon Technologies v Commission)The Court of Justice of the European Communities shall have an obligation of effective judicial review within its unlimited jurisdiction. This case concerns the card chip cartel, where the Commission imposed fines totalling around €138 million on four companies (Infineon Technologies, Philips, Samsung and Renesas) for coordinating

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Alain Ronzano, Proportionality test: The Court of Justice of the European Union annuls a judgment in the smart card chips cartel case and sends it back to the General Court to reexamine the proportionality of the fine (Infineon Technologies), 26 September 2018, Concurrences N° 4-2018, Art. N° 88393, www.concurrences.com

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