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Fines: Advocate General Hogan suggests that the Court of Justice of the European Union should set aside a judgment of the General Court relating to a cartel in the steel shot sector on the ground that it infringed the principle of equal treatment in the calculation of the fine (Pometon)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 8 October 2020, Advocate General Gerard Hogan presented his conclusions. in Case C-440/19 (Pometon SpA v European Commission). It will be recalled that in this case, the Court of First Instance of the European Union had, by means of a judgment delivered on 28 March 2019 in Case T-433/16 (Pometon SpA v Commission of the European Communities): Annul Article 2 of the decision of 25 May 2016 setting the fine imposed on Pometon SpA at € 6 197 000 for its participation in a single and continuous infringement concerning prices in the metal abrasive shot sector, consisting of the coordination of its pricing behaviour and covering the whole EEA. Initially, the

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Alain Ronzano, Fines: Advocate General Hogan suggests that the Court of Justice of the European Union should set aside a judgment of the General Court relating to a cartel in the steel shot sector on the ground that it infringed the principle of equal treatment in the calculation of the fine (Pometon), 8 October 2020, Concurrences N° 4-2020, Art. N° 97135, www.concurrences.com

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