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Documents published in the Official Journal in relation to cartels policy and cases can be found on the Antitrust Official Journal pages.

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11/12/2012
C 380E 2012/C 380 E/23 Request for the waiver of the parliamentary immunity of Ágnes Hankiss
European Parliament decision of 7 June 2011 on the request for waiver of the immunity of Ágnes Hankiss (2010/2213(IMM))
11/08/2012
C 243 2012/C 243/22 Case T-448/07: Judgment of the General Court of 27 June 2012 — YKK and Others v Commission (Competition — Agreements, decisions and concerted practices — Markets for zip fasteners and ‘other fasteners’, and for attaching machines — Decision finding an infringement of Article 81 EC — Coordinated price increases, fixing of minimum prices, customer-sharing, market-sharing and exchange of other commercial information — Single and continuous infringement — Evidence — Nature and implementation of the infringement — Real impact — Leniency Notice — Fines — Upper limit — Dissuasive effect of the fine — Equal treatment — Proportionality)
10/09/2011
C 269 2011/C 269/93 Case T-45/07: Judgment of the General Court of 13 July 2011 — Unipetrol v Commission (Competition — Agreements, decisions and concerted practices — Market in butadiene rubber and emulsion styrene butadiene rubber — Decision finding an infringement of Article 81 EC — Participation in the cartel — Imputability of the offending conduct — Fines)
C 269 2011/C 269/92 Case T-44/07: Judgment of the General Court of 13 July 2011 — Kaučuk v Commission (Competition — Agreements, decisions and concerted practices — Market in butadiene rubber and emulsion styrene butadiene rubber — Decision finding an infringement of Article 81 EC — Participation in the cartel — Imputability of the offending conduct — Fines — Gravity and duration of the infringement — Attenuating circumstances)
C 269 2011/C 269/87 Case T-189/06: Judgment of the General Court of 14 July 2011 — Arkema France v Commission (Competition — Agreements, decisions and concerted practices — Hydrogen peroxide and sodium perborate — Decision finding an infringement of Article 81 EC — Imputability of the infringement — Obligation to state the reasons on which the decision is based — Equal treatment — Principle of sound administration — Fines — Leniency Notice)
30/09/2010
C 265E 2010/C 265 E/08 Request for waiver of the immunity of Mr Marek Siwiec
European Parliament decision of 20 October 2009 on the request for waiver of the immunity of Marek Siwiec (2009/2067(IMM))
15/07/2010
C 191A 2010/C 191 A/01 Directorate-General for Competition (COMP) — Publication of the post of Chief Competition Economist (grade AD 14) — Engagement of a Temporary Agent under Article 2(a) of the Conditions of Employment of Other Servants — COM/2010/10275
21/11/2009
C 282 2009/C 282/03 Joined Cases C-125/07 P, C-133/07 P, C-135/07 P and C-137/07 P: Judgment of the Court (Second Chamber) of 24 September 2009 — Erste Group Bank AG, formerly Erste Bank der österreichischen Sparkassen AG (C-125/07 P), Raiffeisen Zentralbank Österreich AG (C-133/07 P), Bank Austria Creditanstalt AG (C-135/07 P), Österreichische Volksbanken AG (C-137/07 P) v Commission of the European Communities (Appeal — Agreements, decisions and concerted practices — Fixing by Austrian banks of credit and debit interest rates — ‘Lombard Club’ — Effect on trade between Member States — Calculation of fines — Takeover of undertakings — Concrete impact on the market — Implementation of the cartel)
24/10/2009
C 256 2009/C 256/08 Case C-534/07 P: Judgment of the Court (First Chamber) of 3 September 2009 — William Prym GmbH & Co. KG, Prym Consumer GmbH & Co. KG v Commission of the European Communities (Appeal — Competition — Agreements, decisions and concerted practices — European haberdashery market (needles) — Market sharing agreements — Infringement of the rights of the defence — Obligation to state the reasons on which the decision is based — Fine — Guidelines — Gravity of the infringement — Actual impact on the market — Implementation of the cartel)
12/08/2009
C 189 2009/C 189/06 Summary of Commission Decision of 15 October 2008 relating to a proceeding under Article 81 of the EC Treaty (Case COMP/39.188 — Bananas) (Notified under document C(2008) 5955 final)
C 189 2009/C 189/05 Opinion of the Advisory Committee on restrictive practices and dominant positions given at its meeting of 10 October 2008 concerning a preliminary draft decision in Case COMP/39.188 (2) — Bananas
C 189 2009/C 189/04 Final report of the Hearing Officer in Case COMP/39.188 — Bananas (Pursuant to Articles 15 and 16 of Commission Decision 2001/462/EC, ECSC of 23 May 2001 on the terms of reference of Hearing Officers in certain competition proceedings —  OJ L 162, 19.6.2001, p. 21
C 189 2009/C 189/03 Opinion of the Advisory Committee on restrictive practices and dominant positions given at its meeting of 25 September 2008 concerning a preliminary draft decision in Case COMP/39.188 (1) — Bananas
11/08/2009
C 188 2009/C 188/07 Summary of Commission Decision of 11 March 2008 relating to a proceeding under Article 81 of the EC Treaty and Article 53 of the EEA Agreement (Case COMP/38.543 — International removal services) (1)
C 188 2009/C 188/06 Final report of the Hearing Officer in case COMP/38.543 — International removal services (Pursuant to Articles 15 and 16 of Commission Decision 2001/462/EC, ECSC of 23 May 2001 on the terms of reference of Hearing Officers in certain competition proceedings —  OJ L 162, 19.6.2001, p. 21
C 188 2009/C 188/05 Opinion of the Advisory Committee on restrictive agreements and dominant positions given at its meeting of 7 March 2008 regarding a draft decision relating to Case COMP/38.543 — International removal services (2) — Rapporteur: Italy
13/03/2009
L 069 2009/L 069-0684 — Chapter 03 03: Cartels, anti-trust and liberalisation
21/02/2009
C 044 2009/C 44/72 Case T-85/06: Judgment of the Court of First Instance of 18 December 2008 — General Química v Commission (Competition — Agreements, decisions and concerted practices — Rubber chemicals sector — Decision finding an infringement of Article 81 EC — Exchange of confidential information and price fixing — Imputation to parent company — Joint and several liability — Fines — Leniency notice)
06/12/2008
C 313 2008/C 313/47 Case T-345/05: Judgment of the Court of First Instance of 15 October 2008 — Mote v Parliament (Privileges and immunities — Member of the European Parliament — Waiver of immunity)
C 313 2008/C 313/09 Joined Cases C-200/07 and C-201/07: Judgment of the Court (Grand Chamber) of 21 October 2008 (references for preliminary rulings from the Corte suprema di cassazione (Italy)) — Alfonso Luigi Marra v Eduardo De Gregorio (C-200/07), Antonio Clemente (C-201/07) (Reference for a preliminary ruling — European Parliament — Leaflet issued by a Member of the European Parliament containing insulting remarks — Claim for non-pecuniary damages — Immunity of Members of the European Parliament)
15/08/2008
C 209 2008/C 209/69 Case T-53/03: Judgment of the Court of First Instance (Third Chamber) of 8 July 2008 — BPB v Commission (Competition — Cartels — Plasterboard market — Decision finding an infringement of Article 81 EC — Single and continuous infringement — Repeated infringement — Fine — Guidelines on the method of setting fines — Leniency Notice)
C 209 2008/C 209/68 Case T-52/03: Judgment of the Court of First Instance of 8 July 2008 — Knauf Gips v Commission (Competition — Cartels — Plasterboard market — Decision finding an infringement of Article 81 EC — Access to the file — Single and continuous infringement — Liability — Fine — Guidelines on the method of setting fines — Cooperation during the administrative procedure)
C 209 2008/C 209/67 Case T-50/03: Judgment of the Court of First Instance of 8 July 2008 — Saint-Gobain Gyproc Belgium v Commission (Competition — Cartels — Plasterboard market — Decision finding an infringement of Article 81 EC — Fine — Gravity and duration of the infringement — Attenuating circumstances)
02/07/2008
C 167 2008/C 167/01 Commission Notice on the conduct of settlement procedures in view of the adoption of Decisions pursuant to Article 7 and Article 23 of Council Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 in cartel cases (1)
01/07/2008
L 171 2008/L 171-0003 Commission Regulation (EC) No 622/2008 of 30 June 2008 amending Regulation (EC) No 773/2004, as regards the conduct of settlement procedures in cartel cases (1)
14/03/2008
L 071 2008/L 071-0686 — Chapter 03 03: Cartels, anti-trust and liberalisation
09/02/2008
C 037 2008/C 37/33 Case T-345/05 R III: Order of the President of the Court of First Instance of 22 November 2007 — V v Parliament (Application for interim measures — Waiver of immunity of a Member of the European Parliament — Application for suspension of operation — No prima facie case)
26/01/2008
C 022 2008/C 22/76 Case T-112/05: Judgment of the Court of First Instance of 12 December 2007 — Akzo Nobel and Others v Commission (Competition — Cartels in the vitamin products sector — Choline chloride (Vitamin B4) — Decision finding an infringement of Article 81 EC and Article 53 of the Agreement on the European Economic Area — Attributability of the infringement)
C 022 2008/C 22/75 Joined Cases T-101/05 and T-111/05: Judgment of the Court of First Instance of 12 December 2007 — BASF and UCB v Commission (Competition — Agreements, decisions and concerted practices in the vitamin products sector — Choline chloride (vitamin B4) — Decision finding an infringement of Article 81 EC and Article 53 of the Agreement on the European Economic Area — Fines — Deterrence — Repeat infringement — Cooperation during the administrative procedure — Single and continuous infringement)
C 021 2008/C 21/08 Summary of Commission Decision of 14 September 2005 relating to a proceeding under Article 81 of the EC Treaty and Article 53 of the EEA Agreement (Case COMP/38.337 — PO/Thread) (notified under document number C(2005) 3452 and document number C(2005) 3765) (1)
C 021 2008/C 21/07 Final report of the Hearing Officer on the procedure in the Case COMP/38.337 — PO/Thread (Pursuant to Articles 15 and 16 of Commission Decision 2001/462/EC, ECSC of 23 May 2001 on the terms of reference of hearing officers in certain competition proceedings —  OJ L 162, 19.6.2001, p. 21
C 021 2008/C 21/06 Opinion of the Advisory Committee on restrictive practices and dominant positions given at its 394th meeting on 12 September 2005 concerning a draft decision in Case COMP/38.337 — PO/Thread
C 021 2008/C 21/05 View of the representative of the EFTA States concerning a preliminary draft decision relating to Case COMP/38.337 — PO/Thread
C 021 2008/C 21/04 Opinion of the Advisory Committee on restrictive practices and dominant positions given at its 393rd meeting on 5 September 2005 concerning a draft decision in Case COMP/38.337 — PO/Thread
10/01/2008
C 005 2008/C 5/07 Summary for publication of Commission Decision of 24 January 2007 relating to a proceeding under Article 81 of the Treaty establishing the European Community and Article 53 of the EEA Agreement (Case COMP/38.899 — Gas Insulated Switchgear) (Notified under document number C(2006) 6762 final) (1)
C 005 2008/C 5/06 Opinion of the Advisory Committee on restrictive practices and dominant positions given at its 422nd meeting on 19 January 2007 concerning a draft decision relating to Case COMP/38.899 — Gas Insulated Switchgear
C 005 2008/C 5/05 Final report of the Hearing Officer in Case COMP/38.899 — Gas Insulated Switchgear (GIS) (Pursuant to Articles 15 and 16 of Commission Decision 2001/462/EC, ECSC of 23 May 2001 on the terms of reference of Hearing Officers in certain competition proceedings —  OJ L 162, 19.6.2001, p. 21
C 005 2008/C 5/04 Opinion of the Advisory Committee on restrictive practices and dominant positions given at its 420th meeting on 8 December 2006 concerning a draft decision relating to Case COMP/38.899 — Gas Insulated Switchgear
27/10/2007
C 255 2007/C 255/20 Draft Commission Notice of […] on the conduct of settlement proceedings in view of the adoption of Decisions pursuant to Article 7 and Article 23 of Council Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 in cartel cases (1)
C 255 2007/C 255/19 Proposal for a Commission Regulation (EC) No …/… of […] amending Regulation (EC) No 773/2004, as regards the conduct of settlement procedures in cartel cases (1)
20/10/2007
C 247 2007/C 247/47 Case T-36/05: Judgment of the Court of First Instance of 12 September 2007 — Coats Holdings and Coats v Commission (Competition — Cartels — European haberdashery market (needles) — Product market sharing — Geographic market sharing — Assessment of evidence — Participation in meetings — Tripartite agreement — Fine — Gravity and duration of the infringement — Attenuating circumstances)
C 247 2007/C 247/46 Case T-30/05: Judgment of the Court of First Instance of 12 September 2007 — Prym and Prym Consumer v Commission (Competition — Cartels — European haberdashery market (needles) — Product market sharing — Geographic market sharing — Fine — Guidelines on the method of setting fines — Duty to state reasons — Gravity and duration of the infringement — Leniency notice)
08/09/2007
C 211 2007/C 211/64 Case T-345/05 R II: Order of the President of the Court of First Instance of 27 June 2007 — V v Parliament (Application for interim measures — Waiver of the immunity of a Member of the European Parliament — Application for suspension of operation — Urgency)
23/06/2007
C 140 2007/C 140/06 Case C-328/05 P: Judgment of the Court (Fourth Chamber) of 10 May 2007 — SGL Carbon AG v Commission of the European Communities (AppealsCompetitionAgreements, decisions and concerted practicesGuidelines on the method of setting finesLeniency NoticePrinciple non bis in idem)
14/04/2007
C 082 2007/C 82/11 Case C-3/06 P: Judgment of the Court (Second Chamber) of 8 February 2007 — Groupe Danone v Commission of the European Communities (Appeal — Competition — Agreements, decisions and concerted practices — Fines — Guidelines on the method of setting fines — Leniency notice)
16/03/2007
L 077 2007/L 077-0726 — Chapter 03 03: Cartels, anti-trust and liberalisation
30/12/2006
C 326 2006/C 326/118 Case T-120/04: Judgment of the Court of First Instance of 16 November 2006 — Peróxidos Orgánicos v Commission (Competition — Agreements, decisions and concerted practices — Organic peroxides — Fines — Article 81 EC — Regulation (EEC) No 2988/74 — Limitation period — Duration of the infringement — Apportionment of the burden of proof — Equal treatment)
13/12/2006
L 353 2006/L 353-0054 2006/903/CE:
Commission Decision of 3 May 2006 relating to a proceeding under Article 81 of the Treaty establishing the European Community and Article 53 of the EEA Agreement against Akzo Nobel NV, Akzo Nobel Chemicals Holding AB, EKA Chemicals AB, Degussa AG, Edison SpA, FMC Corporation, FMC Foret S.A., Kemira OYJ, L'Air Liquide SA, Chemoxal SA, Snia SpA, Caffaro Srl, Solvay SA/NV, Solvay Solexis SpA, Total SA, Elf Aquitaine SA and Arkema SA. (Case COMP/F/C.38.620 — Hydrogen Peroxide and perborate) (notified under document number C(2006) 1766) (1)
L 353 2006/L 353-0050 2006/902/EC:
Commission Decision of 21 December 2005 relating to a proceeding under Article 81 of the Treaty establishing the European Community and Article 53 of the EEA Agreement against Flexsys NV, Bayer AG, Crompton Manufacturing Company Inc. (former Uniroyal Chemical Company Inc.), Crompton Europe Ltd, Chemtura Corporation (former Crompton Corporation), General Química SA, Repsol Química SA and Repsol YPF SA. (Case No COMP/F/C.38.443 — Rubber chemicals) (notified under document number (2005) 5592) (1)
L 353 2006/L 353-0045 2006/901/EC:
Commission Decision of 20 October 2005 relating to a proceeding under Article 81(1) of the EC Treaty (Case COMP/C.38.281/B.2 — Raw tobacco Italy) (notified under document number C(2005) 4012)
C 303 2006/C 303/20 Final report of the Hearing Officer in Case COMP/C.38.620 — Hydrogen Peroxide and Perborate (pursuant to Articles 15 and 16 of Commission Decision (2001/462/EC, ECSC of 23 May 2001 on the terms of reference of Hearing Officers in certain competition proceedings —  OJ L 162, 19.6.2001, p. 21
C 303 2006/C 303/19 Opinion of the Advisory Committee on restrictive practices and dominant positions at its meeting on given at its 408th meeting on 28 April 2006 concerning a draft decision relating to Case COMP/C.38.620 Hydrogen Peroxide and Perborate
C 303 2006/C 303/18 Opinion of the Advisory Committee on restrictive practices and dominant positions at its meeting on given at its 407th meeting on 18 April 2006 concerning a draft decision relating to Case COMP/C.38.620 Hydrogen Peroxide and Perborate
C 303 2006/C 303/17 Final report of the Hearing Officer in Case COMP/C.38.443 — Rubber Chemicals (pursuant to Articles 15 and 16 of Commission Decision (2001/462/EC, ECSC of 23 May 2001 on the terms of reference of Hearing Officers in certain competition proceedings —  OJ L 162, 19.6.2001, p. 21
C 303 2006/C 303/16 Opinion of the Advisory Committee on restrictive practices and dominant positions given at its 401st meeting on 19 December 2005 concerning a draft decision in Case COMP/C.38.443 Rubber Chemicals (1)
C 303 2006/C 303/15 Opinion of the Advisory Committee on restrictive practices and dominant positions given at its 400th meeting on 12 December 2005 concerning a draft decision in Case COMP/C.38.443 Rubber Chemicals (1)
C 303 2006/C 303/14 Final Report of the Hearing Officer in Case COMP/38.281/B.2 — Raw Tobacco Italy (pursuant to Articles 15 & 16 of Commission Decision 2001/462/EC, ECSC of 23 May 2001 on the terms of reference of Hearing Officers in certain competition proceedings —  OJ L 162, 19.6.2001, p. 21
C 303 2006/C 303/13 Opinion of the 397th advisory committee on restrictive practices and dominant positions at its meeting on 17 October 2005 concerning a preliminary draft decision relating to Case COMP/38.281/B.2 — Raw Tobacco Italy
C 303 2006/C 303/12 Opinion of the Advisory Committee on restrictive practices and dominant positions given at its 396th meeting on 10 October 2005 concerning a preliminary draft decision relating to Case COMP/38.281/B.2 — Raw Tobacco Italy
C 303 2006/C 303/08 Opinion of the Advisory Committee on restrictive practices and dominant positions given at its 386th meeting on 6 December 2004 concerning a preliminary draft decision relating to Case COMP/C.37.773 — MCAA
C 303 2006/C 303/02 Final report of the Hearing Officer in case COMP/37.956 — Reinforcing bars (pursuant to Article 15 of Commission Decision (2001/462/EC, ECSC) of 23 May 2001 on the terms of reference of Hearing Officers in certain competition proceedings —  OJ L 162, 19.6.2001, p. 21
08/12/2006
C 298 2006/C 298/11 Commission Notice on Immunity from fines and reduction of fines in cartel cases (1)
02/12/2006
C 294 2006/C 294/89 Case T-59/02: Judgment of the Court of First Instance of 27 September 2006 — Archer Daniels Midland v Commission (Competition — Cartels — Citric acid — Article 81 EC — Fine — Article 15(2) of Regulation No 17 — Guidelines on the method of setting fines — Leniency Notice — Principles of legal certainty and non-retroactivity — Principle of proportionality — Equal treatment — Obligation to state reasons — Rights of the defence)
C 294 2006/C 294/85 Case T-329/01: Judgment of the Court of First Instance of 27 September 2006 — Archer Daniels Midland v Commission (Competition — Cartels — Sodium Gluconate — Article 81 EC — Fine — Article 15(2) of Regulation No 17 — Guidelines on the method of setting fines — Leniency Notice — Principle of proportionality — Equal treatment — Non-retroactivity — Obligation to state reasons — Rights of the defence)
C 294 2006/C 294/84 Case T-322/01: Judgment of the Court of First Instance of 27 September 2006 — Roquette Frères v Commission (Competition — Agreements, decisions and concerted practices — Sodium gluconate — Article 81 EC — Fine — Article 15(2) of Regulation No 17 — Guidelines on the method of setting fines — Leniency notice — Equal treatment Principle ne bis in idem)
C 294 2006/C 294/07 Case C-105/04 P: Judgment of the Court (First Chamber) of 21 September 2006 — Nederlandse Federatieve Vereniging voor de Groothandel op Elektrotechnisch Gebied v Technische Unie BV, Commission of the European Communities, CEF City Electrical Factors BV, CEF Holdings Ltd (Appeal — Cartels — Market in electrotechnical fittings in the Netherlands — National wholesalers' association — Agreements and concerted practices having as their object a collective exclusive dealing arrangement and price-fixing — Fines)
22/11/2006
L 322 2006/L 322-0020 Commission Decision of 31 May 2006 relating to a proceeding under Article 81 of the Treaty establishing the European Community and Article 53 of the EEA Agreement (Case No COMP/F/38.645 — Methacrylates) (notified under document number C(2006) 2098) (1)
C 285 2006/C 285/04 Opinion of the Advisory Committee on restrictive practices and dominant positions given at its 410th meeting on 29 May 2006 concerning a draft decision relating to Case COMP/F/38.645 — Methacrylates (1)
C 285 2006/C 285/03 Opinion of the Advisory Committee on restrictive practices and dominant positions at its meeting on given at its 409th meeting on 15 May 2006 concerning a draft decision relating to Case COMP/F/38.645 — Methacrylates (1)
C 285 2006/C 285/02 Final report of the hearing officer in Case COMP/F/38.645 — Methacrylates (pursuant to Articles 15 and 16 of Commission Decision (2001/462/EC, ECSC) of 23 May 2001 on the terms of reference of Hearing Officers in certain competition proceedings —  OJ L 162, 19.06.2001, p.21
18/11/2006
C 281 2006/C 281/05 Case C-167/04 P: Judgment of the Court (Second Chamber) of 21 September 2006 — JCB Service v Commission of the European Communities, (Appeals — Cartels — Article 81 EC — Distribution agreements — Concerted practices — Notification — Form A/B — Application for exemption — Rejection — Duration of the assessment of the notification procedure — Rights of the defence — Presumption of innocence — Complaint — Infringement — General prohibition on passive sales — Limitation of the sources of supply — New pleas in law — Fines — Guidelines — Gravity of the infringement — Duration — Attenuating circumstances — Cross-appeal — Aggravating circumstances)
30/09/2006
C 237 2006/C 237/01 Case C-289/04 P: Judgment of the Court (Second Chamber) of 29 June 2006 — Showa Denko KK v Commission of the European Communities (Appeals — Competition — Agreements, decisions and concerted practices — Graphite electrodes — Article 81(1) EC — Fines — Guidelines on the method of setting fines — Leniency Notice — Principle of non bis in idem)
16/09/2006
C 224 2006/C 224/108 Case T-208/06: Action brought on 8 August 2006 — Quinn Barlo and Others v Commission
02/09/2006
C 212 2006/C 212/47 Case T-304/02: Judgment of the Court of First Instance of 4 July 2006 — Hoek Loos NV v Commission of the European Communities (Competition — Cartels — Dutch market for industrial and medical gases — Price fixing — Calculation of fines — Guidelines on the method of setting fines — Principles of proportionality and equal treatment)
15/07/2006
C 165 2006/C 165/03 Case C-397/03 P: Judgment of the Court (First Chamber) of 18 May 2006 — Archer Daniels Midland Co., Archer Daniels Midland Ingredients Ltd v Commission of the European Communities (Appeals — Competition — Cartels — Synthetic lysine market — Fines — Guidelines on the method of setting fines — Non-retroactivity — Non bis in idem principle — Equal treatment — Turnover which may be taken into account)
01/07/2006
C 154 2006/C 154/02 Case C-111/04 P: Order of the Court (Sixth Chamber) of 16 February 2006 — Adriatica di Navigazione SpA v Commission of the European Communities (Appeal — Article 85(1) of the EC Treaty (now Article 81(1) EC) — Competition — Cartels — Agreement between undertakings — Proof of participation of an undertaking in a cartel)
03/06/2006
C 131 2006/C 131/68 Case T-279/02: Judgment of the Court of First Instance of 5 April 2006 — Degussa v Commission (Competition — Article 81 EC — Cartels — Methionine market — Unique and continuous nature of the infringement — Fine — Guidelines for calculating the amount of fines — Gravity and duration of the infringement — Cooperation during the administrative procedure — Article 15(2) of Regulation No 17/62 — Presumption of innocence)
06/05/2006
C 108 2006/C 108/26 Case T-26/02: Judgment of the Court of First Instance (Fourth Chamber) of 15 March 2006 — Daiichi Pharmaceutical v Commission (Competition — Cartels in the vitamin products sector — Guidelines on the method of setting fines — Determination of the starting amount of the fine — Attenuating circumstances — Leniency Notice)
C 108 2006/C 108/25 Case T-15-02: Judgment of the Court of First Instance (First Chamber) of 15 March 2006 — BASF AG v Commission (Competition — Cartels in the vitamin products sector — Rights of the defence — Guidelines on the method of setting fines — Determination of the starting amount of the fine — Deterrent effect — Aggravating circumstances — Role of leader or instigator — Cooperation during the administrative procedure — Professional secrecy and principle of sound administration)
15/03/2006
L 078 2006/L 078-0792 — Chapter 03 03: Mergers, antitrust and market liberalisation and cartels
11/03/2006
C 060 2006/C 60/24 Order of the Court (Sixth Chamber) of 17 November 2005 in Case C-121/04 P: Minoikes Grammes ANE (Minoan Lines SA) v Commission of the European Communities (Appeal — Article 85(1) of the EC Treaty (now Article 81(1) EC) — Competition — Cartels — Agreements between undertakings — Proof of an undertaking's participation in meetings of undertakings with an anti-competitive purpose)
11/02/2006
C 036 2006/C 36/63 Case T-64/02: Judgment of the Court of First Instance of 29 November 2005 — Heubach v Commission (Competition — Article 81 EC — Cartel — Zinc phosphate market — Fine — Guidelines on the method of setting fines — Action for annulment — Objection of illegality — Article 15(2) of Regulation No 17 — Gravity of the infringement — Principles of proportionality and equal treatment — Statement of reasons)
C 036 2006/C 36/62 Case T-62/02: Judgment of the Court of First Instance of 29 November 2005 — Union Pigments v Commission (Competition — Article 81 EC — Cartel — Zinc phosphate market — Fine — Article 15(2) of Regulation No 17 — Gravity and duration of the infringement — Principles of proportionality and equal treatment — Action for annulment)
C 036 2006/C 36/61 Case T-52/02: Judgment of the Court of First Instance of 29 November 2005 — SNCZ v Commission (Competition — Article 81 EC — Cartel — Zinc phosphate market — Fine — Article 15(2) of Regulation No 17 — Principles of proportionality and equal treatment — Action for annulment)
C 036 2006/C 36/60 Case T-48/02: Judgment of the Court of First Instance of 6 December 2005 — Brouwerij Haacht v Commission (Competition — Cartels — Fines — Guidelines on the method of setting fines — Effective capacity of the offender to cause significant damage to other operators — Attenuating circumstances — Leniency Notice)
C 036 2006/C 36/59 Case T-33/02: Judgment of the Court of First Instance of 29 November 2005 — Britannia Alloys & Chemicals Ltd v Commission (Competition — Article 81 EC — Cartel — Zinc phosphate market — Fine — Article 15(2) of Regulation No 17 — Relevant turnover — Action for annulment)
26/11/2005
C 296 2005/C 296/43 Joined Cases T-22/02 and T-23/02: Judgment of the Court of First Instance of 6 October 2005 — Sumitomo Chemical and Sumika Fine Chemicals v Commission (Competition — Cartels in the vitamin sector — Commission Decision finding infringements that have ceased and not imposing fines — Regulation (EEC) No 2988/74 — Time-limit on the power of the Commission to impose fines or penalties — Principle of legal certainty — Presumption of innocence — Legitimate interest in finding that infringements have been committed)
17/09/2005
C 229 2005/C 229/25 Judgment of the Court of First Instance of 27 July 2005 in Joined Cases T-49/02 to T-51/02 Brassierie nationale SA (formerly Brasseries Funck-Bricher and Bofferding) and Others v Commission of the European Communities (Cartels — Luxembourg beer market — Fines)
C 229 2005/C 229/24 Judgment of the Court of First Instance of 18 July 2005 in Case T-241/01, Scandinavian Airlines System AB v Commission of the European Communities (Competition — Cartel — Air transport — Regulation (EEC) No 3975/87 — Notified agreements — Cooperation beyond the scope of the notification — Market-sharing — Fine — Guidelines for the calculation of fines — Seriousness of the infringement — Notice on the non-imposition or reduction of fines — Attenuating circumstances — Unlimited jurisdiction)
20/08/2005
C 205 2005/C 205/31 Judgment of the Court of First Instance of 15 June 2005 in Joined Cases T-71/03, T-74/03, T-87/03 and T-91/03 Tokai Carbon Co. Ltd v Commission of the European Communities (Competition — Cartels — Specialty graphite market — Price fixing — Liability — Calculation of fines — Cumulation of penalties — Duty to state reasons — Rights of the defence — Guidelines on the method of setting fines — Applicability — Gravity and duration of the infringement — Attenuating circumstances — Aggravating circumstances — Ability to pay — Cooperation during the administrative procedure — Methods of payment)
C 205 2005/C 205/01 Judgment of the Court (Grand Chamber) of 28 June 2005 in Joined Cases C-189/02 P, C-202/02 P, C 205/02 P to C 208/02 P and C 213/02 P: Dansk Rørindustri A/S and Others v Commission of the European Communities (Appeal — Competition — District heating pipes (pre-insulated pipes) — Article 85(1) of the EC Treaty (now Article 81(1) EC) — Cartel — Boycott — Fines — Guidelines on the method of setting fines — Non-retroactivity — Legitimate expectations — Lawfulness — Leniency notice — Obligation to state reasons)