Recent European Court Rulings In Cartel Cases

Law360, New York (September 29, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In this article, we discuss the potential implications of the Court of First Instance (“CFI”) judgments of 18 June and 8 July, 2008, in the AC−Treuhand (Organic Peroxides), Hoechst (Sorbates) and BPB (Plasterboard) cases.

Advisers And Consulting Firms Should Be Cautious When They Become Aware Of Anti−Competitive Activities Involving Their Clients.

By judgment of 8 July 2008 (Case T−99/04, AC−Treuhand AG v. European Commission), the CFI ruled that firms providing consultancy and advisory services to cartel participants could be found liable for the entire cartel behaviour...
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