EU High Court May Weigh In On Cartel Review Standard

Law360, New York (May 20, 2011, 4:29 PM EDT) -- The quasi-criminal procedures used by the European Union's antitrust watchdog in price-fixing cases demand a high level of judicial scrutiny on appeal under European human rights law, a Greek metals company recently argued before the bloc’s highest court in a case that could see the court weigh in for the first time on the standard of review in cartel actions.

Chalkor AE, which argued its case before the European Court of Justice on May 12, seeks to overturn an earlier court ruling upholding the bulk of...
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