EU High Court Adviser Questions Review Of €38M E.ON Fine

Law360, New York (June 21, 2012, 8:56 PM EDT) -- A European Union court didn't dig deep enough in reviewing a €38 million ($50 million) antitrust fine against E.ON Energy AG, an adviser to the EU's highest court said Thursday, a sharp rebuke that could lead to a reduction in the bloc's first and largest evidence-tampering fine.

Advocate General Yves Bot urged the European Court of Justice to partially overturn the decision upholding the European Commission's penalty — assessed in 2008 for tampering with a seal investigators placed at E.ON's offices during a dawn antitrust raid...
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