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Remand Infineon's €83M Chip Cartel Fine, EU Top Court Told

Law360 (April 12, 2018, 9:33 PM EDT) -- The European Court of Justice should kick Infineon Technologies’ €83 million fine for participating in a technology cartel that included Samsung and Philips back to a lower court to consider the full extent of Infineon's role in the anti-competitive scheme, an advocate general recommended Thursday.

The EU General Court failed to conduct an exhaustive review of Infineon’s contacts with other members of an alleged cartel accused of sharing sensitive information and conspiring over prices for smart card chips used in phones, bank cards and other technology,...
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