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Van Bael & Bellis
Under the EU commitment procedure set out in Article 9 of Regulation 1/2003, companies may offer commitments to address the competition concerns identified by the European Commission
Van Bael & Bellis
The fines imposed by the Commission ranged from € 156,000 to € 12,724,000 depending on each individual infringement.
Van Bael & Bellis
In its judgment, the GC held that the Fining Guidelines lay down rules of conduct indicating the approach to be adopted by the Commission and that the Commission cannot depart from them...
Van Bael & Bellis
Under EU case-law, the burden of proof with respect to the establishment of participation by an undertaking in an infringement and liability for all of its constituent elements is on the Commission.
Van Bael & Bellis
The objectives of the EU's common agricultural policy differ from those of EU competition law.
Van Bael & Bellis
According to British Airways, by raising a plea of its own motion, the GC had grounds to go beyond the form of order set out in British Airways' application for annulment, in particular as it related to a ground...
Van Bael & Bellis
A parent company can rebut this presumption by bringing forward sufficient evidence that its subsidiary acted autonomously on the market.
Van Bael & Bellis
These proposals are significant and seek to more closely scrutinise foreign investment deals that affect national security.
Van Bael & Bellis
On 26 October 2017, the General Court annulled the European Commission's conditional merger clearance decision in Liberty Global/Ziggo.
Van Bael & Bellis
On 23 October 2017, the General Court of the European Union (the "Court") dismissed an action brought by Confédération européenne des associations d'horlogers-réparateurs ("CEAHR") against the European Commission ...
Van Bael & Bellis
On 26 October 2017, the General Court dismissed an appeal by Marine Harvest against a € 20 million fine imposed on it by the Commission for implementing its acquisition of sole control over Morpol ...
Van Bael & Bellis
This is a question that AG Wahl felt was closely linked to the first issue.
Van Bael & Bellis
The BCA filed a further appeal against this latter judgment before the Belgian Supreme Court.
Van Bael & Bellis
The Belgian Competition Authority published a non-confidential version of its 20 April 2017 decision to clear the acquisition of Belmedis, Espafarmed, Cophana, Alpha Partners and a controlling stake in Sofiadis by McKesson.
Van Bael & Bellis
On 19 June 2017, the Competition College of the Belgian Competition Authority rejected the request of Medicare-Market SA for interim measures against the Order of Pharmacists.
Van Bael & Bellis
On 28 June 2017, the Brussels Court of Appeal confirmed the decision of the BCA which had rejected the interim measures Brouwerijen Alken-Maes NV requested against the acquisition of Brouwerij Bosteels...
Van Bael & Bellis
On 27 June 2017, the European Commission announced that it has issued a decision imposing a record € 2.42 billion fine on Google for abusing its dominant position as an internet search engine ...
Van Bael & Bellis
On 7 June 2017, the General Court delivered a judgment in relation to an action claiming damages for excessive duration of judicial proceedings and for an infringement of the principle of equal treatment...
Van Bael & Bellis
In addition, the ECJ confirmed that Pacific Fruit's conduct restricted competition by object.
Van Bael & Bellis
This article focuses on the Report's analysis of consumer goods.
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Van Bael & Bellis
A parent company can rebut this presumption by bringing forward sufficient evidence that its subsidiary acted autonomously on the market.
Van Bael & Bellis
On 23 October 2017, the General Court of the European Union (the "Court") dismissed an action brought by Confédération européenne des associations d'horlogers-réparateurs ("CEAHR") against the European Commission ...
Van Bael & Bellis
These proposals are significant and seek to more closely scrutinise foreign investment deals that affect national security.
Van Bael & Bellis
On 7 July 2016, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the "ECJ") issued its judgment on a request for a preliminary ruling from the Paris Court of Appeal.
Van Bael & Bellis
On 26 October 2017, the General Court dismissed an appeal by Marine Harvest against a € 20 million fine imposed on it by the Commission for implementing its acquisition of sole control over Morpol ...
Van Bael & Bellis
On 26 October 2017, the General Court annulled the European Commission's conditional merger clearance decision in Liberty Global/Ziggo.
Van Bael & Bellis
On 7 December 2016, the European Commission fined Crédit Agricole, HSBC and JPMorgan Chase a total of €485 million for their participation in the euro interest rate derivatives cartel.
Van Bael & Bellis
In this section, we give a factual overview of a significant case development at EU level, and then provide a more detailed analysis of the important substantive and procedural developments addressed in this case.
Van Bael & Bellis
The BCA filed a further appeal against this latter judgment before the Belgian Supreme Court.
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The ruling is of particular interest as it considers the application of the evidentiary standard needed to prove a 'concerted practice' in the context of an e-commerce platform.
Van Bael & Bellis
In addition, the ECJ confirmed that Pacific Fruit's conduct restricted competition by object.
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