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Case T-59/07: Judgment of the General Court of 13 July 2011 — Polimeri Europa v Commission (Competition — Agreements, decisions and concerted practices — Market in butadiene rubber and emulsion styrene butadiene rubber — Decision finding an infringement of Article 81 EC — Imputability of the offending conduct — Single infringement — Proof of the existence of the cartel — Fines — Gravity and duration of the infringement — Aggravating circumstances)

OJ C 269, 10.9.2011, p. 43–44 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

10.9.2011   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 269/43


Judgment of the General Court of 13 July 2011 — Polimeri Europa v Commission

(Case T-59/07) (1)

(Competition - Agreements, decisions and concerted practices - Market in butadiene rubber and emulsion styrene butadiene rubber - Decision finding an infringement of Article 81 EC - Imputability of the offending conduct - Single infringement - Proof of the existence of the cartel - Fines - Gravity and duration of the infringement - Aggravating circumstances)

2011/C 269/95

Language of the case: Italian

Parties

Applicant: Polimeri Europa SpA (Brindisi, Italy) (represented by: M. Siragusa and F. Moretti, lawyers)

Defendant: European Commission (represented by: V. Di Bucci, G. Conte and V. Bottka, Agents)

Re:

Application for annulment of Commission Decision C(2006) 5700 final of 29 November 2006 relating to a proceeding under Article 81 [EC] and Article 53 of the EEA Agreement (Case COMP/F/38.638 — Butadiene Rubber and Emulsion Styrene Butadiene Rubber) or, in the alternative, annulment or reduction of the fine imposed on Polimeri Europa SpA.

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

1.

Annuls Article 2(c) of Commission Decision C(2006) 5700 final of 29 November 2006 relating to a proceeding under Article 81 [EC] and Article 53 of the EEA Agreement (Case COMP/F/38.638 — Butadiene Rubber and Emulsion Styrene Butadiene Rubber) in so far as it sets the amount of the fine imposed on Polimeri Europa SpA at EUR 272,25 million;

2.

Sets the amount of the fine imposed on Polimeri Europa at EUR 181,5 million;

3.

Dismisses the action as to the remainder;

4.

Orders the parties to bear their own costs.


(1)  OJ C 95, 28.4.2007.


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