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Case T-341/12 R: Order of the President of the General Court of 16 November 2012 — Evonik Degussa v Commission (Interim measures — Competition — Publication of a decision by which the Commission finds an infringement of provisions which prohibit cartels — Refusal of the request for confidential treatment of information provided to the Commission pursuant to its Leniency Notice — Weighing up of interests — Urgency — Prima facie case)

OJ C 26, 26.1.2013, p. 49–50 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

26.1.2013   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 26/49


Order of the President of the General Court of 16 November 2012 — Evonik Degussa v Commission

(Case T-341/12 R)

(Interim measures - Competition - Publication of a decision by which the Commission finds an infringement of provisions which prohibit cartels - Refusal of the request for confidential treatment of information provided to the Commission pursuant to its Leniency Notice - Weighing up of interests - Urgency - Prima facie case)

2013/C 26/100

Language of the case: German

Parties

Applicant: Evonik Degussa GmbH (Essen, Germany) (represented by: C. Steinle, M. Holm-Hadulla and C. von Köckritz, lawyers)

Defendant: European Commission (represented by: C. Giolito, M. Kellerbauer and G. Meessen, Agents)

Re:

Application for suspension of operation of Commission Decision C(2012) 3534 final of 24 May 2012 rejecting a request for confidential treatment made by the applicant (Case COMP/38.620 — Hydrogen peroxide and perborate) and an application for interim measures seeking to maintain the confidential treatment granted to certain information concerning the applicant on the publication of a more detailed version of Commission Decision 2006/903/EC of 3 May 2006 relating to a proceeding under Article 81 [EC] and Article 53 of the EEA Agreement (Case COMP/F/C.38.620 — Hydrogen peroxide and perborate) (OJ 2006 L 353, p. 54).

Operative part of the order

1.

The operation of Commission Decision C(2012) 3534 final of 24 May 2012 rejecting a request for confidential treatment brought by Evonik Degussa GmbH, pursuant to Article 8 of Decision 2011/695/EU of the President of the European Commission of 13 October 2011 on the function and terms of reference of the hearing officer in certain competition proceedings is suspended.

2.

The Commission is ordered to refrain from publishing on its website or any other place or to make available to third parties a version of its Decision 2006/903/EC of 3 May 2006 relating to a proceeding under Article 81 [EC] and Article 53 of the EEA Agreement against Akzo Nobel NV, Akzo Nobel Chemicals Holding AB, Eka Chemicals AB, Degussa AG, Edison SpA, FMC Corporation, FMC Foret S.A., Kemira OYJ, L’Air Liquide SA, Chemoxal SA, Snia SpA, Caffaro Srl, Solvay SA/NV, Solvay Solexis SpA, Total SA, Elf Aquitaine SA and Arkema SA (Case COMP/F/C.38.620 — Hydrogen Peroxide and perborate), which is more complete, in relation to the applicant, than that published in September 2007 on the Commission’s Competition Directorate General website.

3.

Costs are reserved.


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