17.9.2018   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 328/31


Judgment of the General Court of 13 July 2018 — Stührk Delikatessen Import v Commission

(Case T-58/14) (1)

((Competition - Agreements, decisions and concerted practices - Belgian, German, French and Dutch markets in North Sea shrimp - Decision finding an infringement of Article 101 TFEU - Price fixing and the exchange of commercially sensitive information - Single and continuous infringement - Fines - Principle that offences and penalties must be defined by law - 2006 guidelines on the setting of fines - Mitigating factors - Substantially limited involvement - Cooperation during the administrative procedure - Maximum of 10 % of total turnover - Article 23(2) of Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 - Paragraph 37 of the 2006 guidelines on the setting of fines - Equal treatment - Obligation to state reasons))

(2018/C 328/40)

Language of the case: German

Parties

Applicant: Stührk Delikatessen Import GmbH & Co. KG (Marne, Germany) (represented by: J. Sparr, lawyer)

Defendant: European Commission (represented by: H. Leupold, F. Ronkes Agerbeek and P. Van Nuffel, acting as Agents)

Re:

Application pursuant to Article 263 TFEU seeking the annulment of Commission Decision C(2013) 8286 final of 27 November 2013 relating to a proceeding under Article 101 TFEU (Case AT.39633 — Shrimps), in so far as it concerns the applicant, and, secondly, a reduction of the fines imposed on the applicant.

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

1.

Annuls the first paragraph of Article 2(c) of Commission Decision C(2013) 8286 final of 27 November 2013 relating to a proceeding under Article 101 TFEU (Case AT.39633 — Shrimps);

2.

Dismisses the action as to the remainder;

3.

Orders the European Commission to bear its own costs as well as half of those incurred by Stührk Delikatessen Import GmbH & Co. KG;

4.

Orders Stührk Delikatessen Import GmbH & Co. KG to bear half of its own costs.


(1)  OJ C 129, 28.4.2014.