• The European Court of Justice has issued a judgment confirming that Article 101 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, read in conjunction with Article 4(3), does not preclude national legislation which requires the price of road haulage services not to be lower than minimum operating costs. This was on the basis that the level of minimum operating costs are fixed by the Italian Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport, rather than private undertakings. Click here.
  • The General Court has issued its judgment following the referral back of the marine hose cartel appeal by the ECJ. The General Court has dismissed the appeals seeking annulment of the European Commission decision and fines, but has reduced certain of the fines imposed. Click here.