On 16 June 2011, the General Court handed down its judgments in appeals by Heineken NV, its subsidiary Heineken Nederland BV and Bavaria NV against a Commission decision finding that they had infringed Article 101(1) TFEU by operating an illegal price-fixing cartel in the beer market in the Netherlands. The General Court reduced the fines imposed on the applicants, finding that the Commission had not proven that the infringement concerned the occasional co-ordination of commercial conditions, other than prices, offered to individual customers in the on-trade segment. Read more
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General Court reduces the fines imposed on Heineken, Heineken Nederland and Bavaria for their participation in the Dutch beer cartel
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