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Judgment of the General Court of 20 May 2015 — Timab Industries and CFPR v Commission

(Case T-456/10) 1

(Competition — Agreements, decisions and concerted practices — European market for animal feed phosphates — Decision finding an infringement of Article 101 TFEU — Allocation of sales quotas, coordination of prices and conditions of sale and exchange of commercially sensitive information — Applicant’s withdrawal from the settlement procedure — Fines — Obligation to state reasons — Gravity and duration of the infringement — Cooperation — Failure to apply the likely range of fines indicated during the settlement procedure)

Language of the case: French


Applicants: Timab Industries (Dinard, France); and Cie financière et de participations Roullier (CFPR) (Saint-Malo, France) (represented by: N. Lenoir and M. Truffier, lawyers)

Defendant: European Commission (represented by: C. Giolito, B. Mongin and F. Ronkes Agerbeek, acting as Agents)


Application for annulment of Commission Decision C(2010) 5001 final of 20 July 2010 relating to a proceeding under Article 101 [TFEU] and Article 53 of the EEA Agreement (Case COMP/38866 — Animal feed phosphates), and, in the alternative, for reduction of the fine imposed on the applicants in that decision.

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

Dismisses the action;

Orders Timab Industries and Cie financière et de participations Roullier (CFPR) to pay the costs.



1 OJ C 346, 18.12.2010.