Judgment of the General Court (Seventh Chamber) of 29 November 2012.
Groupement des cartes bancaires "CB" v European Commission.
Competition - Decision of an association of undertakings - Market for issuing payment cards in France - Decision finding an infringement of Article 81 EC - Tariff measures applicable to 'new entrants' - Membership fees and so-called 'regulation of customer function' and 'sleeper member fee' mechanisms - Relevant market - Object of the measures at issue - Restriction of competition by object - Article 81(3) EC - Manifest errors of assessment - Principle of sound administration - Proportionality - Legal certainty.
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