Judgment of the Court of 11 November 1981.

International Business Machines Corporation v Commission of the European Communities.

Competition - Annulment of the decision to initiate a procedure and of the statement of objections.

Case 60/81.


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:1981:264
11/11/1981 IBM v Commission
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:1981:264
11/11/1981 IBM v Commission
Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:1981:213
30/09/1981 IBM v Commission
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Order
ECLI:EU:C:1981:165
07/07/1981 IBM v Commission
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Order (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:1981:165
07/07/1981 IBM v Commission
Top of the page Legal analysis of the decision or of the case

Reports of Cases

1981 02639

Swedish VI/00225 Finnish VI/00231 Spanish 1981/00715

Subject-matter

Information not available

Systematic classification scheme

1.
B European Community (EEC/EC)
  B-19 Legal proceedings
    B-19.02 Actions for annulment
      B-19.02.00 General
B European Community (EEC/EC)
  B-19 Legal proceedings
    B-19.02 Actions for annulment
      B-19.02.00 General
B European Community (EEC/EC)
  B-07 Competition
    B-07.03 Implementation of the competition rules
      B-07.03.02 Procedure for the application of the competition rules by the Commission
        B-07.03.02.08 Decision of the Commission
B European Community (EEC/EC)
  B-07 Competition
    B-07.03 Implementation of the competition rules
      B-07.03.02 Procedure for the application of the competition rules by the Commission
        B-07.03.02.02 Termination of infringements: powers of the Commission
B European Community (EEC/EC)
  B-07 Competition
    B-07.03 Implementation of the competition rules
      B-07.03.02 Procedure for the application of the competition rules by the Commission
        B-07.03.02.06 Hearing of persons concerned and of third parties / Access to the file


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

Operative part

Information not available

Opinion


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 18/03/1981

Date of the Opinion

  • 30/09/1981

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

11/11/1981


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Application: OJ C 85 from 15.04.1981, p.2

Judgment: OJ C 328 from 15.12.1981, p.3

Name of the parties

IBM v Commission

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Neels, Leo: Annulatieberoep tegen voorbereidende beslissingen in Europese kartelprocedures, Rechtskundig weekblad 1982-83 Col.227-234
  2. Mok, M.R.: S.E.W. ; Sociaal-economische wetgeving 1982 p.203-204
  3. Hughes, Justin: Antitrust Law: Commission of the European Communities Suspends Prodeedings against International Business Machines Corporation, Harvard International Law Journal 1985 p.189-201
  4. Mok, M.R.: Annotaties Hof van Justitie EG (Ed. W.E.J. Tjeenk Willink - Zwolle) 1995 p.601-602



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Information not available

Subject-matter

  • Competition
  • - Agreements, decisions and concerted practices

Provisions of national law referred to

Information not available

Provisions of international law referred to

Information not available

Procedure and result

  • Actions for annulment : dismissal on grounds of inadmissibility

Formation of the Court

Cour plénière (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Everling

Advocate General

Sir Gordon Slynn

Language(s) of the Case

  • English

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • English