Judgment of the Court (First Chamber), 8 May 2013

Eni SpA v European Commission

Appeal — Competition — Agreements, decisions and concerted practices — Butadiene rubber and emulsion styrene butadiene rubber market manufactured by emulsion polymerisation — Attributability of unlawful conduct of subsidiaries to their parent companies — Presumption of the actual exercise of a decisive influence — Obligation to state reasons — Gravity of the infringement — Multiplier for deterrence — Actual impact on the market — Aggravating circumstances — Repeated infringements

Case C‑508/11 P



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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
18/07/2013 Eni v Commission
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Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2013:289
08/05/2013 Eni v Commission
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Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:2013:289
08/05/2013 Eni v Commission
Application (OJ)
28/10/2011 Eni v Commission
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Reports of Cases

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Subject-matter

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Systematic classification scheme

1.
3 Legal proceedings
  3.10 Appeals
    3.10.06 Pleas in law
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.08 Competition
    4.08.00 EU competition rules
      4.08.00.06 Definition of undertaking
3 Legal proceedings
  3.08 Procedural rules
    3.08.08 Judgments and orders
      3.08.08.01 Statement of reasons
2 Institutional framework of the European Union
  2.05 Legal acts of the European Union
    2.05.06 Statement of reasons
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.08 Competition
    4.08.03 Implementation of the competition rules
      4.08.03.02 Procedure for the application of the competition rules by the Commission
        4.08.03.02.08 Decision of the Commission
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.08 Competition
    4.08.00 EU competition rules
      4.08.00.06 Definition of undertaking
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.08 Competition
    4.08.03 Implementation of the competition rules
      4.08.03.03 Fines imposed by the Commission
        4.08.03.03.04 Fines for infringement of Articles 101 TFEU and 102 TFEU (Articles 81 EC and 82 EC)
          4.08.03.03.04.02 Basic amount
            4.08.03.03.04.02.02 Basic amount according to the 1998 Guidelines
              4.08.03.03.04.02.02.01 General starting amount
                4.08.03.03.04.02.02.01.03 Actual impact of the infringement on the market
3 Legal proceedings
  3.10 Appeals
    3.10.06 Pleas in law
3 Legal proceedings
  3.10 Appeals
    3.10.00 General
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.08 Competition
    4.08.03 Implementation of the competition rules
      4.08.03.03 Fines imposed by the Commission
        4.08.03.03.04 Fines for infringement of Articles 101 TFEU and 102 TFEU (Articles 81 EC and 82 EC)
          4.08.03.03.04.03 Adjustment to the basic amount
            4.08.03.03.04.03.05 Maximum amount
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.08 Competition
    4.08.00 EU competition rules
      4.08.00.06 Definition of undertaking
2 Institutional framework of the European Union
  2.05 Legal acts of the European Union
    2.05.06 Statement of reasons
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.08 Competition
    4.08.03 Implementation of the competition rules
      4.08.03.02 Procedure for the application of the competition rules by the Commission
        4.08.03.02.08 Decision of the Commission
2 Institutional framework of the European Union
  2.05 Legal acts of the European Union
    2.05.06 Statement of reasons
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.08 Competition
    4.08.03 Implementation of the competition rules
      4.08.03.02 Procedure for the application of the competition rules by the Commission
        4.08.03.02.08 Decision of the Commission


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References in grounds of judgment

Operative part

Opinion

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Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 24/09/2011

Date of the Opinion

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Date of the hearing

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Date of delivery

08/05/2013


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Application: OJ C 340 from 19.11.2011, p.12

Judgment: OJ C 225 from 03.08.2013, p.11

Name of the parties

Eni v Commission

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Nehl, Hanns Peter: Kartellrecht: Konzernhaftung - ENI, Europäische Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsrecht 2013 p.554-555 (DE)
  2. Idot, Laurence: Sanction des cartels. La Cour rappelle les principes applicables tant pour l'imputation des comportements des filiales aux sociétés mères que pour la prise en compte de la récidive, Europe 2013 Juillet Comm. nº 7 p.40-41 (FR)
  3. Sarrazin, Cyril: Présomption d’influence déterminante : La Cour de justice de l’Union européenne rejette le pourvoi et dit pour droit que la présomption réfragable d’influence déterminante ne viole pas le droit à un procès équitable (Eni), Concurrences : revue des droits de la concurrence 2013 nº 3 p.64-65 (FR)
  4. Cheynel, Benjamin: Le double effet de l'insuffisance de motivation, Revue Lamy de la Concurrence : droit, économie, régulation 2013 nº 37 p.77 (FR)
  5. Kapural, Mirta: Odgovornost društva majke za povrede prava tržišnog natjecanja u europskom pravu (II.), Pravo i porezi 2016 n° 1 p.49-57 (HR)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

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Subject-matter

  • Competition
  • - Agreements, decisions and concerted practices

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Provisions of international law referred to

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Procedure and result

  • Actions for annulment
  • Appeal brought against a sanction
  • Appeals : dismissal on substantive grounds

Formation of the Court

première chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Berger

Advocate General

Bot

Language(s) of the Case

  • Italian

Language(s) of the Opinion

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