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    ECJ: subsidy providers can claim damages from cartel

    December 12, 2019

    ... h Binder Grösswang Partners Raoul Hoffer and counsel Isabelle Innerhofer in Vienna Counsel to Kone Schoenherr Partner Hanno Wollmann in Vienna Counsel to Thyssenkrupp Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Partner Thomas Kustor in Vienna Reidlinger Schatzmann Partner Axel Reidlinger in Vienna Counsel to Schindler Baker McKenzie Partner Andreas Traugott in Vienna assisted by Anita Lukaschek Counsel to Otis bpv Huegel Partner Florian Neumayr in Vienna...Author: Janith Aranze...

    AG Kokott clarifies scope of EU damages actions

    Premium - July 29, 2019

    An Austrian public authority that subsidised loans to victims of an elevator cartel has a sufficient causal link to be entitled to compensation from the cartelists, European Court of Justice advocate general Juliane Kokott has said. In an opinion released...

    Austrian court imposes hub-and-spoke fine

    Premium - February 21, 2017

    Austria's Cartel Court yesterday confirmed a €650,000 fine imposed on home appliance manufacturer De'Longhi-Kenwood last year for heading a hub-and-spoke cartel that rigged prices of its coffee makers and restricted internet sales. The court ... comment. The Cartel Court's judgment said the company does not plan to appeal. Counsel to De'Longhi-Kenwood Bpv Hügel Partners Astrid Ablasser-Neuhuber in Vienna and Gerhard Fussenegger in Brussels are assisted by Anna Schmallegger ...

    Hungary crashes driving school cartel

    Premium - December 05, 2014

    More than a dozen companies and individuals have been fined for their roles in fixing prices in drivers' education courses in one city, Hungary's Competition Authority announced on Wednesday.The seven driving schools and eight self-employed teachers ... Marosi said. "It shows the authority is active and has the resources to look into local issues as well." Balint Bassola, a partner at bpv Jádi Németh, noted similar proceedings brought against hard-core cartels in small, local service markets ...

    AG tells ECJ to permit umbrella claims

    Premium - February 05, 2014

    An advocate-general of the European Court of Justice asked the court to confirm the ability of claimants to bring damages claims if the goods bought have only been indirectly affected by cartel activity.  In an opinion she describes as "groundbreaking",...

    ECJ rules on Schenker point of law

    Premium - June 19, 2013

    In a decision that has been described as important and far-reaching, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) yesterday ruled that companies may not escape sanctions under EU competition law even if acting on a ruling by a national competition authority or...

    Austria investigates cleaning cartel

    Premium - August 24, 2011

    Austria's Competition Authority has brought a case before the country's Cartel Court alleging collusion between two companies in the cleaning supplies market.A spokesperson for the authority confirmed that its investigation is not linked ... case the authority has initiated this month. In June, it opened proceedings against an alleged beer cartel. Says Gerhard Fussenegger, of bpv Hügel Rechtsanwälte in Brussels: "There were also dawn raids in the area of insulating material last month ...

    Court adviser recommends slashing bank cartel fines

    Premium - March 30, 2009

    ... 90 per cent reduction from its original penalty. Astrid Ablasser-Neuhuber, partner at Bpv Hügel Rechtsanwälte OEG in Vienna and counsel to Österreichische Volksbanken, says, "It was a big success to get this far, since very few decisions in cartel matters get to this point." The court should make its final ruling on the matter in the coming months. Counsel to Österreichische Volksbanken Bpv Hügel Rechtsanwälte OEG Partners Astrid Ablasser-Neuhuber and Florian Neumayer ...

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