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European court dismisses appeal of 2009 calcium carbide cartel case, reduces some fines

10:34 AM MST | January 24, 2014 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez

The General Court of the European Union (Luxembourg) ruled on appeals by SKW Stahl-Metallurgie (SKW; Unterneukirchen, Germany); Evonik Degussa, a subsidiary of Evonik Industries; and Gigaset, formerly Arques (Starnberg, Germany) against a European Commission decision in July 2009 to fine the companies for participating in a price-fixing cartel in the market for calcium carbide and for magnesium-based reagents, the court announced today. The court confirmed the commission's main findings covering Evonik Degussa and Gigaset, but it reduced the companies' fines, and...

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