Balmoral v CMA [Archived]
Balmoral v CMA [Archived]

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CASE HUB (NOTE—appeal lodged before the Court of Appeal by Balmoral against the CAT’s judgment in Balmoral Tanks Limited & Anr v Competition and Markets Authority (C3/2017/3539))

ARCHIVED–this archived case hub reflects the position at the date of the judgment of 6 October 2017; it is no longer maintained.

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Case facts

Outline Appeal by Balmoral Tanks Limited and Balmoral Group Holdings Limited against the CMA’s decision in the supply of galvanised steel tanks for water storage cartel

Latest development On 6 October 2017, the CAT issued its judgment and rejected the appeal.

Parties Balmoral Tanks Limited (Balmoral) and its parent company Balmoral Group Holdings Limited

Competition and Markets Authority

Background The CMA’s investigation
he CMA launched its investigation on 27 November 2012.

The CMA also conducted a criminal prosecution in this case under the criminal cartel offence. The former Managing Director of Franklin Hodge , Nigel Snee, pleaded guilty to dishonestly agreeing with others to fix prices, divide up customers and rig bids between 2005 and 2012. On 14