Case C- 606/18 P Nexans France SAS and Nexans SA v Commission (power cables cartel)
Case C- 606/18 P Nexans France SAS and Nexans SA v Commission (power cables cartel)

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Outline Case C- 606/18 P Nexans France SAS and Nexans SA v Commission—appeal to the Court of Justice against the General Court’s judgment in Case T- 449/14 which dismissed an action for annulment of the Commission's decision in the high-voltage power cables cartel (AT.39610).

Latest development On 12 March 2020, Advocate General Kokott delivered her opinion in which she proposed that the Court of Justice dismiss the appeal in its entirety.

Parties Appellant:

• Nexans France SAS and Nexans SA (together, Nexans). Nexans is a French based company that manufacturers electrical components. It offers a wide range of cables and cabling systems for the building industry, power systems, telecommunications, nuclear sector, turnkey projects and petrochemical networks.

Defendant:

• European Commission (the Commission)

Market(s) Underground and submarine high-voltage power cables. These cables are typically used to connect electrical generation capacity to the electricity grid or to interconnect power grids in different countries.

Background Background

On 3 February 2009, the Commission carried out