Case T- 466/17 Printeos and Others v Commission (envelopes) [Archived]
Case T- 466/17 Printeos and Others v Commission (envelopes) [Archived]

The following Competition guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Case T- 466/17 Printeos and Others v Commission (envelopes) [Archived]
  • Case facts
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  • Relevant/related cases


ARCHIVED—this archived case hub reflects the position at the date of the judgment of 24 September 2019; it is no longer maintained.

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Case facts

Outline Appeal to the General Court of the European Commission’s re-adopted decision against Printeos and Tompla (following the annulment of its original decision by the General Court) finding infringements and imposing fines in relation to their participation in a cartel in the market for paper envelopes (AT.39780).

Latest developments On 24 September 2019, the General Court issued its judgment in which it dismissed the appeal to annul the re-imposed fine. However, the General Court ordered the Commission to pay the costs of the litigation due to the careless way in which it had composed its decision.

Parties Applicants:
• Printeos, SA and Printeos Cartera Industrial, SL (together, Printeos)
• Tompla Scandinavia AB, Tompla France and Tompla Druckerzeugnisse Vertriebs GmbH (together, Tompla)

• European Commission

Background Background

The Commission carried out dawn raids in September 2010. Following this, three of the undertakings under investigation applied for leniency.

The Commission