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EU court throws out commission’s “vague” cartel info requests

14 March 2016

EU court throws out commission’s “vague” cartel info requests Credit: Armcon Precast / Flickr

The European Court of Justice has annulled a series of information requests the European Commission had sent to cement manufacturers during a cartel probe, overruling a lower court and curbing the investigative power of what one source called an “out of control” enforcer.