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General Court tweaks SKW calcium carbide fines

By Henry Vane

24 January 2014

The EU General Court has upheld the fine imposed on SKW Stahl-Metallurige (SKW) for its role in the calcium carbide cartel, but slightly reduced the penalties on its former parent companies Gigaset (previously Arques) and Evonik Degussa after finding flaws in the commission’s fine calculation.