Low & Bonar v European Commission

Case T-59/06 Low & Bonar plc v European Commission EU:T:2011:669

Barrister: Matthew O’Regan
Area of law: Competition law
Summary: Matthew successfully represented Low & Bonar in challenging a fine imposed on it for a subsidiary’s involvement in a cartel between European manufacturers of industrial bags. He demonstrated that the subsidiary had only participated in meetings between Belgian and Dutch manufacturers and was unaware of an overall cartel at the European level. Accordingly, the General Court reduced the fine by 25%.