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Key facts of the case:

Appeal under Article 56 of the Statute of the Court of Justice of the European Union, brought on 17 April 2014, by AC‑Treuhand AG, established in Zurich (Switzerland), represented by C. Steinle, I. Bodenstein and C. von Köckritz, Rechtsanwälte, applicant, the other party to the proceedings being European Commission, represented by H. Leupold, F. Ronkes Agerbeek and R. Sauer, acting as Agents, with an address for service in Luxembourg, defendant at first instance.

Appeal — Competition — Agreements, decisions and concerted practices — European tin stabiliser and ESBO/esters heat stabiliser markets — Article 81(1) EC — Scope — Consultancy firm not operating on the relevant markets — Definition of ‘agreement between undertakings’ and ‘concerted practice’ — Calculation of the amount of fines — The 2006 Guidelines on the method of setting fines — Unlimited jurisdiction.

Results (sanctions) and key consequences of the case:

...the Court (Second Chamber) hereby:

1. Dismisses the appeal.

2. Orders AC‑Treuhand AG to pay the costs.