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CJEU Case C-560/18 P / Judgment

Izba Gospodarcza Producentów i Operatorów Urządzeń Rozrywkowych v European Commission

Deciding Body type:
Court of Justice of the European Union
Deciding Body:
Court (Fifth Chamber)
Type:
Decision
Decision date:
30/04/2020

Key facts of the case:

Appeal — Access to documents of the institutions — Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 — Article 4(2), third indent — Exceptions to the right of access — Exception relating to protection of the purpose of investigations — Documents concerning pending infringement proceedings — Detailed opinions issued in the course of a notification procedure under Directive 98/34/EC — Request for access — Refusal — Disclosure of documents requested in the course of the proceedings before the General Court of the European Union — Disclosure — Inadmissibility — Interest in bringing proceedings — Continuation.

Outcome of the case:

On those grounds, the Court (Fifth Chamber) hereby:

  1. Dismisses the appeal;
  2. Orders Izba Gospodarcza Producentów i Operatorów Urządzeń Rozrywkowych to bear its own costs and to pay those incurred by the European Commission;
  3. Orders the Kingdom of Sweden and the Republic of Poland to bear their own costs.