Judgement C-126/1997 by the European Court of Justice delivered 1 June 1999.
(Competition - Application by an arbitration tribunal, of its own motion, of Article 81 EC (ex Article 85) - Power of national courts to
annul arbitration awards
REFERENCE to the Court under Article 234 EC (ex Article 177) by the Hoge Raad der Nederlanden (Netherlands) for a preliminary ruling in the proceedings pending before that court between Eco Swiss China Time Ltd and Benetton International NV on the interpretation of Article 81 EC (ex Article 85),
THE COURT, composed of: G.C. Rodríguez Iglesias, President, P.J.G. Kapteyn, J.-P. Puissochet, G. Hirsch and P. Jann (Presidents of Chambers), G.F. Mancini, J.C. Moitinho de Almeida (Rapporteur), C. Gulmann, J.L. Murray, D.A.O. Edward, H. Ragnemalm, L. Sevón and M. Wathelet, Judges, Advocate General: A. Saggio, Registrar: H. von Holstein, Deputy Registrar,
after considering the written observations submitted on behalf of: -Eco Swiss China Time Ltd, by P.V.F. Bos and M.M. Slotboom, of the Rotterdam Bar, and S.C. Conway, Attorney-at-Law admitted to the District of Columbia and Illinois Bar.