The higher Court upheld the General Court's decision and therefore the Commission's original cartel decision stood. However, the Court of Justice also ruled that six years was too long and infringed the companies' right, under Article 47 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights, to have their case heard within a reasonable time.
Justice delayed is justice denied. How the story is never completed Once there was a shepherd boy and he had sheep, obviously. One day he went up a hillock with his sheep and with nothing to do, pulled out a leaf of the old book and cried out to the villagers below “WOLF!