The European Court of Justice has just adopted its Judgment on the “endive case ". It is an important decision which determines relative scope of agricultural and competition law.
The Court does not enter into the details of the case. In European law, when a court has doubts about the interpretation to be given to Community law, it must request for a preliminary ruling to the European Court. The question was related to the practice of concertation on quantities placed on the market and the practice of exchanges of strategic information and their conformity with the European rules.