European Union – Rules on competition. The General Court of the European Union granted the application by Akzo Nobel NV (Akzo) for annulment of Commission Decision of 30 June 2011, amending Commission Decision C(2009) 8682 final relating to a proceeding under art 81 EC and art 53 of the European Economic Area Agreement in so far as it had been addressed to Akzo and Akcros Chemicals Ltd.