Case T- 201/11 Si.mobil v Commission (rejection of complaint) [Archived]
Case T- 201/11 Si.mobil v Commission (rejection of complaint) [Archived]

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  • Case T- 201/11 Si.mobil v Commission (rejection of complaint) [Archived]
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Case facts

Outline Appeal to the General Court seeking annulment of the Commission decision of 21 January 2011 rejecting a complaint brought by Si.mobil on 14 August 2009 accusing Mobitel of abusive practices (contrary to Article 102 TFEU) on the basis that a national competition authority was already dealing with the case.

This case focuses on the Commission's procedure and discretion for dealing with competition law complaints when national competition authorities within the European Competition Network are already investigating the same issues.
Parties Applicant: Si.mobil telekomunikacijske storitve d.d (Si.mobil)

Defendant: European Commission

Si.mobil is a Slovenian mobile operator which provides both business and retail services to customers in Slovenia.

Mobitel is a Slovenian mobile telecommunications company which is 100% owned by Telekom Slovenije. It provides a range of communications services to consumers in Slovenia.
Background On 14 August 2009, Si.mobil lodged a complaint with the European Commission against Mobitel regarding alleged violations of Article 102 TFEU in connection with