Cases T- 43/16, T- 884/16, and T- 885/16 1&1 Telecom v Commission et al—third party appeals against remedy implementation in Telefónica Deutschland/E-Plus [Archived]
Cases T- 43/16, T- 884/16, and T- 885/16 1&1 Telecom v Commission et al—third party appeals against remedy implementation in Telefónica Deutschland/E-Plus [Archived]

The following Competition guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Cases T- 43/16, T- 884/16, and T- 885/16 1&1 Telecom v Commission et al—third party appeals against remedy implementation in Telefónica Deutschland/E-Plus [Archived]
  • Case facts
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CASE HUB

ARCHIVED—this archived case hub reflects the position at the date of the judgment of 9 October 2018; it is no longer maintained.

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Case facts

Outline Third party merger appeals against the remedy implementation in relation to the conditional clearance decision in Telefónica Deutschland/E-Plus (M.7018), seeking either the annulment of certain remedy-related decisions by the Commission in relation to the implementation of the commitments given in Telefónica Deutschland/E-Plus or, alternatively, the annulment of the clearance decision itself.

Latest development On 9 October 2018, the General Court issued its judgments in which it dismissed third party actions by 1&1 Telecom, Multiconnect and Mass Response Service against the remedy implementation in relation to the Commission’s decision to conditionally approve the acquisition of E-Plus by Telefónica Deutschland (Case M.7018). The General Court concluded that all three appeals were inadmissible.

Parties Applicants:
  1. 1&1 Telecom GmbH (1&1 Telecom) (Case T- 43/16)

  2. Multiconnect GmbH (Multiconnect) (Case T- 884/16)

  3. Mass Response Service GmbH (Mass Response Service) (Case T- 885/16)

Defendant: European Commission

Background The conditional