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Competition monthly highlights—December 2019

Published on: 20 December 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Competition monthly highlights—December 2019
  • In this issue:
  • EU antitrust
  • Further power cables cartel appeals dismissed
  • Otis judgment confirms any party that has suffered loss as a result of breach of Article 101 TFEU can claim damages
  • EU State aid
  • Appeal against General Court’s judgment ordering Greece to recover aid from Geek aluminium producer dismissed
  • Italian aid to rail operator Ferrovie del Sud Est was illegal and should be recouped
  • Advocate General suggests national limitation periods for the recovery of State aid cannot be shorter than EU law
  • Advocate General suggests setting aside General Court’s judgment regarding Slovak health insurance bodies
  • More...

Article summary

This month’s edition of Competition highlights include: (1) the High Court’s judgment in Re Fourfront Group Ltd and others, in which the applicant’s were granted permission to continue as directors. The High Court accepted there can be an exemption to a director disqualification order/undertaking under strict conditions; (2) the CMA’s decision to fine Berkshire estate agents £600,000; and (3) the CMA unconditional clearance of LN-Gaiety’s acquisition of MCD after a phase 2 investigation. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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