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Competition monthly highlights—September 2021

Published on: 29 September 2021
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Competition monthly highlights—September 2021
  • In this issue:
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) and competition law
  • EU antitrust
  • General Courts dismisses appeals against Commission’s electrolytic capacitors cartel decision
  • AG proposes a unified test for the protection against double jeopardy (ne bis in idem) under the Charter of Fundamental Rights
  • Commission approves Greek measures to increase access to electricity for PPC's competitors
  • EU mergers
  • General Court partially dismisses Altice’s appeal against Commission’s gun-jumping fine regarding its acquisition of PT Portugal; fine reduced by €6.22m
  • EU State aid
  • More...

Article summary

This month’s edition of Competition highlights include (amongst other things): (i) a judgment from the General Court which partially dismissed Altice’s appeal against the Commission’s gun-jumping fine concerning its acquisition of PT Portugal, (ii) the CAT’s decision to grant the second-ever CPO in relation to a damages claim against BT for alleged abuse of dominance in the landline telephone services market, and (iii) a judgment from the Court of Justice which partially set aside the General Court’s judgment regarding Belgium’s excess profit tax scheme for multinational companies. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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