Athina Tsitsou

DG CNECT (Brussels)
Legal Assistant

Tsitsou Athina acts as Legal Assistant for European Commission - DG Internal Market and Services.


1657 Bulletin

Athina Tsitsou The EU Court of Justice rules that reliance on legal advice or decisions of NCAs does not preclude imposition of fines for infringing Art. 101 TFEU (Bundeswettbewerbsbehörde / Schenker)


In a reference for a preliminary ruling under Article 267 TFEU, made by the Oberster Gerichtshof (Austria) on 5th December 2011, the EU Court of Justice was asked to respond to the following question; whether a fine may be imposed, in case of an infringement of Art.101 TFEU, when the (...)

Athina Tsitsou The Hellenic Competition Authority imposes on a Greek leading movie producer and distributor the obligation to supply movies to its economically dependent competitor (Odeon / Technopolis)


Facts In 2005 the company "ODEON ENTERPRISE OF PUBLIC ENTERTAINMENT S.A.", hereinafter ODEON, opened the multiplex cinemas ODEON TALOS in Heraklion of Crete, in Greece. In the same area another multiplex called TECHNOPOLIS CINE TSAGKARAKIS S.A., hereinafter TECHNOPOLIS, has been active since (...)

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