October 1985

Unilateral Practices

The EU Court of Justice holds that an undertaking in a dominant position in television broadcasting which authorised telemarking to its subsidiary without any justification is abusing its dominant position (Télémarketing / CLT)
European Court of Justice (Luxembourg)
Case 311/84 Centre belge d’études de marché — Télémarketing (CBEM) SA v Compagnie luxembourgeoise de télédiffusion SA and Information publicité Benelux SA* 1. Article 86 of the EEC Treaty applies to an undertaking holding a dominant position on a particular market, even where that position is due not (...)


The UK High Court awards an interim injunction restraining a breach of Art 81 EC as it was proven that there is a serious question to be tried (Cutsforth / Mansfield Inn)
London School of Economics (London)
In the present case, the applicant sought the extension until trial or further order of an interim injunction granted ex parte against the defendants. This application was accepted by the trial judge, Sir Neil Lawson J., for reasons which will be set out presently. Before proceeding to the (...)

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