The Regional Court of Cologne rejects damages claim by a hearing aid manufacturer against the Federal Cartel Office following a merger prohibition decision (GN Store Nord)

In a judgment of 26 February 2013, the German Regional Court of Cologne rejected an action for damages in the amount of more than € 1.1 billion by Danish hearing-aid manufacturer GN Store Nord A/S against the German Federal Cartel Office (FCO). GN Store sought compensation from the FCO for the latter’s 2006 prohibition of the merger of GN Store’s hearing- aid business with Phonak Holding AG. In

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  • Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)
  • Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)

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Porter Elliott, Johan Van Acker, The Regional Court of Cologne rejects damages claim by a hearing aid manufacturer against the Federal Cartel Office following a merger prohibition decision (GN Store Nord), 26 February 2013, e-Competitions Bulletin February 2013, Art. N° 56918

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