The Supreme Court of the Slovak Republic reverses the judgement of the Regional Court in Bratislava that amended the fine imposed by the Slovak NCA in an abuse of dominant position case (Cargo Slovakia)

Factual background On 31 January 2012, the Supreme Court of the Slovak Republic (the “Supreme Court“) ruled in favour of the applicant, i.e. the Slovak Antimonopoly Office (“SVK AMO“), in its appeal against decision No. 1 S 27/2007-227 of the Regional Court in Bratislava amending decision No. 2006/DZ/R/2/144 of the SVK AMO and upheld the former amount of the fine imposed on Železničná spoločnosť Cargo Slovakia a.s. (“Cargo SK”). The Regional Court in Bratislava (the “Regional Court”) amended the above SVK AMO decision as to the amount of fine imposed on Cargo SK for abuse of dominant position, i.e. breach of Section 8(6) of Act No. 136/2001 Coll. and Article 102 TFEU. The former amount of fine imposed by SVK AMO on Cargo SK was SKK 75,000,000 (approx. EUR 2,489,543) and has been subsequently

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Zuzana Hodonova, Martin Pavlus, The Supreme Court of the Slovak Republic reverses the judgement of the Regional Court in Bratislava that amended the fine imposed by the Slovak NCA in an abuse of dominant position case (Cargo Slovakia), 31 January 2012, e-Competitions January 2012, Art. N° 45547

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