July 1991

Anticompetitive practices

The EU Court of Justice upholds the Commission’s interim measures requiring a supplier of motor vehicles to refrain from complying with a circular which gives various instructions to the dealers in its distribution system until a decision is given on the substance ( Peugeot)
European Court of Justice (Luxembourg)
Case T-23/90 Automobiles Peugeot SA and Peugeot SA v Commission of the European Communities* 1. It is for the Commission, in the exercise of the supervisory powers conferred on it by the Treaty and by Regulation No 17, to decide pursuant to Article 3(1) of that regulation whether it is (...)

Unilateral Practices

The EU Court of Justice sanctions three television companies for abusing their dominant position by refusing to provide basic information to a new competitor (Magill / RTE)
European Court of Justice (Luxembourg)
Case T-69/89 Radio Telefis Eireann v Commission of the European Communities* 1. The substance of the obligations imposed on the Commission by Article 10(5) of Regulation No 17 to provide the Advisory Committee on Restrictive Practices and Monopolies with a summary of the case together with (...)

The EU Court of Justice states that an undertaking with a market share of 50 per cent could be considered dominant unless the undertaking proves the opposite (AKZO Chemie)
European Court of Justice (Luxembourg)
Case C-62/86 AKZO Chemie BV v Commission of the European Communities* 1. Regard for the rights of the defence requires that the undertaking concerned shall have been enabled to make known effectively its point of view on the documents relied upon by the Commission in making the findings on (...)

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