The EU General Court confirms Commission’s right to request documents pre-dating a member state’s accession to the EU (Slovak Telecom)

On 22 March 2012, the General Court rendered a judgment confirming the European Commission’s power to request documents pre-dating a member state’s accession to the EU. Indeed, the Court found that the Commission had been entitled to order Slovak Telekom to disclose information predating Slovakia’s accession to the EU in its investigation into possible abuse of dominance. In 2009, the Commission initiated proceedings

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  • Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)

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Martin Favart, The EU General Court confirms Commission’s right to request documents pre-dating a member state’s accession to the EU (Slovak Telecom), 22 March 2012, e-Competitions Bulletin March 2012, Art. N° 58394

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