The Court of First Instance annuls the Commission's decisions prohibiting the concentration between schneider and legrand and ordering them to separate accordingly* The Commission's economic analysis is vitiated by errors and omissions which deprive it of probative value, save in relation to French sectoral markets. With regard to French sectoral markets, while acknowledging the anti-competitive effects of the operation, the Court of First Instance finds a serious infringement of the rights of the defence, which leads it to annul the prohibition decision. The Court of First Instance gives two judgments today in relation to the actions brought by the French group Schneider Electric against the Commission's veto of its merger with Legrand, another French producer of low-voltage
The EU General Court annuls the Commission’s decisions prohibiting the concentration between an energy provider and an electrical switches and sockets producer and ordering them to separate accordingly (Schneider / Legrand)
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