The EU General Court fully confirms the legality of the Commission’s inspection decisions under Regulation No 1/2003 and dismisses the appeals on all grounds (Deutsche Bahn)

I. Facts Deutsche Bahn AG (hereafter “the rail company” and "the applicant") is an international company operating in the field of national and international transport of goods and passengers as well as logistics and services in the rail sector. DB Mobility Logistics AG, DB Energie GmbH, DB Schenker Rail GmbH and DB Schenker Rail Deutschland AG (hereafter “the entities”) are 100% directly or indirectly owned by the rail company. The cases T-289/11, T-290/11, and T-521/11 refer to three Decisions adopted by the Commission in the period between March and July 2011. In line with these decisions, the rail company and its entities had to undergo an inspection under Article 20, paragraph 4, of Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 of 16 December 2002 on the implementation of the rules on competition laid

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David Leys, The EU General Court fully confirms the legality of the Commission’s inspection decisions under Regulation No 1/2003 and dismisses the appeals on all grounds (Deutsche Bahn), 6 September 2013, e-Competitions September 2013, Art. N° 57032

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