The Finnish Supreme Administrative Court rules on the admissibility of a competitor’s complaint against a decision about universal service provider status on postal markets (Oy Matkahuolto Ab)

The Finnish Supreme Administrative Court has made a decision regarding the admissibility of a competitor’s complaint made on the basis of designation of universal service provider status. The Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority had made a decision designating major national postal services provider Itella Posti Oy as the universal service provider for delivery of parcels sent from Finland and weighing 10 kilograms or less [1]. Oy Matkahuolto Ab, a competitor of the designated undertaking, filed a complaint against the decision at the Helsinki Administrative Court. The Administrative Court found the complaint inadmissible because, according to its view, the decision which the complaint concerned did not directly affect a right, obligation or interest [2] of the undertaking that

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Katri Havu, The Finnish Supreme Administrative Court rules on the admissibility of a competitor’s complaint against a decision about universal service provider status on postal markets (Oy Matkahuolto Ab), 25 September 2014, e-Competitions September 2014, Art. N° 70044

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