The Danish Eastern High Court overturns decision by the Competition Appeal Tribunal and finds that a broadcaster has abused its dominant position by granting rebates (TV2)

On 22 June 2009, the Danish Eastern High Court overturned a decision by the Competition Appeal Tribunal - thereby confirming the earlier decision by the Danish Competition Authority - and found that the Danish broadcaster TV2 has abused its dominant position by granting loyalty enhancing rebates contrary to Section 11 of the Danish Competition Act and Article 82 of the EC Treaty. Factual Background The case concerns the rebate system of the Danish broadcaster TV2 in the period 2001 to 2005. TV2 sold television

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  • Danish Competition and Consumer Authority (Copenhagen)

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Jacob Borum, The Danish Eastern High Court overturns decision by the Competition Appeal Tribunal and finds that a broadcaster has abused its dominant position by granting rebates (TV2), 22 June 2009, e-Competitions Bulletin Media, Art. N° 28758

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