The EU Court of Justice Advocate General Kokott issues an opinion supporting the rights of defence of merging parties (UPS / TNT)

On 25 July 2018, Advocate General (“AG”) Kokott issued an Opinion in which she concludes that the General Court (“GC”) was correct to annul the Commission’s 2013 decision to prohibit UPS’s acquisition of its package delivery rival, TNT Express. In the decision, the Commission relied upon a “price concentration” econometric model as support for prohibiting the merger. This model exhibited significant differences

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Porter Elliott, The EU Court of Justice Advocate General Kokott issues an opinion supporting the rights of defence of merging parties (UPS / TNT), 25 July 2018, e-Competitions Due Process Research Program, Art. N° 87551

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