The Czech Supreme Administrative Court cancels the decision of the Regional Court which has refused a producer of lignite access to the file of a competitor in a merger control case (Litvínovská Uhelná)

Subject matter of the case On 3 August 2008, Litvínovská uhelná a.s. (“Litvínovská uhelná”), a producer of lignite and at that time a part of the Czech Coal Group (one of the major players in the Czech energy sector) filed a complaint to the Czech Office for Protection of Competition (the “Office”) against a proposed merger of LIBUTE INVESTMENTS Ltd. and International Power Opatovice, a.s. (the “Merger”) . Through the Merger, J&T group, one of important players in the Czech energy sector, aimed to acquire control over International Power Opatovice nad Labem, a.s., which is active in the following business fields: (i) the centralised supply of heat, (ii) the production of electricity, (iii) the provision of supplementary energy services, (iv) the maintenance of technological devices. In the

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Karel Svoboda, The Czech Supreme Administrative Court cancels the decision of the Regional Court which has refused a producer of lignite access to the file of a competitor in a merger control case (Litvínovská Uhelná), 28 March 2013, e-Competitions Bulletin Energy & Mergers, Art. N° 52714

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