The Czech Supreme Administrative Court rules that complainants in merger approval cases cannot appeal the NCA decision (Severni energeticka)

On 26 February 2015, the Supreme Administrative court cancelled the previous judgment of the Regional Court in Brno which held that a complainant in merger approval proceedings may appeal the decision of the Office for Protection of Competition (“Office”) to the extent it did not address its objections against the concentration in question. The Supreme Administrative Court was of a different view (in accordance with the Office’s view) and did not give the complainant such a right to appeal. Summary of Proceedings This case relates to a proceedings before the Office which were initiated by a notification of 21 July 2009 regarding the approval of concentration of undertakings LIBUTE INVESTMENTS Ltd. And International Power Opatovice, a.s. (Ref.No. S189/2009/KS). The Office published the

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Jiri Kindl, The Czech Supreme Administrative Court rules that complainants in merger approval cases cannot appeal the NCA decision (Severni energeticka), 26 February 2015, e-Competitions Bulletin Energy & Mergers, Art. N° 72009

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