The Greek Court of Appeal of Athens examines the concept of the abuse of dominant position in the context of the mobile telephony market (2093/2006)

The facts An agent selling mobile phones lodged a complaint to the Court of First Instance of Athens against its supplier claiming that the latter's decision to terminate their agreement constituted an anti-competitive unilateral behaviour breaching the relevant national competition law provisions. The case was rejected by the Court so the plaintiff appealed against the decision to the Athens Court of Appeal. The appellant claimed that not only it suffered significant loses but that also the behaviour in question constitute an abuse of the supplier's dominant position. The claims The lawsuit was based on Article 1 of the 146/1914 Act on unfair competition, Article 2 of the Greek Competition Act and Article 914 of the Greek Civil Code. According to Article 914 of the Greek Civil

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Stefanos Merikas, The Greek Court of Appeal of Athens examines the concept of the abuse of dominant position in the context of the mobile telephony market (2093/2006), 1 January 2006, e-Competitions Judicial review, Art. N° 12562

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