*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On January 13, 2004, the United States Supreme Court issued a decision entitled Verizon Communications Inc. V. Law Offices of Curtis V. Trinko LLP, to which American commentators refer, mentioning only the name of the plaintiff, Trinko. This Trinko decision is considered in the United States by some observers to be one of the major decisions of the Supreme Court (see T. LIPSKI, L'arrêt Verizon Communications/Trinko et l'avenir des relations des autorités de concurrence US/UE , Global Competition Highlights, Bull. Latham & Watkins, n° 3, 04/2004). The judgment clarifies some of the conditions for the implementation of Section 2 of the Sherman Act relating
CASE COMMENTS: INTERNATIONAL POLICY - REGULATORY - TELECOMMUNICATIONS - ESSENTIAL FACILITIES - LEVERAGE EFFECTS
United States of America: The US Supreme Court rules on the current relationhip between antitrust law and sectoral regulation in the telecommunications sector (Trinko)
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