CASE COMMENTS: FOREIGN CASELAW – PRIVATE ENFORCEMENT – ENGAGEMENTS – QUANTIFICATION OF HARM

Italy: The Court of Milan grants a request for damages caused by a margin squeeze practice adopted by a company that obtained a commitment procedure (BT Italia / Vodafone Omnitel)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. In a judgment of 28 July 2015, published two months later, the specialised section for companies of the Court of Milan handed down a very interesting decision that could contribute to the building of Private Enforcement in Italy. This case follows the administrative procedure launched in 2005 before the Competition and Market Authority (hereinafter 'AGCM') against Wind, Telecom Italia and Vodafone. The particularity of this case lies in the fact that, unlike Wind and Telecom Italia, which were convicted in 2007 for abuse of a dominant position on the wholesale market for the termination of calls on their fixed and mobile telephone networks without finding

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Silvia Pietrini, Italy: The Court of Milan grants a request for damages caused by a margin squeeze practice adopted by a company that obtained a commitment procedure (BT Italia / Vodafone Omnitel), 28 July 2015, Concurrences N° 1-2016, Art. N° 77952, pp. 226-228

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