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Telecommunications: The Court of Justice of the European Union confines the standard of proof in the Bronner judgment requiring verification of the indispensability of access for competitors to the sole refusal of access (Deutsche Telekom; Slovak Telekom)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On March 25, 2021, the Court of Justice of the Union delivered its judgments in C-152/19 (Deutsche Telekom AG v. European Commission) and C-165/19 (Slovak Telekom a.s. v. European Commission). By those judgments, the Court of Justice of the European Union dismisses the appeals and upholds the fine of EUR 38 061 963, to which Slovak Telekom and Deutsche Telekom are jointly and severally liable, and the fine of EUR 19 030 981, to which Deutsche Telekom alone is liable. But the interest of these judgments lies elsewhere. It lies in the Court's validation of the reasoning of the Court of First Instance that it is not the same thing for a dominant

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Alain Ronzano, Telecommunications: The Court of Justice of the European Union confines the standard of proof in the Bronner judgment requiring verification of the indispensability of access for competitors to the sole refusal of access (Deutsche Telekom; Slovak Telekom), 25 March 2021, Concurrences N° 1-2021, Art. N° 99865, www.concurrences.com

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