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Abusive exploitation: The Advocate General Rantos suggests to the Court the criteria to be used to qualify the "abusive exploitation" of a dominant position characterised by exclusionary practices, particularly in the context of the liberalisation of a market (Servizio Elettrico Nazionale)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 9 December 2021 Advocate General Athanasios Rantos delivered his Opinion in Case C-377/20 (Servizio Elettrico Nazionale SpA and Others v Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato)which follows a reference for a preliminary ruling from the Italian Council of State raising a considerable number of questions relating to the interpretation and application of Article 102 TFEU in relation to abusive exclusionary practices by dominant undertakings, particularly in a context of liberalisation of an economic sector, in this case the opening up of the energy supply market in Italy. As a preliminary point, the Advocate General notes that the conduct at

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Alain Ronzano, Abusive exploitation: The Advocate General Rantos suggests to the Court the criteria to be used to qualify the "abusive exploitation" of a dominant position characterised by exclusionary practices, particularly in the context of the liberalisation of a market (Servizio Elettrico Nazionale), 9 December 2021, Concurrences N° 1-2022, Art. N° 104061, www.concurrences.com

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