CASE COMMENTS: MERGERS - ACQUISITION OF ASSETS – NOTION OF UNDERTAKING

Acquisition of assets : The Competition Appeal Tribunal dismisses an application for review that challenged that the acquisition of assets in the course of a Court liquidation proceedings gave rise to the acquisition of an undertaking (SeaFrance)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. CAT, Jan. 9, 2015, SeaFrance On 9 January 2015, the Competition Appeal Tribunal ("the CFI") delivered a new judgment in the SeaFrance case, a case which is therefore still making waves both in merger law and in State aid law (the CFI delivered a judgment on 6 February 2015 in Case T-1/12 concerning the European Commission's decision to declare notified restructuring aid to SeaFrance incompatible with the internal market - an aspect which will not be discussed in this column). Following its difficulties, on 30 June 2010, SeaFrance, an SNCF subsidiary active in the cross-Channel maritime transport sector, was placed in receivership. On 16 November 2011,

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Olivier Billard, Guillaume Fabre, Acquisition of assets : The Competition Appeal Tribunal dismisses an application for review that challenged that the acquisition of assets in the course of a Court liquidation proceedings gave rise to the acquisition of an undertaking (SeaFrance), 9 January 2015, Concurrences N° 2-2015, Art. N° 73083, pp. 128-130

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