CASE COMMENTS: REGULATORY - POSTAL SERVICES – UNIVERSAL SERVICE PROVIDER – QUANTITY DISCOUNTS – REQUIREMENT OF NON-DISCRIMINATION

Postal services : The Court of Justice of the European Union states that a system of quantity discounts per sender set by a universal service provider does not violate the principle of non-discrimination in postal tariffs laid down by Article 12 of Directive 97/67/EC (Bpost)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. CJEU, 11 Feb. 2015, bpost v. Belgian Institute for Postal Services and Telecommunications (BIPT), case C-340/13 Reference for a preliminary ruling by the Cour d'appel de Bruxelles (Brussels Court of Appeal) in a dispute between the provider of the universal postal service in Belgium (bpost) and the Belgian regulatory authority for postal services and telecommunications (BIPT), the Court of Justice was called upon to rule on the interpretation of Article 12 of Directive 97/67/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 December 1997 on common rules for the development of the internal market of Community postal services and the improvement of

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Jean-Philippe Kovar, Postal services : The Court of Justice of the European Union states that a system of quantity discounts per sender set by a universal service provider does not violate the principle of non-discrimination in postal tariffs laid down by Article 12 of Directive 97/67/EC (Bpost), 11 February 2015, Concurrences N° 2-2015, Art. N° 73184, pp. 170-171

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