CASE COMMENTS: UNILATERAL PRACTICES - EUROPEAN UNION - ABUSE - MARGIN SQUEEZE

Exclusionary abuse: The Court of Justice of the European Union dismisses the appeal brought by the Slovak incumbent telecommunications operator against a judgment of the General Court of the European Union confirming a decision of the European Commission fining it for a margin squeeze strategy (Slovak Telekom)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Simultaneously with the examination of Deutsche Telekom 's appeal against the judgment of the General Court of 13 December 2018, which had upheld the European Commission's decision of 15 October 2014, the Court of Justice is ruling on the appeal filed by Slovak Telekom. It will be recalled that the Commission had sanctioned the Slovak incumbent and its German parent company for abuse of a dominant position by the former on the market for ADSL Internet access in Slovakia through a strategy of margin squeeze in the area of access to the local telecommunications loop. Slovak Telekom was required under the sectoral rules to provide access to its local loop to

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Frédéric Marty, Exclusionary abuse: The Court of Justice of the European Union dismisses the appeal brought by the Slovak incumbent telecommunications operator against a judgment of the General Court of the European Union confirming a decision of the European Commission fining it for a margin squeeze strategy (Slovak Telekom), 25 March 2021, Concurrences N° 2-2021, Art. N° 100522, pp. 88-89

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