Rule of law: The General Court of the European Union annuls the European Commission’s decision to reject a complaint in favor of a national competition authority for not having examined concretely and precisely the evidence of the alleged infringement of the requirements of the rule of law (Sped-Pro)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. In this case, for the first time, the General Court of the European Union analyzes the impact of systemic or generalized failures of the rule of law in an EU Member State on the determination of which competition authority is best placed to examine a complaint. At the origin of this judgment, a Polish company active in the provision of forwarding services filed a complaint with the Commission against another company controlled by the Polish State and offering rail freight transport services. The first company alleged that the Polish State-controlled company had abused its dominant position on the market in Poland by essentially refusing to enter into a

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Barbara Monti, Rule of law: The General Court of the European Union annuls the European Commission’s decision to reject a complaint in favor of a national competition authority for not having examined concretely and precisely the evidence of the alleged infringement of the requirements of the rule of law (Sped-Pro), 9 February 2022, Concurrences N° 2-2022, Art. N° 106531, pp. 174-175

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