CASE COMMENTS : ANTICOMPETITIVE PRACTICES – ARTICLE 101 TFEU – RESTRICTION OF COMPETITION – POTENTIAL COMPETITOR – MARKET FOR THE PROVISION OF CREDIT AND DEFERRED DEBIT CARD ACQUIRING SERVICES

Potential competitor: The General Court clarifies the notion of potential competitor and upholds the fine imposed on a company who manages an international payment card network (Visa Europe and Visa International Service)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. GCEU, 14 April 2011, Visa Europe and Visa International Service v. Commission, Case T-461/07 Primarily, by way of an action for annulment of Commission Decision C(2007)4471 final of 3 October 2007 relating to a proceeding under Article 81 EC and Article 53 of the EEA Agreement (COMP/D1/37860 - Morgan Stanley/Visa International and Visa Europe) and, in the alternative, by way of an application for annulment or reduction of the fine imposed on the applicants, the Court of First Instance of the European Union dismissed the action in its entirety. By way of background, Morgan Stanley, a financial institution registered in the United States, the

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Cyril Sarrazin, Potential competitor: The General Court clarifies the notion of potential competitor and upholds the fine imposed on a company who manages an international payment card network (Visa Europe and Visa International Service), 4 April 2011, Concurrences N° 3-2011, Art. N° 37315, pp. 96-97

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