CASE COMMENT : PROCEDURE – STATE AID – ABUSE OF DOMINANT POSITION – COMPLAINT – ACTION FOR FAILURE TO ACT

Complaint: The General Court reminds the plaintiffs the requirement for the Commission to be legally bound to act upon an anticompetitive practice complaint (Ryanair)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. In a judgment delivered today, 19 May 2011, in Case T-423/07 (Ryanair v Commission), the Court of First Instance of the European Union has come recall the particularly strict requirements placed on a complainant for the Commission to reasonably expect to receive a complaint denouncing an abuse of a dominant position within the meaning of Regulation 1/2003, and 773/2004. This case originated in a letter addressed to the Commission on 3 November 2005 by the Irish low cost airline Ryanair Ltd, in which the latter denounced the fact that Lufthansa and its Star Alliance partners enjoyed exclusive use of the terminal 2 of Munich airport, which not only

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Alain Ronzano, Complaint: The General Court reminds the plaintiffs the requirement for the Commission to be legally bound to act upon an anticompetitive practice complaint (Ryanair), 19 May 2011, Concurrences N° 3-2011, Art. N° 54443, “www.concurrences.com”

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