CASE COMMENTS: UNILATERAL PRACTICES - MARGIN SQUEEZE – ESSENTIAL INPUT – RELEVANT MARKET

Margin squeeze : The Court of Justice of the European Union maintains its case law related to margin squeeze (Telefonica)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The Telefónica case is important because of the debate it has generated on the full judicial review of fines imposed under competition law by the Court of First Instance and the Court of Justice (on this and other procedural aspects of the case, see the Chronicle of Proceedings in this issue.). On the substance, i.e. on the law of abuse of a dominant position with regard to margin squeeze, the judgment brings very little new. The case started with a complaint by the Spanish subsidiary of Wanadoo against the Spanish incumbent operator Telefónica. Wanadoo Spain claimed to be the victim of a margin squeeze in the Spanish broadband Internet access market. At

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Anne-Lise Sibony, Margin squeeze : The Court of Justice of the European Union maintains its case law related to margin squeeze (Telefonica), 17 July 2014, Concurrences N° 4-2014, Art. N° 69871, pp. 130-132

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