The UK Court of Appeal refuses to allow appeals by four companies in an extension of the time limit for appealing a decision (Somerfield / Co-operative)

Facts of the case A key problem in this case was whether the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) correctly held that there were “exceptional circumstances” justifying an extension of the time limit for appealing a decision of the Appellant, the Office of Fair Trading (OFT). The question to be tried was whether other appeals, apart from the OFT’s, should be allowed. “The Respondents in Case 1197/1/12, Somerfield Stores Limited and Co-operative Group Food Limited (which acquired the assets and liabilities of Somerfield Limited (together the singular “Somerfield”), and the Respondents in case 1200/1/1/12, Gallaher Group Limited and Gallaher Limited (together the singular “Gallaher”) had each entered into early resolution agreements with the OFT in about July 2008 (respectively the “SERA” and the

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  • Manchester University

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Dorota Galeza, The UK Court of Appeal refuses to allow appeals by four companies in an extension of the time limit for appealing a decision (Somerfield / Co-operative), 7 avril 2014, e-Competitions April 2014, Art. N° 68704

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