The UK Competition Appeal Tribunal upholds a fine totalling £50 million to the national post office for abusing its dominant position by announcing price changes (Royal Mail)

On 12 November 2019, the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal ("CAT") upheld Ofcom's decision to fine Royal Mail £50 million for abusing a dominant position by announcing price changes. Royal Mail has announced that it is seeking permission to appeal to the Court of Appeal. WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW - KEY TAKEAWAY The CAT upheld the £50 million fine on Royal Mail - the second largest single fine ever imposed in the UK for a competition law infringement. Royal Mail was found to have infringed competition law by announcing pricing changes, even though those prices changes were never

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Nigel Parr, Christopher Eberhardt, The UK Competition Appeal Tribunal upholds a fine totalling £50 million to the national post office for abusing its dominant position by announcing price changes (Royal Mail), 12 novembre 2019, e-Competitions November 2019, Art. N° 95618

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