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Single meeting held to be concerted practice
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union, Netherlands
  • July 13 2009

On 4 June 2009, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held that a single meeting between Dutch mobile phone operators could result in anti-competitive collusion in breach of Article 81(1) EC


Polish telecommunications operator fined 127m for abuses on broadband market
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union, Poland
  • July 6 2011

On 22 June 2011, Telekomunikacja Polska (TP) was fined 127,554,194 for restricting access to competitors on the broadband market in Poland


ECJ confirms France Télécom received a selective advantage under the tax rules
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union
  • December 16 2011

The ECJ upheld the General Court’s decision that the special tax regime afforded to France Télécom (FT) between 1994 and 2002 constituted state aid


Investigation opened into Telefónica and Portugal Telecom agreement
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union, Portugal, Spain
  • February 3 2011

On 24 January 2011, the Commission opened an investigation into whether Telefónica (Spain) and Portugal Telecom had entered into an agreement not to compete on the Iberian telecoms market between September 2010 and December 2011


General Court confirms that government statements of support do not constitute State aid
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union, France
  • June 7 2010

On 21 May 2010, the General Court annulled a decision of the European Commission which had earlier concluded that certain statements, made by the French Minister of the Economy in 2002 indicating that the Government was considering making a shareholder loan to France Telecom (FT), constituted illegal State aid


Iberia’s largest telephone companies receive statement of objections as antitrust investigation continues
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union, Portugal, Spain
  • November 10 2011

The Commission has sent a statement of objections to Telefónica SA and Portugal Telecom regarding an alleged market sharing agreement


Licensing of France’s fourth mobile phone operator did not involve state aid
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union, France
  • May 12 2011

The procedure followed when awarding France's fourth 3G mobile phone licence did not result in state aid according to the Commission


Draft guidelines on State aid for broadband networks
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union
  • June 19 2009

Ahead of definitive guidelines to be published later this year, the European Commission (Commission) is consulting on draft guidelines concerning State aid to broadband networks across Europe


Apple commits to cross-border warranty repair services for iPhone applications
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union
  • October 11 2010

In early 2010, the European Commission launched an investigation into Apple's policy of insisting on a "country of purchase" rule under which warranty repair services for iPhone applications were only available in the country where the iPhone was purchased


ECJ upholds Deutsche Telekom’s 12.6m fine for imposing a ‘margin squeeze’
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union
  • October 25 2010

In 2003, Deutsche Telekom (DT) was fined 12.6m for abuse of its dominant position in the market for direct access to its fixed telephony network from 1998