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European Court provides preliminary ruling on the legality of OPAP's monopoly
  • Olswang LLP
  • European Union, Greece
  • January 25 2013

On 24 January 2013, the Court of Justice of the European Union handed down a preliminary judgment on questions referred to it by the Greek courts in


The General Court of the EU overturns the two European Commission lignite decisions
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, Greece
  • October 31 2012

In two landmark rulings on 20 September 2012, the General Court of the European Union in Luxembourg annulled the two European Commission decisions on the Greek “lignite” case


Syfait II
  • NautaDutilh
  • European Union, Greece
  • September 17 2008

Yesterday, the EC Court of Justice (ECJ) handed down its long awaited judgment in the Syfait II Case (Joined Cases C-46806 - C-47806, Sot. Lélos kai Sia), which deals with stock management in the pharmaceutical sector


Greek cases provide useful refresher on definition of 'undertaking' and application of competition rules to public sector
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • European Union, Greece
  • March 27 2008

Two recent Greek cases relating to the organisation of motor sport events and extraction rights for lignite (the main raw material for electricity production in Greece) have summarised the rules on when seemingly public sector activities are subject to competition rules


ECJ delivers long-awaited judgment in Glaxo ‘Greek’ Case on parallel imports
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, Greece
  • September 22 2008

On September 16, 2008, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) handed down a long-awaited judgment in Sot Lélos kai Sia EE and Others v. GlaxoSmithKline AEVE Farmakeftikon Proïonton1 (the Greek Glaxo Case


Refusal to supply exporter wholesalers as abuse of dominant position
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, Greece
  • January 23 2009

The European Court of Justice (“ECJ”) has given judgment in relation to the long-running disputes involving Greek wholesalers and GSK concerning the supply of GSK products for export


European high court decision delivers blow to Greek gambling monopoly
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • European Union, Greece
  • January 29 2013

This past Friday, the Court of Justice of the European Union, the EU's highest court, issued an opinion finding that national legislation granting an


Antitrust, competition and economic regulation client quarterly newsletter
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China, European Union, Greece, USA
  • January 24 2012

A public company CEO recently consented to a federal district court order requiring him to pay a $500,000 civil penalty for violating the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (“HSR Act”


ECJ declares Greek law regulating sports events illegal
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, Greece
  • July 4 2008

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has delivered a Judgment finding that a Greek law, which gives the Greek motor sports federation the right to authorise events in Greece, is incompatible with European competition law


Refusal to meet ordinary orders may amount to an abuse
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union, Greece
  • September 25 2008

On 16 September 2008, the European Court of Justice gave a ruling (in joined cases C-46806 C-47806) on questions referred by a Greek court, concerning whether the failure of a company to meet the orders of a wholesaler may amount to an abuse of a dominant position