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


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 rules on award criteria in Greek case
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union, Greece
  • February 27 2008

Following a preliminary reference from a Greek Court, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) gave its ruling (in case C-53206) on questions raised concerning award criteria used in the assessment of a contract to carry out parts of a town planning project for the Municipality of Alexandrouplois


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


Application of competition law to public bodies - recent ECJ authority
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • Greece, European Union
  • April 3 2008

In the first case, an independent Greek motor sport organiser challenged the decision of ELPA to refuse consent for an event it wanted to organise


AG gives Opinion in pharmaceutical parallel trade case
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union, Greece
  • April 16 2008

On 1 April 2008, Advocate-General Colomer (AG) gave his Opinion, on a reference from a Greek court, on whether a refusal by a dominant pharmaceutical company to meet the full orders of wholesalers amounted to an abuse of a dominant position contrary to Article 82 of the EC Treaty


GlaxoSmithKline infringed competition rules by restricting parallel trade
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, Greece
  • April 4 2008

Advocate General Ruiz-Jarabo has delivered a non-binding opinion to the European Court of Justice (ECJ), finding that GlaxoSmithKline Plc (GSK) abused its dominant position by limiting distribution of certain pharmaceuticals to Greek wholesalers


Advocate General’s opinion supporting parallel trade in Greek case against GSK
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, Greece
  • May 7 2008

The long running saga of disputes between Greek exporter wholesalers and GSK following GSK’s refusal of supplies for export purposes has taken a new turn