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Antitrust and Competition - The EU Weekly Briefing (17 October 2016)
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • European Union, Greece, Slovenia, South Korea, United Kingdom
  • October 17 2016

On 13 October 2016 the European Commission (Commission) appealed the World Trade Organisation (WTO) ruling (which can be found here and here

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

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

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

Antitrust and competition - the EU weekly briefing (14 March 2016)
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • Denmark, European Union, France, Greece, United Kingdom
  • March 14 2016

Commission approves McKesson acquisition of UDG Healthcare in the EEA but refers UK element to the CMA for approval. On 4 March 2016

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

Application of competition law to public bodies - recent ECJ authority
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • European Union, Greece
  • 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

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

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

Greek cases provide useful refresher on definition of 'undertaking' and application of competition rules to public sector
  • Shepherd and 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